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Downpipe

Catless Downpipe 101: Emission, Power, Legal & Warranty

Catless downpipe can help you gain 50 additional horsepower with tuning - this is slightly more than a regular catted downpipe.  However, in exchange for that power, catless downpipe is not legal and will not pass the emissions test. The exhaust gases from your car will be toxic both to…
Ifandi S.
July 18, 2021
Downpipe

Downpipe 101: Horsepower, Engine Light, Sizing & Legality

Aftermarket downpipe can provide a 40 horsepower gain (with tuning). It’s an absolutely worthy mod for performance. However, it’s illegal for street use and has high chances of getting Check Engine Light. Personally, I have installed a catted downpipe on my 2015 Civic and I am a big fan.  Considering…
Ifandi S.
July 16, 2021
Downpipe

Will Downpipe Void Your Warranty?

Installing downpipe will not void your car’s entire warranty. If you are living in the US, then you are protected by the Magnuson Moss Warranty act. For a dealer to void your warranty, they must prove how your aftermarket install is a direct cause to the issue. So for downpipe…
Ifandi S.
December 10, 2020
Downpipe

Are Downpipes Worth It?

Downpipes are definitely worth it if you also do a dyno tune - it provides a boost in horsepower and makes your car sound more aggressive. However, if tuning is not done, horsepower gains are minimal - making downpipe not worth the money. If instead, all you want is a…
Ifandi S.
December 6, 2020
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Does Downpipe Make A Car Louder?

Aftermarket downpipe definitely makes a car louder and sound more aggressive. This is because aftermarket downpipes are louder than stock and they reduce the backpressure in exhaust. Allowing sound waves to travel smoothly without collision.  Downpipe comes in two types: catted and catless. Which of these produce more sound for…
Ifandi S.
September 22, 2020

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