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Old 12-19-2013, 08:41 AM   #1
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No, not the furry kind. The kind that get my car to pass state inspection. Here in NC it is just a visual but I'd rather just put them on and leave them so I'm shopping for a set of 2.5" universal cats. Some of the ones on Jegs and Summit say non-OBDII compliant. I'm not sure what that really means or if it even matters since I plan on planning on putting the MIL elims on there anyway.
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What midpipe do you have now? It might be easier to just swap out the entire midpipe for a catted one.
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Right now it's Bassani mid-lengths with an off-road X. It's not an easy part to find without paying out the nose.

So I can get 2 universal cats from Summit or Jegs for like $120 and have them welded in pretty cheap.
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be cheaper and easier to but a catted mid length midpipe probably.
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Why not just put the stock midpipe on?
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The Bassani one is like $450. I guess I'll see if I can find one on one of the forums for sale cheaper than that.
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Why not just put the stock midpipe on?
I don't have one since I bought the car and these headers are just a little longer than shortys so even if I had one it wouldn't fit.

Yes, I screwed myself buying this car without having him get it inspected first.
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Why not just put the stock midpipe on?
Hes got mid length headers which are longer than stock but shorter than LTs
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Screw it. I'm going to find stock manifolds and mid pipe so I don't have to stress over this anymore.
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Whats there to stress just get a catted bassani mid pip and be done
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