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Old 04-24-2008, 08:17 PM
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Effin APEXi Exhaust

Soooo....I ordered my APEXi WS2 catback with a Random Technology Cat....and I go to install them today. and the bend in the exhaust is about 7 inches too far forward...Everything else is in the right place, the muffler and tail paper look great, but the bend in the exhaust doesn't follow the bend in the "tunnel thing" under the car where its supposed to go. I think this has been discussed before...but i dont know. Maybe not. Please help...As we "speak", my darling is up on jackstands (REAL ONES!)

P.S. On a lighter note. I repainted my calipers Fire Engine Red today! Wooooowoooo!
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are you sure you dont have the middle piece turned around the wrong way?

bc my friend def did that when we were puttin an n1 on his teg.
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What do you mean "the wrong way"? It can only go one way...and i had the directions right in front of me as a reference when I was assembling the system.
Be Back. Lemme take some pics.
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Well...nevermind on the pics. I'll try and switch the mid-pipe around tomorrow.


btw 1badbb6, I know a dood named Jesus (hes a Dominican or something) and hes got a black 5g with black rims with red lips. Looks almost identical to yours...yours is nicer lookin, but hes got BOOOOST!
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are you positive you ordered it for an SH??
they coulda sent one for a base by accident.
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On the box...it says Prelude SH and on the instructions and stuff, it says Prelude SH...the dood at Grip Motorsports was like..."well, it says here that its for the 97 to 2000 prelude...that might be the problem."

I'm gonna try to turn that pipe around tomorrow and see what happens.
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it probably is just backwards. I think it is the same part regardless of base or SH; as far as i know the only change is at the header/downpipe. Do you have that little 3" inch extension that goes after the cat?
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Wow. Turns out, we had the middle muffler piping on backwards. I got under the car this morning, switched it around, and got it all together. The only problem though, the piping right before the main big muffler sits against my sway bar. So when starting and shutting off the car, it vibrates like a mofo. I messed around with the hangers and whatnot and got it off about a half inch. I put a strip of doublesided tape on the bar and the pipe, just a temporary fix in case it rubs against.

Now, satisfaction-wise, it sounds great! The car smokes a little bit, but I figured it would happen...brand new cat and exhaust. Other than the occasional puff of smoke and the incessant burning of the stickers on the cat, I'm a pretty happy camper-thing. But yea. Two very enthusiastic thumbs up. Very good.

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Did you have it linked to my photobucket? I clean it out every so often. Hopefully you saved it on your PC somewhere. If not I'll just have to hook you up with another.

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