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Ford Performance Cut and Clamp X-Pipe (05-10 GT)

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  • MPN# M-5251-R

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    Features & Details

    • Converts Factory "H" Pipe to an "X" Pipe
    • Improves Exhaust Flow and Sound
    • 409 Stainless Steel Construction
    • Cut and Clamp Design
    • Reuses Stock Catalytic Converters
    • Fits 2005-2010 GT Mustangs
    Improves Exhaust Flow. Ford actually did a nice job on the S197 Catalytic Converters, but the stock H-pipe could use some improvement. That's where the Ford Racing Cut and Clamp X-Pipe comes into play. Designed to balance out the exhaust gas pressure in your system, this X-pipe will help improve exhaust flow for more power and sound.

    Reuses Stock Cats. The installation of the Ford Racing Cut & Clamp X-pipe requires cutting and removing the stock H-pipe, and reuses the factory catalytic converters saving you money. Clamps and instructions are provided.

    Quality Materials. Constructed from sturdy 2.5" mandrel bent T-409 Stainless Steel tubing the Cut & Clamp X-Pipe will improve exhaust flow and last a lifetime.

    Application. This Ford Racing Cut and Clamp X-Pipe is a specifically designed for use on the 2005 to 2010 GT and Bullitt Mustangs.

    Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Details

    What's in the Box
    • (1) X-pipe
    • (2) Clamps
    • (4) Bolts
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Mid Pipe Specifications
    Style Mid Pipe: Splice in "X" Type Headers Required: Shorty or Stock Manifolds
    Piping Material: 409 Stainless Steel Piping Size: 2.5"
    Catalytic Converter: Reuses stock Catalytic Converters Fitment: 2005-2010 GT Mustangs
    Will it fit my Mustang?
    • Bullitt - 08, 09
    • GT - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10

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    Most Helpful Reviews

    4/5
    great upgrade for the price!

    Very easy to install. Was done in a little under 2 hours. Sounds.great with flowmasters and no cats!

    Helpful (4)

    3/5
    Not what I was advised...

    This is a good product to free up exhaust flow and get rid of that stock H Pipe. I can not say that it made any real difference in HP or throttle response as opposed to the stock. My main reason for the ...

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    Helpful (4)

    Overall Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars
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    4 Questions / 4 Answers

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    How would this x pipe sound on the borla catback

    PaulP

    • The Ford Performance Cut and Clamp X-Pipewould give your Borla Catback a more raspy, racey sound than the OEM mid pipe.

      Rob D

    Helpful (0)

    Replacing my H pipe with this X pioe should increase overall decibal noise right? I have cats but no mufflers. Thanks. Ed.

    Bodeau4

    • Yes, the overall noise of the vehicle will increase with an Xpipe over an h pipe.

      AMjordan

    Helpful (0)

    Wanting the Borla atak cat backs, so was wondering if you would use this in conjunction with that or not?

    CoreyF

    • Borla catbacks should bolt in just fine to this x pipe. the only fitment specific area is the headers to mid pipe really. Everything else is for the most part interchangeable.

      Cobra_Machine04

    Helpful (0)

    cat or no cat I was wondering if this x-pipe will work with and/or without a cat? And if so, how difficult would reinstallation of the cat be? What would be involved?

    August

    • This cut and clamp is designed to reuse your stock catalytic converters. To get an idea on how these install, check out this link for complete instructions: http://1.cdn.lib.americanmuscle.com/files/50155.pdf Hope this helps!

      LisaS

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    Customer Reviews (21) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.3

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Full Day

    Installation Cost:0-$100

    • Loudness / Volume 3.823529 3.8
    • Exhaust Note 4.235294 4.2
    • Fit & Finish 4.117647 4.1
    • Bang For Your Buck 4.470588 4.5



    • 3/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      December 19, 2012

      Not what I was advised...

      This is a good product to free up exhaust flow and get rid of that stock H Pipe. I can not say that it made any real difference in HP or throttle response as opposed to the stock. My main reason for the purchase was to see if it would help tone down some cabin noise in our '06 Conv we have had since installing the Borla Stinger mufflers. NO, it made no noticeable difference at all. So depending on why you are considering this purchase for- That $125 bucks would probably go better towards a full catted or off road X Pipe (depending on your prefrence) if you are looking to really free up exhaust flow; OR put it towards a more subtle muffler like Borla Touring or FR Bullitt if the Stinger mufflers were more than you wanted (having regreted the purchase after installing them and going deaf after a ride down the interstate). **Live and learn- or learn from my trial & error. The team at AM were helpful- the X pipe arrived in a timely manner, and the pipes were installed by a local shop. I hope this review was helpful.

      michaelbadonsky

      Year: 2006 Submodel: GT Coastal Alabama

      Helpful (4)

    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      December 07, 2011

      great upgrade for the price!

      Very easy to install. Was done in a little under 2 hours. Sounds.great with flowmasters and no cats!

      sinister50

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT colorado springs

      Helpful (4)

    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      March 21, 2012

      Sounds Great

      A bit of a PITA to install. Best to mark the head pipes and cut them on the car. Then remove them to install the X on the floor. The angles make getting it on a real challenge unless they are removed. The clamps are first rate as is the construction of the pipe. Changed the exhaust note quite a bit. Bottom line......do it!

      Bicyclebob

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT Bellingham, WA

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      June 03, 2011

      less burble - more snarl

      The X-pipe was an easy install. I do notice that the vehicle is more quiet at idle but has a more snarl in the exhaust note when getting on it. I don't notice a performance change in driving it based on seat-of-the-pants feel. Highly recommend to anyone due to ease of installation.

      Ripper

      Year: 2008 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      January 09, 2011

      frpp xpipe

      this x-pipe is great. makes a very noticable change in tone and volume of the exhaust. install is kinda hard. cutting the pipe is a pain if you are doing this using jack stands. and getting the new pipe to slide over the old pipe can be hard since not all bends on either pipe are exact. but once its on it is the sound makes it worth the minimal cost of time and part

      justin b

      Helpful (3)

    • 3/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      June 15, 2016

      Good sound.

      I love the way it made the car sound. Also my throttle responds has improved hardcore. My only complaint with these is they didn't fit..they had to be heated up and bent to fit better. Besides that they r a decent product

      Sean

      Year: 2006 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      March 16, 2011

      X pipe

      I agree with the previous post. Once you get it to fit over the original pipe it is best to hit it with a hammer and block of wood to get it tight. Cutting the old H pipe off was easy with a reciprocating saw, metal cutting blade and some WD-40. Measure twice and cut once. The clamps are 1st class. A lift would be nice as well if your a big guy.

      Edward Lewis

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (2)

    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: $100-$250

      January 31, 2017

      Ford Performance X-Pipe

      Had a local shop install for me since I just couldn't free up the time needed. Just a few days with daily driving so far and this mid-pipe seemed to smooth out the exhaust note a bit at low to mid RPM's with the Magnaflow axle backs already on my car. Looking forward to some track time soon and expect higher RPM's to have an improved sound. Tough to tell if the x-pipe helped performance yet. I'm happy with the quality of this product and would recommend it.

      STL2010GT

      Year: 2010 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      April 12, 2016

      Nice x pipe

      Me and a friend installed this it took a couple Hours to cut and clamp together I have after market muffles I think it made the car run better with the mufflers it has a good sound to it im really please with this x pipe it's worth the money

      12mustang

      Year: 2010 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      May 29, 2014

      Nice End Results Very Fun (not) Doing it On Jack Stands

      Just finished install on a stock 2008 Base model GT. American M. instructions and Fords are both available on AM site. There was a small measurement difference between the two. Although I checked the Ford instructions, I followed AM instructions. The job was difficult due to working up and down on your back wrestling with the pipes. ....but its a "hobby". * The fit to the head pipes was difficult but it can be done (without removing the head pipe)s. An Irwin grip 600 LB set up as a spreader to spread the head pipes just gave me the angle needed. AM instructions say to use a ratchet strap to draw the head pipes together. It was a spread first in my case. Recommend this item. No dramatic change in sound (felt smoother? ) but a nice throttle response difference from stock. Now need a pair of mufflers and an AM discount code. THX.

      breeze45

      Year: 2008 Submodel: GT Columbus, GA, USA

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: 0-$100

      May 23, 2014

      very happy with results

      I never quite understood the rational of switching from H pipes to X pipes, but enough people I trust said it was worth it, and they were right. Everyone has different setups, so improvements I'm sure will vary, but when I pulled off the line right after these were installed, my tires screeched with just a touch of the accelerator. The products in the box are top quality, and it looked like a very simple installation. But as I get older (lazier) I like less and less to crawl under a car, so I had a professional install them. It cost me $50 and took less than 30 minutes. So, for a cost of under $200, I have a great product, more acceleration, and a smoother sounding exhaust. I have absolutely no complaints.

      blusteel

      Year: 2008 Submodel: GT Beaufort, SC, USA

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: 0-$100

      October 21, 2012

      Great sound.

      Thought about installing myself but wised-up and glad I did. Had a muffler guy do it cause he has the right tools (lift) and it took less than an hour and less than fifty bucks. Sound is great. Took away some of the drone from my Ford Racing Borla Stingers and evened out the tone. All went together well after loosening front of exhaust at the manifold.

      GTMAXX

      Year: 2006 Submodel: GT Alabama

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Full Day

      July 29, 2012

      Ford Racing Install Illustration Misleading

      At freeway speeds, the X-pipe dampers much of the harsh in-cabin mind-numbing drone of the after-market axelbacks, especially between 1600-2000 rpm. And, while downshifting the five-speed and at idle, the exhaust tone is now a powerful pulsing rumble; the "burble" is gone. I only give it three stars for "fit." Although the supplied clamps are first-rate, as is the X-pipe itself, be prepared to remove the forward exhaust system from the exhaust manifolds: there is no good way to "fit" the X-pipe onto the new pipes ends you just cut without doing so. Beware, unless you have magical installation elves that come into your garage when you're asleep, do not be deceived by "Fig. 12" in the Mustang X-Pipe Instruction Sheet. I installed the X-pipe with my car on jack stands and my back on the garage floor. To give myself extra room to fit the right-side of the pipes, I temporarily removes the thin aluminum heat shield. After much trial-and-error measuring to roughly align the pipes to their original orientation, I loosely clamped the X-pipe to the now-removed front pipes, placed this new assembly, and myself, under the car, carefully hoisted it up above my head and gingerly hooked it into the two rubber isolation mounts. With a lot of twisting-and-fitting, each pipe end lined up with its exhaust manifold, but not at the same time! Together, the pipe ends were spread approximately two inch too wide. I used a ratcheting tie-down strap to slowly pull the two pipe ends together to the correct width, bolted the ends to the manifold, clamped the loose rear pipes onto the X-pipe, tightened all four clamps, then released the tie-down strap. The pipes fitted perfectly, with no exhaust leaks. I'm glad that I installed the Ford Racing X-pipe -- it reinforced the benefit of doing push-ups. The exhaust system seems to breath easier. But frankly, knowing what I know now, for ease of installation, I would have preferred the Pypes X-pipe that has built-in straight sections and mounting hooks. Pypes doesn't require the disassembly and removal of the front end of the exhaust system (and I won't even discuss the ordeal of disconnecting and reconnecting the passenger-side O2 sensor cable!). This installation would be a lot easier using a lift (but not by much).

      P51DRIVER

      Year: 2006 Submodel: GT West Covina, CA

      Helpful (1)

    • 3/5

      June 25, 2011

      X PYPE

      Not what I thought. it quieted down my current exhaust and did not like that.

      tohotaz

      Year: 2010 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (1)

    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      October 02, 2017

      Should have installed this years ago!

      Rock-solid exhaust system mod...easy install... Everyone told me it would make the car sound "raspier and louder"...but that didn't happen! With the OEM exhaust manifolds and Spin-Tech mufflers hanging at the tail end...the addition of the "X" actually made it sound deeper and throatier!! I'll be very interested to hear the change in sound when I complete the install of the BBK Chrome Shorty Headers!

      AJ

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: 0-$100

      July 17, 2017

      Ford Performance X- Pipe

      Nice sound, great throttle response. I would recommend this item.

      CharlesH

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 10, 2017

      Exactly what an X pipe should do.

      I pared this with my roush extreme cat back exhaust system, and it opened up the should a bit and gives it more of the sporty race car growl and throats to it.

      MichaelJ

      Year: 2008 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 2/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: 0-$100

      April 11, 2017

      X pipe (05/10 GT)

      NOT a big difference on loudness from stock H pipe. quality of materiel use to build not so good.

      JorgeP

      Year: 2008 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: 0-$100

      March 17, 2017

      Good simple add-on

      I added this x pipe to my 2009 GT. There is really no difference at startup and idle of the car with this pipe. The real difference is in the higher rpm ranges and when you get on it. Sounds more like a raspy race car now slamming the gears.

      alechutch

      Year: 2009 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: 0-$100

      February 18, 2013

      Ford Racing Cut and Clamp X-Pipe (05-10 GT)

      Great sound!!! I would highly recommend this product

      Arizona07GT

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

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