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This is a discussion on O2 extensions within the External Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Im buying lt pacesetter headers and off road y-pipe and was wondering if it is needed to buy the o2 ...

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    1998 Camaro SS

    O2 extensions

    Im buying lt pacesetter headers and off road y-pipe and was wondering if it is needed to buy the o2 extensions for the extra $40 or is wiring it manually fine? Im buying it off of and they said something about it giving bad o2 readings if i extend them manually...i was just wondering if thats true or if they are just trying to get the extra $$...thanks

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    Member NoscamaroSS's Avatar
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    Durant, Okla

    2002 Camaro

    I would personally just go ahead and get the extensions. Its a heck of alot easier to just plug them in and go. Many things can go wrong if you cut and extend them, and if happen go get a couple of wires crossed or a bad connection on one then you have a fun time trying to chase down which wire it is.
    02 Camaro
    PRC Stg 2.5 5.3's, Futral F14, PP Typhoon intake, True duals, Performabuilt tranny, & 3500 convertor, HSW plate kit.
    *Old Time* 10.90@ 125mph

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    That guy thearborbarber's Avatar
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    1991 Suburban

    The premade ones will save you the trouble of splicing and any future issues due to corrosion.

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    Life in the Fast lane sunsetorangess's Avatar
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    01 SS

    I tried splicing Didnt work at all. Threw codes and the car ran like shit. A week later got the premade extensions and all my problems went away.
    Spend the extra cash and save yourself a headache..
    2001 SS, Its not the car its the Driver that matters....

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