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      03-05-2021, 01:06 PM   #111
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I'm researching that as I type, if not I'll create my own as long as I can find the connectors.
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I'm researching that as I type, if not I'll create my own as long as I can find the connectors.
Let me know if you find anything. Otherwise thinking Iíll source the clip from and build my own.
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Let me know if you find anything. Otherwise thinking I’ll source the clip from and build my own.
Worse case scenario if I can't find the extenders, I'll buy the same wire gauge, cut to the length you need. Purchase same size wire heat shrink to overlap the new/old wires. Cut one wire at a time then soldered your wire extensions. Roll the heat shrink over the soldered wires and hit it with a heat gun. Hide it thru the lower panels/securing them and use wire plastic protectors that you can buy at any auto store and there you go. Did this on two of my previous cars and had zero issues. One thing to note, make sure to get the correct ohms (check the resistance with a meter) for the wires.
I think it cost me like $50.

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Glad I checked this thread, was debating between picking up VRSF downpipes or ARM downpipes. Definitely sounds much better being resonated.
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Just received my ARM catless downpipes today. They look great. Having them installed on Monday. Thanks to mike@x-ph.com for the excellent service and fast shipping.
I would measure the downpipes diameter at the ends where downpipe meets midpipe. Especially on the longer downpipe. There have been a few defective pipes lately measuring under 2.5" causing rattling noises and leaks. Arm started including an O Ring lately to prevent rattle and leaks.
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      03-09-2021, 09:49 AM   #116
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Glad I checked this thread, was debating between picking up VRSF downpipes or ARM downpipes. Definitely sounds much better being resonated.
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      03-09-2021, 10:13 AM   #117
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That looks like a rubber o-ring and downpipes get wayyy hot. I'm waiting for my Res ARMs to finish at the CeraKote shop. If the flange isn't snug enough on the long pipe I'll make a heat resistant o-ring out of heavy duty aluminum foil. That will provide a crush-fit like the OEM turbo and downpipe gaskets have.
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      03-09-2021, 11:17 AM   #118
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Maybe you won't need it as CeraKote may add a few thou of thickness making up for the sloppy fitment.
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Maybe you won't need it as CeraKote may add a few thou of thickness making up for the sloppy fitment.
Yep, that's why I had the flange and full tube coated. I can always whiz off any unneeded spots with a dremel wheel brush. I was thinking the ceramic might wear down over time and rattle, so I'll place a thin foil ring in there to be sure it stays quiet.
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These babies fresh in from Bonehead Performance Coatings (Trevose, PA) with CeraKote in Glacier Black, satin 2000 degree F. Ain't they perrrty!

Thanks Mike@X-PH for the great deal!

Thanks to BoneHead for awesome work, and so cheap!
(like omg cheap, just a Benjamin for thermal ceramic and full prep!)
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These babies fresh in from Bonehead Performance Coatings (Trevose, PA) with CeraKote in Glacier Black, satin 2000 degree F. Ain't they perrrty!

Thanks Mike@X-PH for the great deal!

Thanks to BoneHead for awesome work, and so cheap!
(like omg cheap, just a Benjamin for thermal ceramic and full prep!)
looks great, update us on fitment.
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These babies fresh in from Bonehead Performance Coatings (Trevose, PA) with CeraKote in Glacier Black, satin 2000 degree F. Ain't they perrrty!

Thanks Mike@X-PH for the great deal!

Thanks to BoneHead for awesome work, and so cheap!
(like omg cheap, just a Benjamin for thermal ceramic and full prep!)
looks great, update us on fitment.
Gonna be about a month until VTT sends my GCs back. Will post pix.
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These babies fresh in from Bonehead Performance Coatings (Trevose, PA) with CeraKote in Glacier Black, satin 2000 degree F. Ain't they perrrty!

Thanks Mike@X-PH for the great deal!

Thanks to BoneHead for awesome work, and so cheap!
(like omg cheap, just a Benjamin for thermal ceramic and full prep!)

Looks great!!
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That is stunning! Catted?
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That is stunning! Catted?
Just resonated. They'll pair up with ceramic coated Vargas GCs for fast spin-up.
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Yep, that's why I had the flange and full tube coated. I can always whiz off any unneeded spots with a dremel wheel brush. I was thinking the ceramic might wear down over time and rattle, so I'll place a thin foil ring in there to be sure it stays quiet.
Will the ceramic coating affect the product warranty?

Also wondering how much did it cost to coat these... I wish this was an option straight from ARM.
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Installed the ARM downpipes on Friday. No issues with installation and fitment was good. Installed within 50 minutes.
50 minutes??? A local shop quoted me 3+ hours labor 😥
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Will the ceramic coating affect the product warranty?

Also wondering how much did it cost to coat these... I wish this was an option straight from ARM.
I'm not worried about warranty on pipes...they're not expensive.

CeraKote was only about a hundred bucks at BoneHead.
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