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Old 02-13-2009, 10:42 PM   #1
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Default OBX ughh.... I fell for it.

Well my first OBX stainless steel header fit fine, but this ceramic coated header I got for my 99-2000 just isn't up to the job. First off, are these things really ceramic, cause the paint just flakes right off as soon as it gets hot. 2nd, I had to put a dent in one of the pipes so it wouldn't rub on the car...

So anyway.... Watch out for OBX, sometimes its fine, but you might get fucked as well... Just as I did, and be forewarned... The ******* will be swift, it will be hard, and it will be...without mercy...
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Ive never heard of them before, Ebay???
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yeap, the ceramic coated one for my 1.6 fit perfect. but its a crap shoot......guess it came up snake eyes for you
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are we talking about ---- ******* here?
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are we talking about ---- ******* here?
if thats the case then he came up brown eye lol
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Ive never heard of them before, Ebay???
Really?!? Wow. Mostly eBay, but you can get their stuff everywhere. I've bought a resonated test pipe and muffler from them for my Sentra, and they were both excellent quality.
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well my HOMO" expirence with them was I got a free catback (another story) on ebay, so here I am at home for one day, I came down from college to get it from my house and do the install. so the hell begins I take all my **** off, ie catback, and of course the bolts are broken, typical... so there I am having to drill out the cat holes. so I did that and begin to installing the exhaust. I get the retainers up and go to fit the frontmost flange to the cat and to my amazement they weren't even close. like almost a half inch or more off, they had sent me an entirly wrong exhaust my guess a 94+. I have a 91....... so I was up all night trying to drill the cat hole out more in hopes to get it back together so i could travel fives hours back to school the next day....... well over all i got it together and went to my local exhaust shop up here cost about 50 to fix correctly then I bitched out the sellers and they paid for the labor and compensation!!!!! hooray but i will never by from them again.......GAY
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That sounds like the fault of the ebay seller for sending the wrong one, not an OBX quality issue.
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ok.... well on the quality issue just about a week ago my resonator on the obx has become un-welded and now rattles and sounds like doo doo!! its not even 4 months old
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Yeah it's hit or mess, but I just prefer to sell it now and buy a racing beat header...
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You posted a thread about how your shitty eBay header is shitty - in the Classifieds?

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for the price, even with a little hammer work I see them as a good deal...
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You posted a thread about how your shitty eBay header is shitty - in the Classifieds?

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Not to mention, why the hell would we care about headers? Can you mount a turbo to them?
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Lol, good comeback...

Perhaps someone might want a header for their belt-driven turbocharger?

Doesn't that make it MiataTurbo.net sellable then?
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I have one on my NB. Bought it for like $175.00 shipped on eBay. Fit perfectly. I was actually surprised by the quality.

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