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Old 09-24-2013, 09:24 AM   #1
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Cant make up my mind

So I have a choice to make but I'm not entirely sure which one to choose. I can either, get a new midpipe, was thinking prochamber. Or get a new tune. Or get a cold air intake with a new throttle body. Any suggestions? My car is bone stock except for some supper 44s
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Old 09-24-2013, 10:12 AM   #2
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Start with tuner. Those other mods won't gain you much with the stock tune. Once you have a tuner you can et new tunes for new mods.
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I disagree, I'd get a mid-pipe. The stock one is junk and these cars are old enough where plugged or partially plugged cats are pretty common.
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Old 09-24-2013, 11:21 AM   #4
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Yeah I have been thinking about getting a tuner for awhile now but I've been told there not worth it.
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Between a midpipe and tune I'd rather get the midpipe, it will change the sound of you're car. The tuners not a bad choice though
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Old 09-24-2013, 12:00 PM   #6
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What do you think about a prochamber? Or should I go with a regular x or h pipe?
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Old 09-24-2013, 12:02 PM   #7
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Prochamber sounds nice. I would suggest YouTube so you can hear the difference in x and h
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Old 09-24-2013, 12:39 PM   #9
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Alright I'll probably get the midpipe then. Are they easy to install? I'm kinda new to this. I have a jack and jack stands and all necessary equipment
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Super easy should take u less than an hour
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Not to hard, the hard part is one of the passenger side bolts which is pretty difficult to get to but doable
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Alright. Other than that one bolt, is there anything else I should watch for? Or any tips?
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Extensions and a swivel or universal socket if you have one and just be careful not to strip it.
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Propane torch, liquid wrench and either a cut down deepwell to get to that nut on the passenger's side OR you can use a 1/2" drive socket and 1/2" swivel. The 1/2" drive stuff is just deep enough to get on the nut but not so deep that you can't get it in there.

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Depending on the miles of the car a lot of arm muscle. And lift the car up pretty good. Doesn't have to be on a lift but we had it on jacks when I did mine but we still barely had any room under it cause the jack couldn't lift it that high.
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A lift makes it a million times easier. The first time. Although when I had my 95 I did the stock pipe swap every 2 years for emissions and I could have it swapped in a half hour from the time the wheels lifted off to the time they touch back down using 2 jackstands and a floor jack.
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A lift makes it a million times easier. The first time. Although when I had my 95 I did the stock pipe swap every 2 years for emissions and I could have it swapped in a half hour from the time the wheels lifted off to the time they touch back down using 2 jackstands and a floor jack.
First time is definetly the hardest.
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Get both then. $194 midpipe(pypes) $379 tuner. After discount $540. Still less than my tuner itself.
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Yeah but I want a prochamber
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Yeah but I want a prochamber
Sounds like you've made up your mind.
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I was referring to 1lowgt. Sorry for the confusion. I've heard many horror stories about the pypes mid pipes
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So I have a choice to make but I'm not entirely sure which one to choose. I can either, get a new midpipe, was thinking prochamber. Or get a new tune. Or get a cold air intake with a new throttle body. Any suggestions? My car is bone stock except for some supper 44s
I say you get. Off road X pipe
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I was referring to 1lowgt. Sorry for the confusion. I've heard many horror stories about the pypes mid pipes
I've got a Pypes O/R X-pipe on my car for 5 years. Still no problems and fits perfectly.
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I've got a Pypes O/R X-pipe on my car for 5 years. Still no problems and fits perfectly.
+1 i got h pipe and it fits great and the only problems ive heard was fitting issues but none here.
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Supposedly Pypes has ironed out their fitment issues from years of customers sending them photos of **** like O2 bungs facing the ground and the pipes literally being multiple inches too wide for stock headers etc... I hear even their headers are ok now, you just have to dimple one of the primaries to clear the steering shaft and they tuck right up to the frame.

In all honesty if the Pypes stuff is fitting ok now I'd go with them simply for the stainless at that price point especially if your car is a DD.
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