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Installation help on the dcsports header #207083 Jun 24, 5:19pm Jun 24, 5:19pm
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Installation help on the dcsports header
Is the installation is as easy as it sounds or is there some hidden techical issues that werent explained in the installation forum and the main reason y im asking is because the forum said that the stock header will not easily come out of the chassis? true or false anyone?

Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: Tru_gts] #207084 Jun 24, 5:23pm Jun 24, 5:23pm
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Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: truboo] #207085 Jun 24, 5:36pm Jun 24, 5:36pm
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For those that had installed their own headers on their celi's, can you guys give me an insight on what difficulties i may come upon when taking out the header such as once i unbolt everything and its ready to be taken out, what methods do i need to take the header out from the frame?, from the top or underneath the frame? Anyones previous experience would be great, thanks


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Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: Tru_gts] #207086 Jun 24, 5:54pm Jun 24, 5:54pm
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we did it from the bottom


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Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: Lucky_317] #207087 Jun 24, 5:56pm Jun 24, 5:56pm
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did you guys have to unbolt the engine cradle to have enough room to take it out from the bottom??


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Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: Tru_gts] #207088 Jun 24, 7:58pm Jun 24, 7:58pm
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Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: silver] #207089 Jun 24, 8:20pm Jun 24, 8:20pm
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Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: darksidecelica] #207090 Jun 24, 8:28pm Jun 24, 8:28pm
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um... get a car lift smile no, but it really does take a long time i've seen it done on a few hondas.

Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: Larry_GTS] #207091 Jun 24, 9:09pm Jun 24, 9:09pm
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you can either unbolt the engine cradle which isnt too hard and go through the bottom, or you can remove the valve cover and go through the top. i went through the top. both are ways are about the same difficulty wise. good luck


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Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: Larry_GTS] #207092 Jun 24, 9:09pm Jun 24, 9:09pm
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on hondas is easier because the header are in front..with celica it's in the back..that's y it's so fuckin hard to get it out..


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Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: celicafourotwo] #207093 Jun 24, 9:18pm Jun 24, 9:18pm
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yeah its easy on hondas, i think removing the valve cober is the best way to go, i took the valve cover out wen i install the lift bolts, and yeah it was easy to see the headers then, but then again you have to do it in a garage were shit wont fall in the valve, i think its going to be a lil more harder on my friends rsx, there engines look more tight no space

Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: fastceli2001] #207094 Jun 24, 9:19pm Jun 24, 9:19pm
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Originally Posted by fastceli2001
you can either unbolt the engine cradle which isnt too hard and go through the bottom, or you can remove the valve cover and go through the top. i went through the top. both are ways are about the same difficulty wise. good luck


yeah, I think Norway went in from the top with his Hotshot install as well...

Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: Sultan] #207095 Jun 24, 11:35pm Jun 24, 11:35pm
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yea, you will need a lift...

Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: Virgilson] #207096 Jun 25, 5:45am Jun 25, 5:45am
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A buddy of mine is building a kit car in his garage, and has a portable air compressor, and air tools...I'm getting ready to do the header myself, and I think if I leave some liquid wrench on the bolts overnight, and borrow the air compressor (which can also be rented from autozone) and tools...the bolts aren't gonna be too much of a hassle

Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: AZZKIKR] #207097 Jun 25, 8:04am Jun 25, 8:04am
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we did it through the bottom with out removing the cradle.


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Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: Lucky_317] #207098 Jun 25, 8:09am Jun 25, 8:09am
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^^^that's what I'm gonna probably do

Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: Lucky_317] #207099 Jun 25, 12:47pm Jun 25, 12:47pm
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Originally Posted by Lucky_317
we did it through the bottom with out removing the cradle.
how?? confused theres like 3" of space


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Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: fastceli2001] #207100 Jun 25, 12:51pm Jun 25, 12:51pm
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jack the car up like you are going to change the oil...take all of the engien under plastics off, and you can definitely get to it...I eyeball it all the time when I change my oil

Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: AZZKIKR] #207101 Jun 25, 1:52pm Jun 25, 1:52pm
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Originally Posted by AZZKIKR
jack the car up like you are going to change the oil...take all of the engien under plastics off, and you can definitely get to it...I eyeball it all the time when I change my oil


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Re: Installation help on the dcsports header [Re: AZZKIKR] #207102 Jun 25, 1:54pm Jun 25, 1:54pm
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thats what i needed to hear, thanks everyone


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