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Old 11-22-2003, 04:46 PM   #15
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1997 Impreza OBS


Oh, darn you Mr. Thomas! I've been lusting after something like you've got for years and here you go and say that when I'm out of time and money!

Mr. Texan: My MY97 OBS also has drums in the rear (even with the ABS). The real downer about the exhaust, though, is the single-port heads that mean there's not nearly the usual selection of high-flow and/or equal-length headers available. I don't actually know, but I suspect having only one port per head would limit the potential improvement of better headers, too

Depending on your inspection situation, you might look into getting a high-flow cat, though, as OEM ones are often a bit of a bottleneck. I don't know if that part of the exhaust is interchangable with EJ25-based systems, but I plan to go custom instead of namebrand anyway since that way I could replace everything behind the headers and still be saving money over just a cat-back.
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