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      07-04-2012, 12:56 AM   #1
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ordered obx XI dps

so i wanted my car louder but wanted to keep it low key as much as possible , i was searching around the classifieds for a used pair of dps and couldent come up with any. Then one day bored at work i was on ebay i saw these obx dps for only 180 SHIPPED and rite away i ordered . I know its made by chop stix overseas but a simple pipe with minimal bends couldent be so bad ! ... Then i used the search button and found a thread about these and by the looks of it some people have accomplised installing these CHEAP PIPES into there cars no problem . What i was wondering if there are any other members that can chime into this topic too inform me more about the dps... we know its you get what u pay for bs etc i understand iv been modding since i got my license but never had problems with cheap exhaust parts maybe because i was a previous mechanic for Audi and Vw, but anyways just looking for some inputs
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      07-04-2012, 05:42 AM   #2
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what does being a mechanic have to do with you buying chinese parts and using them on your car? some work, some dont. since you live in Boston, i wouldnt be surprised if those dps became rusty and worthless after a couple of winters.
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If they fit than they will work and sound as good as any..... Maybe not last as long if made of shitty material, but I'm gonna guess that won't be a issue.
I haven't read anything about expensive or cheap dp's falling apart or breaking.
I have Riss racing dp's...... Read alot of bad reviews and read to stay away from them.......I paid $275 they fit perfect no rattle and sound great. So of they fit they will work..... Sounds like you got a good deal
And mine r a year old and still look great.
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Off topic but is it just me or is this thread a little racist? Anyone?
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from the use of chop stixs?

nah, op good luck with install, alot of xi owners want a cheaper options for dp.
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      07-05-2012, 11:45 AM   #6
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Racist? nope. No black, jew, asian jokes so far...

But seriously. Cheap chinese parts are notorious for crappy quality and bad fitment. No racism here, that's just a known fact.
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i would have to agree with what someone said earlier. they may fit which is a toss up, but if they do fit they will probably get rusty in bad weather.
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OP, how about an update? Even if you have not installed them yet when you get them some good pics of build quality would be nice.
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ok so i just installed these today after sitting in my trunk for about a week. Ummm other then not being able to line up the bracket that holds the dps too the transmission the install wasent bad at all. A friend and i did the whole job in 2.5 hours ... Dident get new gaskets so theres a leak between the flanges where it meets the mid pipe .. Ordered the AR-Design bomb proof gaskets. When i recieve those and fix this leak i will post a vid..
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