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Old 07-22-2016, 10:26 AM   #1
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Reputable dealer for e46 ebay headers?

The cats are currently clogged on my 00' 323i. Anyone know of some cheap headers that will be a direct fit/require no o2 replacement?
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Old 07-22-2016, 10:31 AM   #2
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The cats are currently clogged on my 00' 323i. Anyone know of some cheap headers that will be a direct fit/require no o2 replacement?
very bad. poor smells. poor for environment. poor sounds. Get a used replacement! Pro BMW quality.

also you need to get to the root cause of the clogged cats. BMW use some of the best cats in the business. they don't usually go to the dogs for no reason
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Welcome to the forum, this has been discussed many times. Please search (help yourself before we help you)
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Thanks! and yes i have looked this up, problem is that they are years old and i cant find the dealers they mention
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Old 07-22-2016, 08:01 PM   #5
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I just ordered them for the 328i earlier this year, think they are the same. If you need emissions, follow Mango's advice. Let me know if you want the link to eBay, though you will need an exhaust shop to modify things still.
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Old 07-22-2016, 10:25 PM   #6
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i ordered 330ci headers on eBay from ilovetaco , and they sent me 323/328 headers

i test fitted them and the O2 bung spacing seemed fine, but the flanges did not line up with the 325/330 exhausts and i had to return it.
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i ordered 330ci headers on eBay from ilovetaco , and they sent me 323/328 headers



i test fitted them and the O2 bung spacing seemed fine, but the flanges did not line up with the 325/330 exhausts and i had to return it.

Did they contact the engine mount bracket?
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Old 07-23-2016, 02:29 AM   #8
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Did they contact the engine mount bracket?
i dunno, my engine mount support arm was removed when i test fitted.

Honestly, if you are worried about fitment, just pony up and get TopSpeed or BimmerBrake headers for around$200. they will stand behind their products and have good rep for fitment. so many people have issues with random eBay headers, and i totally regret the time wasted on that purchase
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