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Old 07-20-2009, 02:28 AM   #1
Another BM
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high flow headers

So i just got my car back from the shop...
I put on a set of ebay headers.
Performance wise i'm pretty happy with them, the wheels are breaking lose stronger in first gear, and you will feel it in the whole rpm range.. The best thing about this mod is the sound now of the engine.
If i'm idle and i gas it a bit i'll hear some backfire which i believe sounds great and while in the high rpms the motor comes to life and rawrs

the only negative is that now i have a CEL.

Is there something i can do to get this light off my dash, without sending out my ECU..??
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Old 07-20-2009, 07:45 AM   #2
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are you running cats? if not get a set of random technology high flow cats, cel should go away I believe... I heard that its recommended to tune the ecu after doing this as a lot of people felt a performance loss after putting on headers!
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Old 07-20-2009, 11:43 PM   #3
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na, i didn't feel any lose.. i feel a good boost in power in all gears...
i was hoping for a diy to delete the cel...

meh w/e even if i have to live with the cel.. its worth the positive effects.
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