Adivce on Down Pipe install?

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  1. dinojc86

    dinojc86 SHO Member

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    Hi Guys,

    I just purchased down pipes for my 2015 SHO PP.

    Livernois Thunderstorm Down Pipe from CARID.

    Any advice on the install or the product?
    What type of performance upgrade I should feel?

    Not sure if I'm going to do it myself or get a pro, any body know what it might cost?
    Any comments or suggestions are appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. Zpak

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    It’s not fun but not a terribly hard job. You need the turbo gaskets and downpipe to cat back flange gaskets if you didn’t get new ones, lots of 1/2” extensions and a universal, can of pb blaster. I’d recommend new O2’s depending on mileage. I feel, if you’re in there you might as well put in some freshies.
     
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    The blue wrench (map gas torch) may be a good idea too.
     
  4. Csbbrah

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    Just like zpak said. If you have air tools they help immensely. Be careful not to pull the studs out of the turbo flange. Overall not to hard, its just exhaust work so it just sucks overall. In my case I had an O2 sensor pretty much welded onto the bung. Had to chisel it in half to get a socket onto it.

    As far as performance i couldnt give you numbers but more low end grunt and top end power, according to my butt dyno.

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    I may get someone to do it. I don’t have access to air tools at my house and exhaust work is the worst


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