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kevin2 Jul 26, 11:04pm - #31159 
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down pipe

I've heard that replacing a new down pipe on the celica is illegal in the United States, is this true??? That's because the celica down pipe has some kind of mods in it. I'm not sure.

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VSGTS14 Jul 27, 12:53am - #31160 

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i'm not sure...i know you can buy downpipes for the WRX and stuff like that...
so idk about the celica.
I think they are for off road purposes or something.

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Evan Jul 27, 4:52am - #31161 

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if you're talking about eliminating the catalytic converter.. that varies from state to state, but mostly, yes, it is illegal

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Bradcelica Jul 27, 5:03am - #31162 
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no, its legal i believe because doesnt the TRD header come with a replacement downpipe?? someone will correct me if i'm wrong though grin.

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edited: headers to header, my bad lol

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VSGTS14 Jul 27, 5:13am - #31163 

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Originally Posted by Bradcelica
no, its legal i believe because doesnt the TRD headers come with a replacement downpipe?? someone will correct me if i'm wrong though grin.

brad


not sure...wouldn't they just be headers?

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Bradcelica Jul 27, 5:18am - #31164 
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lol i'm not sure, maybe someone will help us. in TRD usa site, they say their headers are all 50 state legal except corolla and mr2 applications. hopefully someone helps us. and get this, TRD's first CAI is for the corolla and matrix frown thumbsdown

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well certain downpipes can eliminate the Cat from the system...which is what street had taken out correct?

does the downpipe you found eliminate the cat or no?

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Bradcelica Jul 27, 5:27am - #31166 
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i cant find it anymore lol, maybe it was the trial header that came with the down pipe. it was a while ago though, and the trial headers are discontinued right? well hopefully someone has some info for us grin. the downpipe doesnt necessarily have to remove the cat right? its the pipe that goes from the header to the cat, no? i'm not sure if it did remove the cat or no, but i know i saw the set as header and downpipe lol. maybe its lack of sleep from two jobs spineyes??

Edit: it might of been amss, if so i've only heard bad things from them lol. all my searches here say to have a custom down pipe made. my bad lol rofl

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VSGTS14 Jul 27, 5:32am - #31167 

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Originally Posted by Bradcelica
i cant find it anymore lol, maybe it was the trial header that came with the down pipe. it was a while ago though, and the trial headers are discontinued right? well hopefully someone has some info for us grin. the downpipe doesnt necessarily have to remove the cat right? its the pipe that goes from the header to the cat, no? i'm not sure if it did remove the cat or no, but i know i saw the set as header and downpipe lol. maybe its lack of sleep from two jobs spineyes??


no they do not have to remove cat...some pipes are made to remove the cat and some are to replace the stock and leave the cat. There is usually two versions of one downpipe that lets you choose either one...maybe eliminating the cat is illegal? I have no clue but I need to sleep. So Peace.!.!>!>!>!>!>!@>>@>>#>$>>>>^>&>*>>(>)> wave

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Bradcelica Jul 27, 5:35am - #31168 
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14

no they do not have to remove cat...some pipes are made to remove the cat and some are to replace the stock and leave the cat. There is usually two versions of one downpipe that lets you choose either one...maybe eliminating the cat is illegal? I have no clue but I need to sleep. So Peace.!.!>!>!>!>!>!@>>@>>#>$>>>>^>&>*>>(>)> wave


yup, me too gotta pass out. i agree, if it replaces the cat then its illegal. if it doesnt then its street legal. gnight sleep

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Steven Jul 27, 7:19am - #31169 
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Downpipes are for turbos exhaust systems. You guys are talking about mid-pipes
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Originally Posted by Steven
Downpipes are for turbos exhaust systems. You guys are talking about mid-pipes


i figured that...cause i was going to get one if i had a WRX...i didn't stop to think what our setup is like...ha.

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spaztikid Jul 27, 5:30pm - #31171 
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Originally Posted by Steven
Downpipes are for turbos exhaust systems. You guys are talking about mid-pipes


thats what i thought..this thread didn't make any sence to me. grin
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