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hangs to low

Post by turbo970 » Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:58 pm

heres how low my exhaust sits

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Re: hangs to low

Post by rallyak » Thu Jul 17, 2014 12:49 am

Is the bracket on the transmission connected? And the one on the mid pipe?
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Re: hangs to low

Post by Legacy777 » Thu Jul 17, 2014 6:17 pm

That's not right. It should be much higher than that. Can you take a picture of the down pipe. I second Charles's question, is the bracket holding the downpipe to the transmission connected?
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Re: hangs to low

Post by turbo970 » Thu Jul 17, 2014 6:27 pm

yuppers it is and theres a pic of how low the dp sits on the shorty dp thread. its the best i can get

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Re: hangs to low

Post by Legacy777 » Thu Jul 17, 2014 6:51 pm

Then I would say your problem stems from your down pipe sitting too low, which is probably due to how it was made. The down pipe & mid pipe are all relatively level and don't change elevation. Its elevation is determined by the bend point on the down pipe.
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Re: hangs to low

Post by turbo970_2 » Sat Jul 19, 2014 12:14 am

so would a meagan racing dp fit better?

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Re: hangs to low

Post by James614 » Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:08 am

I know a lot of guys run the Megan and I haven't read any complaints. I have a cheap@ss HKS flat-flange and it sits at the right height. I'd search for threads about down pipe fitment, and see what others have recommended.
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Re: hangs to low

Post by turbo970_2 » Sun Jul 20, 2014 1:45 am

kk this one was a dna racing set up. i dont want to go crazy expensive but not super cheap

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Re: hangs to low

Post by Legacy777 » Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:59 pm

If they are meant to work with the non-twin scroll turbo WRX's it'll work with your Legacy and just the length would need to be adjusted.

I really think your current problem is poor quality and/or sloppy craftsmanship.
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Re: hangs to low

Post by turbo970 » Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:26 am

they both say for 02-07 wrx

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Re: hangs to low

Post by oldscoobyturbo » Sat Sep 13, 2014 1:35 pm

i've seen this before that gap at the tranny cross member is likely one of two things.

1. the hanger on the downpipe is possibly bent up or not in the proper position for good ground clearance.

2. the downpipe is too tall or has the wrong bend for proper ground clearance

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Re: hangs to low

Post by turbo970 » Sat Sep 13, 2014 2:54 pm

i have a new dp waiting to go on. its a better quality one. its a invidia dp with 2 O2 bungs the shop thats putting it on said it will hug up alot better

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Re: hangs to low

Post by TurnNburn » Wed May 13, 2015 8:37 pm

I had the same problem with my turbo back and had to shorten the height of my STI down pipe by about 3 inches to make it fit snuggly.
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