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Old 04-14-2011, 01:51 AM
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Downpipe Scraping?

My friend and I recently installed a DC Sports header on my H23 and it seems to have lowered my downpipe roughly 3 inches. Considering my car is already lowered, this sucks! My downpipe scrapes on every bump I run across. What can I do to fix this? I was thinking of having a muffler shop take a little piping from the under the header/downpipe flange. Any thoughts?
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Old 04-14-2011, 10:22 AM
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Re: Downpipe Scraping?

sounds like its the wrong part. just a guess.
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Old 04-14-2011, 10:38 PM
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Re: Downpipe Scraping?

I got it off of someone on here. Seemed legitimate enough. Had it forever, but never got around to installing it until recently. How could it be the wrong part? What header would fit on my engine except the correct one? I'm really at a loss :(
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Re: Downpipe Scraping?

could be lower. you could get the password:jdm header guard though. i did
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could be lower. you could get the password:jdm header guard though. i did
I'm trying to save money, lol. I was going to head to the exhaust shop tomorrow and see if they could cut out a little piping on the downpipe directly under the header/downpipe flange and weld it back together. I figure this will eliminate a few inches and possibly solve my issue? It won't even bolt to the transmission mount. I don't want armor for my scraping, I just want to eliminate it.
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Re: Downpipe Scraping?

I took it to the shop. I told them to just raise my exhaust as high as possible and they did. My issues is solved! This can be closed.
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with no pictures to show for... awesome thread. Glad you got it fixed
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with no pictures to show for... awesome thread. Glad you got it fixed
Why does it matter...? I need to prove my problem is fixed? It's not like I did it and can show you how to do it.
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