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#1 (permalink) Old 06-24-2004, 12:48 PM
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Sorry if this has been posted before but anyway. I had my mind set on the headers from Ireland Engineering, but then I discovered a company named MSDS that also has headers for my car. Now I have no clue which to buy. I'm thinking MSDS because they don't charge any extra for ceramic coating and are still cheaper than the raw metal Ireland Engineering ones. The MSDS are $248 while the Ireland Engineering are $260 for bare metal and an additional $120 for ceramic coating. While that's a plus, i'm looking for performance and sound. Thanks

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why would u need headers?

what have you done with the car soo far

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Also, i'm planning on putting the headers in myself and then getting a custom exhaust made up with a Brullen muffler. I think it has dual 1.75" pipes now. Should I keep those or go with a y-pipe to a single 2.25"? Thanks a lot

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Ireland Engineering products are some of the best. Id suggest getting Ireland Engineering because they are awesome, and for the price, you know that they are going to be awesome.

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I've heard ceramic coating doesn't last very long, you've gotta get it touched up every few thousand miles or something. Anyone else heard that? I dunno, just what I heard back when my friend was first getting his headers. I always figured headers went well with a full free-flowing exhaust system, so I don't know if you have like an intake or anything, but you should get ITB's. Haha, I wanna see a bimmer with ITB's damnit!
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