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While putting a K24 into a 02 rsx, can I use the stock header?

It's a 5 speed if that matters and the car is lowered roughly 2 inches.

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yes and no. some people have gotten away with using the stock k20 header on a k24 block/head combo, but it's going to sit closer to the front sway bar and possibly angle the hell out of mid-pipe. after market header on a k24 in a rsx will be hit or miss; just depends on how the header is built. in short, you might be able to get away with it, but i wouldn't call it a good permanent solution.
 

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^ correct , any k24 owners/builders that wana chime in on what aftermarket header your running and how well it fits.
 

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My Comptech Race Header fits fine. Don't bang against underbody or anything.

Only problem, no front sway bar.

I might put the 15.9mm EM2 front sway bar in. We'll see if it clears.

I know for a fact the 27mm progress front sway won't clear, unsure about OEM.
 

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I really appreciate it guys.

We're doing the swap for a guy on a VERY tight budget. I'd also like to use all OEM parts.
 

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I just finished an K20/K24 install today and I had to stretch the TODA header by about an 1/2 and also do a pie cut in that piece. I think you will find that it won't work without some customization.
 

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I'm just wondering if either the Megan, OBX or Strup headers will work with a K24 and stock sway bar... My RSX is on a very limited budget.
 
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