depends how power hungry you are. if you go all out and have the boost at silly psi then the risk is greater.I installed my 3" dpipe and exhaust manifold. a lot of pictures here
this summer i will add the badger5 tip and a custom remap (the car is stock for now), do you think i need rods with that? I know they are weak but i prefer not to change them if i can pass without it
yours and the tuners choice ultimately.
depends what you are trying to achieve.