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New hardpipe option, anyone have one?

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New hardpipe option, anyone have one?

I have been thinking about going after the forge hardpipe and then I saw this one ECS. I would have to think the quality is similar and there is only so many shapes the pipe can be....


https://www.ecstuning.com/b-ftp-moto...ipe/71434~ftp/

anybody have ave any feedback?
 
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Old 05-18-2019, 04:41 AM
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A few of us have the Forge pipe. Its a nice addition that was a little tricky for me to install so I had to get help but its can be done with one person:

https://myredmini.com/forge-high-flow-intake-hardpipe/
 
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A few of us have the Forge pipe. Its a nice addition that was a little tricky for me to install so I had to get help but its can be done with one person:

https://myredmini.com/forge-high-flow-intake-hardpipe/
too bad this
wasn't around for you.
 
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Now granted, when I did mine it was probably close to -7 in my garage and hadjiikong can probably vouch for me because he was my help
 
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Originally Posted by Mini_Vinnie View Post
A few of us have the Forge pipe. Its a nice addition that was a little tricky for me to install so I had to get help but its can be done with one person:

https://myredmini.com/forge-high-flow-intake-hardpipe/
How come you didn't pull off the wipers and the plastic cowling under them? When doing my downpipe MrGrumpy and I noticed there was more than enough room to get the stock pipe with its bulky resonator out. It's like a 45 minute job assuming you don't have issues with the wipers being stuck.
 
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How come you didn't pull off the wipers and the plastic cowling under them? When doing my downpipe MrGrumpy and I noticed there was more than enough room to get the stock pipe with its bulky resonator out. It's like a 45 minute job assuming you don't have issues with the wipers being stuck.
Due to it being -7 out the day we did the pipe everything was was extremely stiff. The only way we could get the pipe out without plastic parts cracking/breaking was to remove the wipers and cowling. It is not too bad to remove the wipers and cowling probably adds 5-10 extra mins but makes getting the pipe out a whole lot easier.
 
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Originally Posted by hadjiikong View Post
Due to it being -7 out the day we did the pipe everything was was extremely stiff. The only way we could get the pipe out without plastic parts cracking/breaking was to remove the wipers and cowling. It is not too bad to remove the wipers and cowling probably adds 5-10 extra mins but makes getting the pipe out a whole lot easier.
Gotcha. Love that we don't have weather like that over here.
 
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So jealous of that
 
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How feasible would it be for this pipe to be made of carbon fiber? I think that'd look sick with a carbon intake like the Eventuri or Armaspeed.
 
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is there any increase in performance ?
 
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It certainly could be made out of carbon fiber I am sure but if you want the look might as well have the stock one wrapped. I had mine powder coated and looks really nice.

As far as performance the butt dyno did not notice anything but you can tell the turbo spools a bit earlier since it no longer has the resonator on it.
 
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