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    exhaust off...help installing tbe

    i was wondering if it wud b safe driving my car a few miles to a garage where i cud b under a lift...i was in the process of installing my tbe wen i realized i needed better tools (better torque wrench) ...the muffler and cat r off...but the stock dp and mp r still on w the 02 sensor...wud this cause any harm to my car...n do i need to put the heat shield back on when i have the new dp on???

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    no damage at all... i ran open downpipe for like a week with no ill effects.
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    wut about the heatshield...do i need the heatshield back on after the tbe is on...im gonna have a 3" bellmouth dp

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    you can put it back on but i will take a little hacking and bending.
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    is it necessary???

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    Not required to have a heat shield on, however if you don't put it on you will get more heat soak with a TMIC.
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    n that wouldnt b a good thing right...but even w a hood scoop...subeys dont get enuff circulation???

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