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PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:55 am    Post subject: changing exhaust headers on 997 3.8s Reply with quote

anyone done this change from oem?

mine are looking worse for wear and wondering if they are the same as the 996 3.4, 3.6 and 997 3.6 headers for the 3.8? they look the same.

any help or links to where to buy welcome.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Put Cargraphics on mine C4S earlier this year while the car was at Hartech and
the engine was out, along with PPBBs titanium studs.

My whole system is now Cargraphic (non flap, quiet version), and I'm very
happy with it.
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I got from the USA some stainless steel X51 headers for my gen1 but it seems they are no longer made, so I would be looking at OE X51 headers over the other options you mention they are the same shape as the 997.1 3.6 headers but a bigger bore. They also due to shape offer better road clearance than other types. Thumb[/quote]Thumb
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

the designtec SS ones seem good value at £475

https://www.design911.co.uk/fu/prod1560/Exhaust-Manifold---Header-DesignTek-Porsche-996/
 
  
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