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Old 03-11-2007, 03:17 PM   #1
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All my exhaust piping is 2.25, so would it be beneficial for me to upgrade my cat and muffler to 2.5 even though my down pipe is 2.25?

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I've did a search but can't find it anymore, but I wanted to know what would you suggest to close up the IAT hole on the rice pipe?
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Moved to Performance and Brainstorming. This is where you post Performance related topics, not General Chat.

Opening your exhaust on an L27 to 2.5" will rob you of low-end torque.

I plugged the hole in my ADTR intake pipe when I moved the IAT to the filter with a plastic plug used for plugging electrical knockouts. I used a small amount of silicone RTV to hold it in place.
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Opening your exhaust on an L27 to 2.5" will rob you of low-end torque.
Cars with the N10 muffler (including all H4u in 1993) had 2.5 piping. Low-end torque if anything is better on the two i've driven with the N10 than the multitude of 2.25" piped cars i've been behind the wheel.. IIRC when L27'* were still fighting to be on the 1/4 mile list, 2 or the 3 cars were 93'* with 2.5" pipe, and the other was a 94 with exhaust work.

That being said, I certainly wouldn't go bigger. But if anyone wants to upgrade pipe, i'd find an SSEi exhaust setup @ a junkyard and install that. I would love to actually have the chance to compare two 93 cars, with the 3.06, and both exhausts to see what differences may be present.
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ok so since my downpipe size is 2.25 then it would have a negative affect if I went up to 2.5 on the cat & muffler right? But it would be safe for me to run a 2.5 in/out muffler?
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could I be good with a magnaflow muffler 94005?
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