1996-98 Ford Mustang BBK 2.5" Catted X-Pipe for Shorty Headers - SN95 - 4.6 by BBK

Mustang BBK 2.5" Catted X-Pipe for Shorty Headers (96-98) 4.6

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BBK  Mustang 2.5" Catted X-Pipe for Shorty Headers (96-98) 4.6 1666

Use this BBK high flow X-pipe to compliment the installation of your new shorty headers on your 1996-98 4.6L Mustang!

Item #BBK-1666
MPN# 1666

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  • Increases Horsepower & Torque
  • Less Restrictive Than Factory


  • Aluminized Steel Tubing
  • Mandrel Bent
  • 2.5" Diameter
  • Includes High Flow Cats
  • Fits 1996-98 4.6L

What's in the Box

  • (1) X-Pipe
  • All Needed Hardware
  • Installation Instructions

Made in the USA

Product Description

BBK Catted X-Pipe
Stock exhausts generally strangle high-performance engines, but BBK has the answer for Mustang owners. BBK Performance X pipes have been the number one performance brand that Ford Mustang enthusiasts have enjoyed for years. Their Extractor series X-Chamber mid-pipes benefit from the company's die-stamped X-Chamber crossover, and can give you 12 to 25 more ponies right out of the box.

BBK Quality
1996-98 BBK direct replacement X-pipes feature 2.5” diameter CNC mandrel bent aluminized tubing and BBK's unique die stamped performance Xtracter center X section to ensure maximum flow and horsepower. OEM - original O2 Sensor locations and factory style die-stamped flanges ensure a perfect fit and BBK In-house dyno-testing has shown solid gains of 12-20 horsepower depending on application. All BBK full length X pipes are designed as direct bolt on to factory headers or any aftermarket shorty headers as well as of course BBK shorty headers.

Each BBK X pipe offers performance, quality and value that guarantees years of top performance for your Ford Mustang.

-Fits 1996-1998 Mustang 4.6

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5 Stars   BBK 1666
By on 5/14/2015
Image uploaded by James Got this catted X-pipe for my 98 GT early this season (had OEM & it was damaged & hanging too low--nice & loud though!) The fit & finish on this X-pipe is fantastic. I've been buying BBK parts since my 1st 1990 LX 5.0L--Quality doesn't disappoint. No clearance issues, nice & tight w/ frame (my GT is 1.5" lower than OE). Exhaust is a bit quieter (it was actually only partially connected?!) Most noticeable is the power increase. Mated this with Flowmaster American Thunder and picked up a much-improved seat-of-the-pants feel, as well as a nice growl. Amazingly civil at idle, nice sound above 3000RPM--how loud depends on how high your RPMs. Highly recommended to stay emissions legal.

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!

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5 Stars   Exceptional fit + nice sound
By on 9/24/2015
Image uploaded by G James F. Quality part from BBK (have had BBK parts on 7 other cars) one nice thing: tight fit up against the underside of my 98 GT, which is 1.5" lower than factory. Never any clearance issues. X-pipe makes great power: noticeable difference from OEM H-pipe. Nice sound: loud when you want it to be (4K rpm+) and quiet enough around town. Having had cars with off-road H- and X-pipes, I'm over having a super-loud car. It gets old. Like the catalytic converters too: car runs strong, no CELs. *Note: mated with Flowmaster 2.5" American Thunder kit.

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!

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5 Stars   X pipes
By on 6/26/2014
I bought these x pipes for my mustang. These pipes look great. The pipes are being installed today.

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Vehicle Applications

Ford Mustang - 1996 (96) - 1997 (97) - 1998 (98)

About This Brand

BBK - Today's Performance
Since 1988 - BBK has dedicated itself to designing and building cutting-edge high-performance parts and accessories for today's EFI-equipped Mustangs and Ford Lightnings while maintaining the OEM quality levels.

From their world-famous line of "Power-Plus-Series" performance throttle bodies to their hundreds of "CNC-Series" performance exhaust offerings - the BBK brand is known for delivering unmatched value and quality. Shop BBK for your Mustang headers, exhaust, cold air intakes, and other performance parts!

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