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BBK Off-Road X-Pipe (86-93 5.0L)

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Features & Details

  • Improves Exhaust Flow and Sound
  • Raspy Race Car Growl
  • 2-1/2" Mandrel-Bent Aluminized Tubing
  • For Off-Road, Track Use
  • Fits 1986-1993 5.0L Mustangs
Increases Overall Performance. Add even more horsepower and torque to the rear wheels by eliminating those power robbing catalytic converters with a BBK Off-road X pipe. A BBK X pipe will greatly improve your pony's exhaust flow to increase your Pony's overall performance and sound.

Race Car Growl. This 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 BBK Construction. This BBK direct replacement X-pipe features 2.5” diameter CNC mandrel bent aluminized tubing and a merged X crossover to improve exhaust flow. Additional features include factory O2 sensor locations, and OEM style die-stamped flanges all to ensure a perfect fit.

Application. Specifically designed to fit the 1986 to 1993 5.0L V8 Mustangs, this Off-Road X-pipe is a direct fit replacement for the stock mid pipe.

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

Fitment: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 Details

What's in the Box
  • (1) Off-road X-pipe
  • (2) Down pipes
  • (2) Hose clamps
  • (4) Bolts
  • (8) Flat washers
  • (4) Washers
  • (4) Nuts
Installation Info
Tech Specs
Mid Pipe Specifications
Style Mid Pipe: Standard length "X" Type Headers Required: Shorty or Stock Manifolds
Piping Material: Aluminized Steel Piping Size: 2.5"
Catalytic Converter: No - Off-Road Use Only Fitment: 1986-1993 5.0 V8 Mustangs
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • Foxbody - 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93

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Fit goods easy to install and stang sounds better then the H-pipe I had

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Perfect Fit out of the box

As expected from BBK this X pipe fit perfectly right out of the box.

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Overall Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars
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I have SLP Loudmouths and i am wanting to put this x pipe on. I believe the loudmouths are 2.5". Will they bolt up or will i need adapters or anything?


  • The SLP Loudmouth catback exhaust will have a 2.5" pipe size so it will mate up with the BBK off-road x-pipe which is also a 2.5" pipe size.


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I see a little inlet tube on one side of the pipe, is that for the smog pump line? I am doing a smog pump delete and want a no cat x pipe for the application. If that is the smog pump fitting anyway to have it removed and capped off?


  • Hi, The inlet tube on this BBK Off-Road X-Pipe can be capped off if you have smog pump delete installed.

    Chris J

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will this fit a 89 lx 5.0 w/ (aod)?? thanks for your help


  • Yes, the BBK Off-Road X-Pipe (86-93 5.0L) can work with both manual and automatic transmissions.


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No Mufflers? Headers? Can i just run this with no mufflers on this or no? Also would BBK shorts work well with this? if not recommnend some please!


  • The BBK Shorties will bolt up perfectly with this BBK O/R X-pipe. As far as running no muffler at all, most everywhere it's illegal to do so. We do have alternative options such as Dual Dumps or Resonator style exhaust if you wanted to steer away from a chambered muffler for increased sound. We carry lots of options. If you want some help deciding which would be best for your application, don't hesitate to contact us. We'd be more than happy to help!


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Overall Rating 4.7

out of 5 stars

Installation Time:Afternoon

Installation Cost:$100-$250

  • Loudness / Volume 4.46875 4.5
  • Exhaust Note 4.71875 4.7
  • Fit & Finish 4.5625 4.6
  • Bang For Your Buck 4.75 4.8

  • 5/5

    February 15, 2017

    BBK X-pipe

    Fit goods easy to install and stang sounds better then the H-pipe I had


    Year: 1989 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    December 21, 2016

    Perfect Fit out of the box

    As expected from BBK this X pipe fit perfectly right out of the box.


    Year: 1986 Submodel: Other

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    November 08, 2016

    Louder, faster

    This is an easy way to add extra horsepower to your GT. Installation was easy, if you have basic tools and some mechanic skills. Once I installed it didn't seem any better.I guess it takes a few days for you to start hearing some growling. The sound produced is awesome,I am using it with a pair for of flowmasters 10 Series. It gave it about an extra15 hp.


    Year: 1996 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    August 22, 2016

    It's BBK

    First experience with BBK and I like a lot so far. Install was simple but very time consuming without a lift or anything. With Jack and simple tools look anywhere from 1.5 hrs to how many ever breaks you take. My fox sounds a lot better, but once I chop those mufflers and get proper exhaust I'll be in business.


    Year: 1990 Submodel: Other

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  • 3/5

    July 26, 2016


    I love these BBK X pipes they really open your car up. They have a great sound. And are very inexpensive and a great power adder for your buck!


    Year: 1989 Submodel: Other

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    May 26, 2016

    Best bang for your buck!!!!

    I was not really skeptical about the BBK X pipe simply bc BBK makes great products, I highly recommend to anyone looking for that extra tone in their foxbody. Did not take much time at all to install, maybe 2 hours including removing factory cats. Ultimately, love the sound It puts out and looks great under the car, thanks American Muscle!


    Year: 1992 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    March 30, 2016

    Great addition to my Fobody!

    Fit great . Sounds great great quality! Took a couple hours did full exhaust system while I was under their


    Year: 1990 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    March 15, 2016

    Very nice piece of equipment!

    I saw that this x-pipe was on sale so I got one. And I must say it is a well-designed piece. The three-piece design makes this x-pipe a cinch to line up and mount correctly. It lined up great with the BBK Shorty headers. Sounds great as well! Good buy!


    Year: 1991 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    May 14, 2015

    Exhaust fit like a Glove

    I first purchased the cross pipe from another warehouse which is factory bent and it would not align or bolt up, than i ordered the xpipe this was the easiest bolt on exhaust I ever purchased. Simple to install. On a Lift it was less than an hour!


    Year: 1989 Submodel: Other New York

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    February 15, 2013

    happiness in a box

    I ordered this Bbk off road x pipe because I didn't want to deal with my stock H pipe that was not fitting my shotty headers very well. This Bbk X pipe Had an excellent fit and mounted up unless the an hour(2 if you include removing the old one). After everything was tightened down I started her up and could not believe my ears! This product added the perfect amount of sound and performance I was looking for. Priced reasonably I was happy with the purchase.


    Year: 1988 Submodel: Other

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: 0-$100

    December 28, 2015

    Best Purchase for exhaust so far!

    Man this Mid-Pipe will give your car some serious balls! I have BBK Ceramic Shorty Headers and it made the car sound a little bit deeper but not what I was looking for but this X-Pipe really gave me what I wanted. I have 60 Series Flowmaster Mufflers and the X-Pipe really gives it that classic muscle car sound. I would definetly recommend if you want to improve exhaust sound. Many people have already told me it sounds really good and even said it sounds like a race car. Definetly recommend this product.


    Year: 1993 Submodel: GT Surf City, NC

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    May 18, 2015

    OR X-pipe

    Easy install, sounds much better an louder than the catted BBKs I had on before. As well as the h-pipe I had before the catted pipe. Very satisfied


    Year: 1990 Submodel: GT LI,NY

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 27, 2012

    Good Product

    Bought bbk shorty headers and bbk x pipe to accent my flowmaster american thunder exhaust. The fitment was ok, hear some leakage coming out of the xpipe. Tightened the clamps good as new. Sound is ok. Its bbk go with a better well known company. You get what you pay for.


    Year: 1992 Submodel: GT New York, NY, USA

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 04, 2012

    music to my ears

    went on very easy... love the new sound. i had a old offroad h pipe on there before. sounds good with my flowmasters


    Year: 1987 Submodel: Other Edgewater, MD, USA

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    December 07, 2011

    More than I expected

    I installed this pipe on my 89 Saleen SSC, looking for just a little meaner exaust tone...It gave me just what I wanted without doing a full cat back. Connection to the 2 1/4" stock catback was a little dificult because the X pipe is 2 1/2" ...the flange mated , but just barely....It hangs a little lower than the stock H pipe ( I lightly scrape a driveway apron that I never scraped before) Overall, I was very satisified....good price...very nicely built...and a nice tone


    Year: 1989 Submodel: Other L.I.N.Y.

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: $100-$250

    April 27, 2013

    It's great!!

    Magna flows with cats just sounded to mellow,now with x-pipe it sounds 110% better!! Best $200 purchase I've made in a long time!! Get it! Great tone


    Year: 1987 Submodel: Other Bay Area, CA, USA

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  • 2/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    November 08, 2012


    The x-pie fit well some cutting but seems to be doing OK.


    Year: 1987 Submodel: GT Puyallup, WA, USA

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    March 23, 2012

    great sound

    i have bbk shorty headers whit bbk x pipe and flowmaster catback i bout here at americanmuscle best sound ever


    Year: 1992 Submodel: Other chicago

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    January 31, 2012

    Amazing sound

    I converted my 85 into true dual exhaust and the x-pipe gave me a whole lot better sound than the single exhaust. Also feels like it has more power now. Great upgrade for a reasonable price


    Year: 1985 Submodel: GT Philadelphia

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    March 18, 2013

    Love the sound

    It was time to fix my exhaust hitting a few places since the motor mounts 'settled' over time. I used to run a BBK catted x before my car became just a track toy. Time to fix the exhaust!


    Year: 1991 Submodel: GT Oxford PA

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