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Old 06-14-2005, 04:24 PM   #1
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Default Got the TOG'* yesterday *Updated w/ pics*

Here they are, 1.5 year old ceramic coated TOG'* and 3" magnaflow cat:
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I went to the exhaust shop today and made sure they could do the welding for me on saturday and i plan on installing them on friday after work.
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No doubt you will notice a decent of advantages over the 2.25" DP you currently have.
The KR you were experiencing, IMHO, should be non-existant with the TOG'*.
You know that once these are on, you WILL HAVE TO make plans for a trip to a track in the very near future. I so desperately want to see you pull a 14.9-15.1, and I seriously believe you should be able to with your mods.
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TOGs are looking good, post some pics of the install and do tell how ur bonne runs with them
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Almost looks like they have rust forming...........?
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No doubt you will notice a decent of advantages over the 2.25" DP you currently have.
The KR you were experiencing, IMHO, should be non-existant with the TOG'*.
You know that once these are on, you WILL HAVE TO make plans for a trip to a track in the very near future. I so desperately want to see you pull a 14.9-15.1, and I seriously believe you should be able to with your mods.
Yeah man it should be alot better than the hack job i have now.
I know I WILL HAVE TO go to the track ( ) but i'd like to get the new heads on first. I'm ordering those in 2 weeks (next paycheck) and it takes around two weeks for them to get to my door. Then i'll have another paycheck to spend on gaskets/bolts/fluids.
Dude if i don't hit 14'* the car is going in the delaware

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TOGs are looking good, post some pics of the install and do tell how ur bonne runs with them
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Almost looks like they have rust forming...........?
Yeah they do. They are used and a year and a half old. It'* 14g stainless steel though so i have a loooooong ways to go before that rust starts getting nasty.
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just a little surface rust, take a look at your manifolds.
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My TOG headers are the same age but look new cause I don't drive it in the winter salt. If you keep them dry they shouldn't rust.
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I started putting them in at 6:30 tonight. I worked till 11 and stopped.
Heres the deal.
The front header just barely interferes with the front tranny mount. The top of the mount just needs to be grinded down a few mm to clear. I only thing i had has a file and i barely got it to clear.
The rear header rests on the heat sheild located on the rear beam of the subframe. I took out the sheild and it clears.
The rear subframe rail is REALLY in the way for the lower/rear crossover bolt. I could not get it. It would be 30x easier with a lift, so i'm going to have the exhaust shop do it.
The lines that run along the rear rail of the subframe (maybe break lines?) are in the way of the 02 bung. I'll ask the exhuast shop if they can do something with that to cause i really don't feel like dealing with it.
I'm freaking beat. I'm going to the exhuast shop at 8:30 tomorrow. I figure it will take them all day to finish this mess. picks will come after that.
Man i'm freaking beat.
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Alright, i just got back from droppin the bonnie off at the exhaust shop.
That bottom crossover bolt is a sh$# load easier to get to from under the car. It'* still really hard but no where near as impossible as from the top. So that'* one thing the shop is going to do.
Then theres the 02 bung. it points right torward one of the power steering lines. The exhaust guy said thats something you really don't want to mess with and i believe him.
So he'* going to plug that up and put a new bung on the other side.
Now my cat is 3" in and 3"out so i got a reducer to bring it back down to the stock 2.25" pipe before the stock res. The only good reducer i could find was a 3" to 2". So, i got that and asked them to cut it for me.
The reducer looks like this:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...sPageName=WD1V
I decided not to go with a cutout for now to save some $.
So my whole exhuast is going to be stainless.
And i'm paying 120 for all the above mentioned. The guy was trying to tell me like 160 but after he broke everything down for me i got him to cut the pice down for a few of the things. It'* still a little pricey but i'll be glad it'* finished.
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