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BBK Off-Road X-Pipe (96-04 4.6L w/ Long Tube Headers)

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Features, Video & Details

  • Improves Exhaust Flow and Sound
  • Raspy Race Car Growl
  • For Use with BBK Long Tube Headers
  • For Off-Road, Track Use
  • 2-1/2" Mandrel-Bent Aluminized Tubing
  • Fits 1996-2004 GT, Bullitt, Mach 1, and SVT Cobra

Review & Installation Video

Review & Install Video

More Power and Torque. Add even more horsepower and torque to the rear wheels of your Pony by eliminating those power robbing catalytic converters with a BBK Off-road Shorty X-pipe. Increases of 14 to 22 RWHP have been seen when installed in conjunction with BBK Long Tube Headers.

Race Car Growl. A free flowing BBK x-pipe not only increases power, but it also adds a crisp raspy, race car growl to the sound of your exhaust with its modern "X" crossover pipe design.

Durable Construction. BBK's shorty X-pipe is constructed from 2.5” diameter CNC mandrel bent aluminized tubing and features a merged "X" crossover pipe to ensure maximum exhaust flow

Application. This BBK Shorty Off-Road X-Pipe is designed to fit the 1996 to 2004 4.6L V8 Mustangs, including the GT, Bullitt, Mach 1 and SVT Cobra models with BBK Long-Tube Headers installed.

Technical Note. This BBK product is not legal for use in emission restrictive states.

Fitment: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Details

What's in the Box
  • (1) Off-road shorty X-pipe
Installation Info
Tech Specs
Mid Pipe Specifications
Style Mid Pipe: Shorty "X" Type Headers Required: BBK Long Tube Headers
Piping Material: Aluminized Steel Piping Size: 2.5"
Catalytic Converter: No - Off-Road Use Only Fitment: 1996-2004 GT, Bullitt,
Mach 1, Cobra
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • Bullitt - 01
  • Mach 1 - 03, 04
  • Cobra - 96, 97, 98, 99, 01, 03, 04
  • GT - 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04

Most Helpful Reviews

3/5
Great sound

Great price, sounds good. Only problem was they did not line up with the Bbk long tube headers very well. I had to heat up the pipes and bend them.

Helpful (3)

5/5
super loud

Thanks am and bbk super loud with my bbk LT and slp 1 1996 mustang gt

Helpful (2)

Overall Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars
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About my O2 sensors So when I was removing my old Xpipe I had to remove 3 o2 sensors. once I installed this Off-road xpipe I noticed that it only has fittings for 2. This left me with nowhere to screw the other one in to. When I ordered this I also ordered the o2 sensor that blocks the error code and I attached those to my 2 back most sensors. So what am I supposed to do with the other o2 sensor that has no "home"? Do I remove the rear o2 sensor that is the same color as the homeless one and screw it into there? Thank you in advance.

SONICBOOM

  • This offroad shorty pipe is made to use with a set of full length or "longtubes." The headers have places for the other 02 sensors. If you have a 99-04 there should have been 4, instead of 3. Two sensors go in the headers and two go in the xpipe. If not using the full-length headers, you shouldn't have ordered the Shorty x-pipe.

    ChuckNC

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Will it ONLY fit BBK LTs? I have MAC LT's and a Prochamber currently. Thinking about swapping to an X pipe for a bit and seeing the difference, but want to make sure they will fit. Thanks Justin.

RUNVSOFTHISBULL

  • No, it will not fit. I have the same set up as you do. I bought the BBK off road and when I tried to install it with my mac LTs it didn't fit. You can get them to fit but some cutting and welding to the x-pipe will be need it. Thank you! Lino.

    lino03

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Tune. I've read that to change a mid pipe you need a tune . Is this absolutely necessary or can you get by without it. I don't care about power gains . If you need a tune why?

Antman50

  • For the off-road pipe you will need a tune to turn off the engine light, engine light will come up because you are deleting the cat-converters.

    lino03

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Will this BBK X pipe work with other brand longtube headers? I have a set of Mac Longtubes that I would like too use with this X pipe.

jayrod

  • I have mac ceramic longtubes and just tried to install it today and it did not fit up at the headers but did at the catback.

    cody

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Do I need to get the O2 sensor extender kit

Antman50

  • With the BBK Off-Road X-Pipe (96-04 4.6L w/ Long Tube Headers) you will need to get the SR Performance O2 Sensor Extension Kit - Pair (86-09 All) item number 56013 for the proper install.

    Ricky36

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Question Resolved

Would these fit the space setter long tube headers?

Dannylr12

  • This will not work with the Pacesetter long tube headers. You will want to use the Pacesetter mid pipe with the Pacesetter long tube headers.

    SalC7

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Customer Reviews (23) Write a Review

Overall Rating 4.6

out of 5 stars

Installation Time:Afternoon

Installation Cost:0-$100

  • Loudness / Volume 4.782609 4.8
  • Exhaust Note 4.636364 4.6
  • Fit & Finish 3.909091 3.9
  • Bang For Your Buck 4.409091 4.4



  • 3/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    January 10, 2013

    Great sound

    Great price, sounds good. Only problem was they did not line up with the Bbk long tube headers very well. I had to heat up the pipes and bend them.

    Darkknight03

    Year: 2003 Submodel: GT Tracy, CA

    Helpful (3) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    November 09, 2012

    Better than I expected!!

    I bought this mid-pipe with the ceramic BBK long tube headers and let me tell you...WOW!! The sound is great, the raspiness is awesome and the power is absolutely noticeable. I already had Flowmaster 40's and with this combo, you will not be dissappointed. Everything fit perfect, no modifcations needed and I couldn't be happier. Thanks AM for fast service and another great product, at a great price.

    radja

    Year: 2003 Submodel: GT St Petersburg, FL, USA

    Helpful (2) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: 0-$100

    July 28, 2012

    offroad xpipe

    This xpipe really opened up my car. It goes great with the set of BBK longtubes that I had installed. The two parts really complement each other well. They create a wicked sound when put together. You can feel the difference in the launch of the car. The difference is there.

    ChuckNC

    Year: 2004 Submodel: GT North Carolina

    Helpful (2) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Weekend

    April 28, 2012

    Very nice product!

    I was hoping to get a loudness volume of my 2002 mustang gt and that's exactly what I got now, I really recommend this product!

    Hp256

    Year: 2002 Submodel: GT Noblesville, IN, USA

    Helpful (2) (0)

  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    April 28, 2012

    bye bye cats

    easily bolted up to my bbk long tubes and exhaust, hard 2 notice gains since they were installed with headers. they are a bit low to the ground so speed bumps can be nerve wrecking. all and all decent product.

    jgor

    Year: 2000 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (2) (0)

  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    March 24, 2012

    bbk shorty mid pipe

    Overall, fitment was great while bolting up. Sealed to both the headers and catback just fine. The placement of the rear o2s is further away than the factory bungs, and require some type of extension. The weld quality is great and the sound is also great. for bbk headers the bbk midpipe is a must. I would recommed bbk products to anyone looking for good power at a fair cost.

    radioflyer2kgt

    Year: 2004 Submodel: GT Westport, MA

    Helpful (2) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    November 17, 2011

    super loud

    Thanks am and bbk super loud with my bbk LT and slp 1 1996 mustang gt

    larrys1996gt

    Year: 1996 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (2) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    June 13, 2015

    Awesome x pipe but.....

    The x pipe itself the really nice and the sound is awesome too, really loud and raspy but they did not line up correctly with bbk longtube headers which is a joke to me because they are the same brand, but with a little elbow grease and a second set of hands we got them installed and i couldn't be happier. Like always super fast and free shipping thank you americanmuscle!!!

    robin02gt

    Year: 2002 Submodel: GT Boca Raton, FL

    Helpful (1) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    November 08, 2012

    Great Product

    Very happy with the x pipe works great with the long tube headers. Easy install and sounds great!

    SilverBulletGT

    Year: 2000 Submodel: GT Mora, MN

    Helpful (1) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    March 23, 2012

    Great Buy!!!!!!

    This definetly gives her a nice sound and little more TQ . Love the throttle responds to but I also got my tune installed . You can't beat the price and fast shipping . Thanks AM .

    Stopmachinme

    Year: 2003 Submodel: Mach 1 Pollock la

    Helpful (2) (1)

  • 5/5

    November 18, 2016

    THE SOUND!!

    Easy install. Bolted right up to the BBK long tube headers and fit perfect with the SLP Louth mouth catback exhaust. There was such a huge sound difference and noticeable power gain on the higher rpms. It's a must buy!!

    Amartins12

    Year: 2003 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    November 15, 2016

    great

    it fits great with out any problems. also it make my car breath way better than before. with the long tube header.

    Abdul

    Year: 2004 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Weekend

    September 15, 2016

    Bbk

    This x pipe is pretty loud, only thing I didn't like was on the install it didn't line up perfectly with the bbk long tube headers... Had to do some serious pulling to get it to line up.. Other then that it screams when you really get on it...

    Dirkdiggler

    Year: 1997 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    May 13, 2016

    01 mustang GT

    Excellent product and great price! I would not ask for more! I extremely recommend it to everyone. Thank you American Muscle!!

    Ab9966

    Year: 2001 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    May 10, 2016

    Perfect fit

    I bought this x pipe with the bbk long tubes and the fit was perfect and it looks great under the car. The combination of the two have an awesome deep throaty sound perfect for mustangs.

    GTjonnie

    Year: 2001 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    February 23, 2016

    BBK off-road Xpipe

    Qualify part. Definitely helps with getting that classic mustang growl especially when paired with some nice headers. Packaging could have been better but all items were undamaged and serviceable.

    Chris

    Year: 2001 Submodel: GT Columbus Ohio

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    October 29, 2015

    BBK Off-Road X-Pipe Good!!

    Sounds really good, no complaints at all other than had to work with it a little for it to fit into place but other than that it looks great and produces great loud noise. Good quality, great product.

    SVTCOBRA12

    Year: 2003 Submodel: Cobra Bryan, Texas

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    October 27, 2015

    Bbk X pipe

    Overall great midpipe! You really hear the exhaust open up at 3k rpm and turn heads. It is perfect fit with the bbk longtubes but can be a little difficult hooking up to the catback.

    Alden

    Year: 1999 Submodel: Cobra Dallas, Texas

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    May 20, 2015

    BBK O/R X-pipe

    Ditched those power/sound robbing Cats for this x-pipe sound of the 03 Mach1 is sooo much better i can actually hear my exhaust now. install was super easy and straight forward took me less then an hour to install and get on the road to enjoy the true sound from the 4v 4.6 liter Mach1.

    Dakota

    Year: 2003 Submodel: Mach 1 New Holland Pa.

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    May 20, 2014

    Nice product but terrible fitment

    When I went to install mine as many others have pointed out, it did not fit right. The flange for the drivers side was a good 2 inches off... I had to use a hydraulic ram to bend it into position. AM it's gonna cost you alot of $ on returns because of the poor fitment.

    arayray

    Year: 1996 Submodel: Cobra Pittsburgh, Pa

    Helpful (0) (0)

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