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Magnaflow header for NC

Postby DanielS172 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:55 am

Hey Brian,

Glad to see there is finally a CARB approved header for the NC. I'm wondering though, is this just an OEM style replacement, or can we expect any power gains and/or style points with this?
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Re: Magnaflow header for NC

Postby Brian » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:11 am

Better than stock, not near as good as our RoadsterSport catted header with primaries twice as long.
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Re: Magnaflow header for NC

Postby DanielS172 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:33 am

Thanks Brian, that's good to know. Do you have any pics of what this looks like on the car? And are you able to share any dyno results?
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Re: Magnaflow header for NC

Postby Brian » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:55 am

Don't have dyno for it, or installed pics.
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Re: Magnaflow header for NC

Postby DanielS172 » Thu May 24, 2018 9:40 am

Any ETA on these? I'm anxious to get mine! :mrgreen:
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Re: Magnaflow header for NC

Postby Brian » Thu May 24, 2018 3:53 pm

Got our contact at Magnaflow checking but should be soon.
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Re: Magnaflow header for NC

Postby DanielS172 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:55 pm

Hey Brian,

Finally got it installed, and everything seems to be fine apart from a little bit of smoke that smells like a charcoal BBQ and a little bit of condensation in the dish thingy of the front O2 sensor. Is this normal, or do you think I should just tighten it more? I have been meaning to get a proper O2 sensor wrench/socket; for now I've just tightened it best I could with a normal wrench.
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Re: Magnaflow header for NC

Postby DanielS172 » Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:57 pm

Here's a picture.
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Re: Magnaflow header for NC

Postby DanielS172 » Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:30 am

Bump. Anyone have any input?
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Re: Magnaflow header for NC

Postby Brian » Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:32 am

New exhaust bits will smoke, to smoothly bend metal tube in mandrel bending machines requires machine oil and it takes time to burn off.

As for condensation, you mean a little puddle forming daily in that dish? If so, might be slight leak when cold, which might be sealing up when hot as metal expands. Most likely it is coming up the threads. If it persists I would pull sensor, chase the threads to clean them a bit, install sensor again.
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Re: Magnaflow header for NC

Postby DanielS172 » Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:58 am

Thanks Brian, that's really helpful. I kind of figured that'd be the answer, but I just wanted to be sure. Yes, slight puddle forming in the dish on the first O2 sensor. I tightened it down a little more with a proper O2 sensor wrench, and it seems better. It's also smoking a lot less now. Guess that's just normal like you said; hopefully it'll go away after I put some miles on the car.
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