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I know that this just came out from Skunk2 3 days ago but I'm just curious if anyone has already ordered it yet. I know that I'll be placing my order when my tax check gets deposited.

Here is more info about it.
http://www.skunk2.com/id/868/02-06-RSX-02-05-Civic-Si-Alpha-Header/

I'm just surprised that it's only $450 when the MegaPower race header was $800.

Anyways, I'll be posting some pictures/video when I receive it in the mail. :thumbsup:
 

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I have the mega power header and the install was a pain. Had to get the em2 sway bar cause the stock rubs and I had to cut off the arm for the exhaust hanger... Cause it hit the subframe.
 

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I have the mega power header and the install was a pain. Had to get the em2 sway bar cause the stock rubs and I had to cut off the arm for the exhaust hanger... Cause it hit the subframe.
I think I read that the Alpha race header will work with the OE front sway but I might just buy the EM2 one just for more clearance and piece of mind.
 

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Also curious about this header. Got an email the other day from Kseries. Good price, anyone who bought one should chime in! Looks comparable to DCRH?
 

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let us know how it fits and power gains
 

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Also curious about this header. Got an email the other day from Kseries. Good price, anyone who bought one should chime in! Looks comparable to DCRH?
Are you serious? Skunk2 should never be compared to DC Sports haha.

Like I said I'll chime in my $0.02 when I get it ordered and installed.
 

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I hope it turns out to be a good header for that price. It should be, considering how long the RSX has been available and all of the headers available, they should have been able to refine them quite a bit to fit correctly and have good gains.
 

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Just placed my order today, will be ready for me to pick up this Friday, my buddy is helping me install Friday evening so I'll have pictures and a review either that night or Saturday sometime.
 

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I'm tuned on a cold air intake, dcsports race header and hks 65mm exhaust and made 201.1 to the wheels im going to throw this damn dcsports header in the damn garbage. How does it make more power is it the design or diameter size?
 

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My friend just got his installed and got before and after dyno runs
Before-182.2
After-201.6

Only mods are passwordjdm powerchamber and hks 65mm exhaust
Hey guys thats me haha:thumbsup:

Here is my dyno results


Like Topher said the before results is with the password jdm power chamber and HKS 65mm exhaust. AAAAAAND the after is with the Skunk2 Alpha series megapower. Very happy with the results.

The install was done at VIP Performance in Portland, Oregon and they use a dynocom dyno
 

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I'm tuned on a cold air intake, dcsports race header and hks 65mm exhaust and made 201.1 to the wheels im going to throw this damn dcsports header in the damn garbage. How does it make more power is it the design or diameter size?
Can't compare one car to another, way to many variables. Was the dyno the same? Was ambient temperature the same? Compression differences in the cylinders? You probably have a much better power curve then he does, which is what matters most, not the peak number.
 

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So for the guys in this thread that have installed the new alpha series header, does it clear the oem sway bar or not? Some pictures will be nice.
 

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So for the guys in this thread that have installed the new alpha series header, does it clear the oem sway bar or not? Some pictures will be nice.
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So for the guys in this thread that have installed the new alpha series header, does it clear the oem sway bar or not? Some pictures will be nice.
Yes it does clear the sway bar.. BUT when I go into reverse or if I jerk the clutch like a noob the header does bang. I could try working on getting a pic. I'm getting motor mount inserts put in Thursday
 

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Yes it does clear the sway bar.. BUT when I go into reverse or if I jerk the clutch like a noob the header does bang. I could try working on getting a pic. I'm getting motor mount inserts put in Thursday
Nice. Hopefully the pics will help too. The mounts should help too
 
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