Decided to see what else I have in the pile of pipes in the garage to finish up everything this afternoon. Surprised that the perfect pipes to work with are the ends I cut off the Flowmaster down pipes that I picked up that are a better set than the Pypes set I originally bought for this project/headache.
Now I have to figure out how long to cut them down to allow easy assembly since I did as the instructions said & started from the back (which had to be done to ensure the "band-aid" section got everything where it needs to be.) Just will have to be able to slide the cats forward & have enough pipe to over lap for a good seal. Another option I have is to use the two sets of ball sockets that would just need about 3/4"-1" play to connect. At times if I would of kept the headers in the plan I could of had it all snugged & done, even with cats.
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