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Old 04-29-2014, 11:22 AM   #1
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XPipe to weld or not?

So here's my question....looking to buy an xpipe to enhance the exhaust and rid of the stock H. Summit racing has this deal called Magnaflow Tru-X which by my understanding can be welded in place of the stock H. Would it be cheaper/better to just buy a xpipe kit and install myself or get my local muffler shop to do the magnaflow? Thoughts? As always thanks for the help.
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The stock H is bolted on. It'll be much easier to just bolt in the midpipe yourself, that way if you ever have to change exhaust you don't have to cut it off.
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+1 I never weld mine because I like to change it up every now and then.
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Then there are events you may not forsee. Like I had a prochamber and loved it, didn't really have any major plans for the car. But then I got a better job and started to dump money into suspension, well one of the suspension components isn't going to clear the Prochamber so i swapped it out for an O/R H pipe.
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Get a UPR off road X pipe , and stay away from welding anything besides mufflers
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Old 04-29-2014, 06:13 PM   #6
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If you got a catback I still wouldn't weld it. If you start getting leaks then weld it, I just like having the option to take my exhaust completely off and change it up or just clean it up.
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If you got a catback I still wouldn't weld it. If you start getting leaks then weld it, I just like having the option to take my exhaust completely off and change it up or just clean it up.

Well it's kind of hard to get a mustang that doesn't have weld in mufflers already, unless you buy a completely stock mustang.
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Well it's kind of hard to get a mustang that doesn't have weld in mufflers already, unless you buy a completely stock mustang.

Idk about your area, but in my area it's harder to find a Mustang with anything at all done to it. I rarely see modded cars (other than imports) driving around.
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Thanks for the input fella's! I think i've decided to go with the BBK O/R or like Slow4V said a UPR O/R. I was gonna go SLP all the way since I've got Loudmouths but I've heard negative things about fitment with the SLP O/R. Will update. Lol gotta search around for deals.
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Pypes o/r h SLP lm1
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That sounds amazing bro! not gonna lie that video makes the o/r h sound incredible.
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Thanks for the input fella's! I think i've decided to go with the BBK O/R or like Slow4V said a UPR O/R. I was gonna go SLP all the way since I've got Loudmouths but I've heard negative things about fitment with the SLP O/R. Will update. Lol gotta search around for deals.

Let me know if you find a good deal. I have been looking for a bbk but the only good deals I can find are on eBay except they are for long tubes... For some reason craigslist in Dallas never has **** either lol.
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Let me know if you find a good deal. I have been looking for a bbk but the only good deals I can find are on eBay except they are for long tubes... For some reason craigslist in Dallas never has **** either lol.
Will do bro! Lol
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Never weld in anything except mufflers and even then... my 95 had everything clamped with a good set of clamps and I never had an issue.

Also if you get the UPR X get the stainless. Its worth it to not have your **** rust out a few years down the road. UPR actually uses 409 stainless as well, I think Pypes uses the cheap 304 stuff in all their products.
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Never weld in anything except mufflers and even then... my 95 had everything clamped with a good set of clamps and I never had an issue.

Also if you get the UPR X get the stainless. Its worth it to not have your **** rust out a few years down the road. UPR actually uses 409 stainless as well, I think Pypes uses the cheap 304 stuff in all their products.

Had my UPR X on my GT and it looked good as new when it was installed after a good 12months ,

Have it on the Mach 1 too, but it's a tad rusty , because i got it used for like 60 bucks .. Couldn't beat the price
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