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ok for the guys running wrx plumbing with ej251 heads...i've heard some up-pipes dont clear the heads...

so what works..what doesn't?

i'll start....
-Perrin Wrx Up-pipe: Works....
 

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i have hks up on mine and it works with a notched crossmember, i think any of them will work as long as they dont have a flex section in the upper portion of them.
 

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I have a wrx megan manifold/up-pipe and 1.8L sohc heads and it clears my notched xmember, with the flex coupling at the bottom.
 

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i have hks up on mine and it works with a notched crossmember, i think any of them will work as long as they dont have a flex section in the upper portion of them.
hmmm makes sense.....

im not worried about the x-member clearance.....my grinder takes care of that :run:
 

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anyone running the grimmspeed ewg setup shown on the front page with SOHC RS heads? i want to switch from iwg to ewg
 

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i heard the perrin one works with ej25 sohc heads..phase I SOHC are compatible with any EJ series up-pipe
 

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anyone running the grimmspeed ewg setup shown on the front page with SOHC RS heads? i want to switch from iwg to ewg
i would also REALLY like to know the answer to this
 

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haha after looking at that ad, i saw jeff posted and never got a response....already bought the 38mm wastegate, just looking for an ewg up pipe that the tial 38mm will bolt to and clear an invidia v3 bellmouth/divorced dp and sohc heads
 

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looking at it i dont see why it wouldn't clear.....but who knows.....

next paycheck i might just go ahead and buy one....
 

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yeah my setup is identical to a wrx/sti so im guessing it should be fine - keep me posted on how your ewg install goes man
 
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