stage 3?

Discussion in 'COBB Tuning' started by 14st, Nov 15, 2014.

  1. 14st

    14st Member

    So do I absolutely NEED the high-flo cat that comes with the stage 3 kit? Already have a 3" cat-back
     
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  3. ghostwhite

    ghostwhite Active Member

  4. 14st

    14st Member

    So I can't run a stage 3 tune?
     
  5. FORZDA 2

    FORZDA 2 Member

    So you're saying you want to run stage 3 but still have the stock DP/cat?
     
  6. 14st

    14st Member

    Yes
     
  7. 14st

    14st Member

    I mean high flow cats generally aren't worth it
     
  8. Eric Hamann

    Eric Hamann Member

    You'd be surprised how much they matter on turbo cars
     
  9. 14st

    14st Member

    Because I just shelled out $1700+ on the fmic,hard pipe kit, intake and ap v3
     
  10. 14st

    14st Member

    It would only be stage 3 91 octane
     
  11. FORZDA 2

    FORZDA 2 Member

    You can run the stage 3, but you won't get the performance intended without the high flow DP, regardless of whether it has a cat or no cat. The oem DP is terrible for good exhaust flow. The oem cat itself isn't the problem...

    This is turbocharger 101 information. Just search for the actual data and don't bother with opinions...
     
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  12. aar0n

    aar0n Member

    Any high flow DP will do, ATP makes one for $250 and so does 2JR for $250 as well. (these are both without a cat but the ones with a cat are way more competitively priced compared to others)
     
  13. EvilFist

    EvilFist New Member

    Just be careful about the catless DP. You will get a tad bit of over boost.
     
  14. Dylanc

    Dylanc New Member

    Check out depo racing also. I just got their catless one for 179.99 no issues at all and good quality. Only 279.99 for a high flow catted version
     
  15. Izzy

    Izzy Member

    I've seen .5 to .9 PSI of overboost with my 2J-R catted DP...so it can happen with a well designed catted version as well. I don't mind it cause it's not extreme and the AFR stay well within reason.
     

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