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Hey guys this is my first official post chyeeeaaaa! Lol alrighty so yesterday I finally installed my Megan shortie header. I am a big fan of Megan since there products in my opinion are at an affordable price and perform well.

Product: megans shortie header is a 4-1 the runners on the manifold are a little bigger than that of the stock runners on the manifold. The stainless steel look gives it a nice finish and cost $149.00 at corsport.

Install: anyone who has installed headers know it's a pain. There was only one issue I ran into when installing them, the driver side bolt on the header would not thread through, anyone who's worked and installed after market headers know that it is a common problem besides that it was good to go.

Review!: presently the set up on my car is as follows: injen short ram, p2r TBS 2gaskets, Megan shorties, skunk 2 mega power exhaust, megan lowering springs, stock A-pipe and cat. The headers really blew me away, I have a very aggressive sound, the motor over powers the exhaust and all I can hear is a vtec roar! The headers definetely open the motor up more, and allow the vtec to really shine, the gains were extremley noticable for me the combo I have worked out perfectly :). There is no ricey sound at all a nice deep roar that screams once the vtec hits. I highly recommend these headers to anybody who is uprgrading on a budget. I will try to upload a video if possible :). Enjoy
 

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sweet review. Im gonna install my megan shorty soon and glad to see it has great gains.

im guessing you just kept on goin with that drivers side bolt huh? eventually threaded in?
 

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sweet review. Im gonna install my megan shorty soon and glad to see it has great gains.

im guessing you just kept on goin with that drivers side bolt huh? eventually threaded in?


nope i left it off, wen bolting it in, i hand tighten all of them just to secure the header, then wen i went to put the driver side bolt in, it wouldnt go through, i really didnt have time to mess with it i had work about 30 mins later, but long story short couldnt get it throught said screw it, contiued with the install torqued down the rest started her up, and check for leaks from the headers, and there were none :), not even the slightest, but ima get bak to it later and try to get it in jsut cuz lol..

UPDATE: I got bored an threaded in the last bolt, just had to loosen the rest up, and wiggle the headers until threaded into place :)
 

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Hey glad to see everything worked out right. I was wondering if you were still running the stock cats with the shorty header. I'm thinking about doing that along with an Invidia Q300. Do you think this would work out?
 

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Hey glad to see everything worked out right. I was wondering if you were still running the stock cats with the shorty header. I'm thinking about doing that along with an Invidia Q300. Do you think this would work out?
yea man im still running stock downpipe and cat, im not looking to go force induction at all, so having that big of piping all the way down would be useless to me. Also im leaving some room so that air somewhenre to be compressed throught the piping to create pulses or veolicity anyways. If you want to run the invidia Q300 catback i say go for it! my car with the stock cat and downpipe, make a great combo with the headers and my skunk 2 exhaust system, i left the silencer in cause im not that much into annyoing loudness, but it sounds nice and deep at low rpms, and when u get higher he he :vtec:! lol. but my advice is keep the silencer in if it comes with one run the car and see how you like the sound, if u dont just pop the bad boy out. best of luck :)
 

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nice...wasn't sure if i should buy but now seeing these good reviews i will for sure from corsport! thanks
yea man, im telling u for the price, the gains are excellent :). screw paying up the ass for dc, or skunk 2 in my opinion it doesnt matter, skunk 2 and dc always go and say their gains are this and this but fail to mention to anyone that they ran it with their set up. and who knows wat they could have lol. hope you enjoy it as much as i do :)
 

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hmmmm interseting combo, i bet with the magna flow you got an aggressive deep sound :)
I get many compliments on my sound actually so thanks! I want to be a little louder and I'm probably gonna upgrade to 2.5in or up in the especially since I am going with a Supercharger in the future. I'll only go 70mm/3in if it's resonated. I'll keep my header/cat setup though because I need to pass emissions and I mean hey, the header was only 150 why not keep it?
 

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Members on here have said that the strup or DC race header feels like it has similar gains to a shorty/test pipe setup. I would only go race header if its 2.5in
 

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Lol dude no one cares wether u believe in shorties or not the results is wat matters, and it may not be much but there's definetly a positive result :)
reason why i said that was because honda already gave you a shorty header, you basically just bought another one that is just a little shinier. Thus the placebo effect.
 

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dc headers are 2.5 inc outlet... im getting on instead of this.... more gains with a full race header.... just like the post above hes right...
 
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