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Old 10-08-2003, 07:53 PM   #1
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as of right now i have no low end power due to my gutted cat, if i get a stright pipe to replace my old gutted leaky cat will i get back my lost power or should i just get a new cat put on their?
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ok thats what a thought
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When you put on a straight pipe you lose backpressure thus you'd lose more low end power. Just get a new cat.
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get a bigger one so you can get a lil more hp out of it, thats what the guy did for mine
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