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    Registered Member zoomspeed's Avatar
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    protege mp3 aftermarket header help!

    I have a 01 mp3. I just bought a header off ebay and it doesnt fit correctly. has anyone had issues with aftermarket ones? I can't seem to find any other ones on the internet. thanks

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    define "doesn't fit correctly"... there have been many issues with the cheap ebay headers.
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    Yes i bought an ebay one and it didnt fit, the connection ran into the oil pan. ended up buying an OBX header, its just what you have to do.

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    I just returned it and ordered a BBP one. I heard they fit good. if that one doesnt work than I will order a obx one. thanks

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    Same problem. And egr pipe angle is wrong. If you don't mind me asking does anyone know where I can find an obx or bbp possibly used? Gonna return the shitty ebay one. Thanks for any help

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