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6th Gen ('00-'05): Should I get a ZZP Downpipe?

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Old 08-04-2014, 12:16 PM
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Currently in my 04 Monte Intimidator SS SC I have Magniflow mufflers, Resonator Delete and a CAI. If i was to get the ZZP Downpipe 2.5" with Cat (which deletes U-Bend) will that sound good and add some power? Not looking into headers either. Help me out!
 
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Old 08-04-2014, 12:20 PM
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Yes it will help with exhaust flow to add power and possibly drop a pulley size with a tune. If headers are not an option the down pipe and a front power log is the next best bet.
 
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Old 08-04-2014, 12:42 PM
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Will the sound of it be good or any louder? Dont want to sound like a rice rocket
 
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It'll be a touch louder, but nothing drastic.
 
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All in all would it be a good buy to have and fairly easy to install?
 
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4 bolts, plus the removal of the oxygen sensor. As long as the car isn't too rusted up it shouldn't be terrible.

They are great to have, especially if you aren't going to do headers because the downpipe is one of the largest restrictions in the exhaust.
 
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4 bolts, plus the removal of the oxygen sensor. As long as the car isn't too rusted up it shouldn't be terrible.

They are great to have, especially if you aren't going to do headers because the downpipe is one of the largest restrictions in the exhaust.
I second this
 
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Now when I do this I plan on spraying the bolts for a few days with PB Blaster to make it easier. Would I as well need to replace the gaskeets with the down pipe or reuse? What do I do or where do I pu the O2 sensor once i disconect it front the original Ubend?
 
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New downpipe should come with new gaskets. Unplug both o2 sensors and unscrew sensors from old downpipe. Screw sensors into new downpipe and reconnect them. Very simple
 
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Ok awesome thanks! Sounds like an easy job. Anyone have pictures of exactly where the bolts are so I can start to spray all 4 with PB Blaster? My car has no rust anywhere on it but at 110,000 miles Im sure they wont be a breeze to remove
 

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