While living in a state which prides itself on being in the forefront when it comes to vehicle emissions, California, I was not surprised to receive my vehicle registration notice which related that I must take my vehicle in for a smog inspection.
Using the MIG welder, tack weld the exhaust tubing that is between the two cut sections of the exhaust. The tack weld is a small and fast kind of welding that secures two pieces together. This however is temporary. You have to make sure that the alignment is straight and that there are no gaps between the tubing before a permanent welding could be done.
It is not absolutely required, but it is a good idea. The factory by-pass valve is prone to failure, and an aftermarket BOV is probably a wise investment for preventing turbo damaging compressor surge. And it sounds cool too. However, it must be noted that if you still have the factory mass-air flow sensor, a blow-off valve, which is vented to the atmosphere, may cause stumbling between shifts.
Hydroxy gas assists in the combustion of fuel. This means that the fuel you use you get better results from. The combustion cycle uses less fuel to obtain the same results. Instead of unused fuel going to the catalytic converter recycling to be cooked, it’s used up in the combustion cycle. This is how hydroxy gas adds efficiency. This process also leads to cleaner emissions and a cleaner engine. After the combustion cycle is completed the hydroxy gas turns into water vapor.
Price. The overall price of an exhaust system varies wildly depending on materials used and manufacturers. Be prepared to pay minimum $650 for a cat back and $850 for a turbo back.
The first thing to do is to lift the car using a jack. Set the stands on all the corners of the car. Make sure that you set the car high so you can work comfortably and use the reciprocating saw. You have to wear protective glasses as well as ear plugs to protect your eyes and ears.
Another thing to consider would be to but some sort of block heater or other warming device that will slowly bring the engine of the car up to temperature. This enables it to start better and with less effort than if it was started cold. They are simply plugged in overnight and keep the fluids at an operable temperature. In fact it is likely that when you go to have the winter oil change you will be able to have the mechanic install one for you.