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catless downpipe options.

Post by ugaucin » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:15 am

I'm looking for a catless down pipe . What's is the best plug n play? I want to just stick it in with no mods if possible. I'm still running the stock turbo exhaust. So what's my best bet?
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Re: catless downpipe options.

Post by cj91legss » Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:18 pm

You wont be able to stick one in with no mods. You will have to have some sort of reducer installed if you want to keep the stock catback. It will also need to be able 6-8 inches in length.
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Re: catless downpipe options.

Post by scoobydoo94turbo » Fri Feb 21, 2014 7:40 pm

so which front down pipe will fit followed by modification of the mid pipe?
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Re: catless downpipe options.

Post by lucas » Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:57 am

ditch the stock exhaust and just go three inch turbo back. How i run mine passed emissions in CA twice. then i moved to not communist washington always passes.
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Re: catless downpipe options.

Post by scoobydoo94turbo » Sat Mar 01, 2014 2:02 am

Reason im asking what just bolts up is I already took a mid pipe off another legacy turbo cut the cat out, added in a 1ft piece of pipe so if I could find a downpipe that just drops in and will line up with the existing pipe I already made I have no problem cutting an reducing it etc to fit..
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Re: catless downpipe options.

Post by lucas » Sat Mar 01, 2014 5:39 pm

i think most will "fit" but not as plug and play as you want. Mine had to be shortened at the bottom end.
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Re: catless downpipe options.

Post by wtdash » Sun Mar 02, 2014 3:34 am

Hi,
The '02-'07 WRX/STi should be the correct length, but you'll need one of these:
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This will connect to your stock exhaust and allow it to connect to an aftermarket downpipe's flange. CAREFULLY remove the donut gasket and move to the adapter....or better yet, get one b4 the swap and be prepared.

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Re: catless downpipe options.

Post by GTEASER » Fri Jan 16, 2015 11:19 pm

The picture is not showing up. Is that the Grimmspeed adapter?

http://www.grimmspeed.com/3-downpipe-ad ... u-catback/

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Re: catless downpipe options.

Post by wtdash » Fri Jan 16, 2015 11:26 pm

^^
that be it.
Probably cheaper on eBay or other online source.
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