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Old 10-24-2012, 12:31 PM   #1
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Hey my buddy has an up pipe that he will give me.. Lol but didn't know if it would be worth putting on if the rest of my exhaust is stock... And the brand is a bell mouth?? Haven't heard of them.. Any input would be great!!
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:32 PM   #2
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I'm a noob but isn't bellmouth the type, not brand.

Edit - also free is always good if he's just "giving you the pipe" why not.
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:34 PM   #3
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catless uppipes are worth it even if stock, if that cat breaks up it goes straight into the turbo, plus gives a little faster spool. as far as the brand...a "bell mouth" is usually referred to as a type of DOWNPIPE style, not uppipe or brand.

either way free is always good
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Old 10-24-2012, 01:08 PM   #4
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Up pipes were a hassle in my MY02. I had one fail in the flex pipe, had a cast iron TXS unit that would never seal and went through many gaskets over the years. Make sure it didn't cause the previous owner any issues, and definitely replace all the gaskets you touch, otherwise you'll be hunting down leaks.
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Old 10-24-2012, 01:10 PM   #5
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Yeah, get the brand. Bellmouth is a type. I think there were a whole line of Grimmspeeds that failed after 6 months or so.

Edit: Removing the stock up pipe means you're removing one of the cats. You may fail emissions, FYI.
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Old 10-24-2012, 02:20 PM   #6
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I don't know if you will fail emissions, but it will throw an EGT code, which is easy to mechanically suppress.
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Old 10-24-2012, 02:29 PM   #7
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Ok yeah he told me it was a bell mouth.. I have a pic it does have a flex pipe in it and the O2 bung.. And how would u go about getting rid of an egt code? They have egt sensors?? Maybe u meant egr?
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Old 10-24-2012, 02:31 PM   #8
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I think you're talking about a downpipe
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Old 10-24-2012, 02:40 PM   #9
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Post the pic. If its a bellmouth its a downpipe. or your friend is mixed up. The uppipe has an egt plug in it. you can do a resistor mod to take care of that if you don't plan on tuning anytime soon.
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Old 10-24-2012, 02:46 PM   #10
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A downpipe has no flex pipe(I've never seen one with one) nor do up pipes come bell-mouthed
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yes post up the pic, sounds like a downpipe if its a bellmouth

i have seen ebay downpipes with flexes in them
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Old 10-24-2012, 02:48 PM   #12
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double post fail
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Old 10-24-2012, 04:05 PM   #13
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Thanks Myklwrx for the help on this.
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Old 10-24-2012, 04:52 PM   #14
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Old 10-24-2012, 06:32 PM   #15
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He's a snappy looking man, too
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