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Old 10-02-2010, 09:25 PM   #1
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About how long do you all think it will take to install LT headers, a catback exhaust, with the xpipe...? I will be using ramps. I have never installed headers before, but I was figureing less than 5 or 6 hours for it all. Maybe less? Why do you all think, just trying to figure out how much time to anticipate.
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Old 10-02-2010, 11:18 PM   #2
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I would plan on the full 6 hours to be safe. A helper will make the install go much faster.
It took me almost 4 hours to do my headers using jack stands by myself.
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Old 10-03-2010, 01:12 PM   #3
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I installed a set of headers on my GTO a while back and it took 8 hours. Just don't rush things, its not a race on how well you finish as long as its done right. A professional can probably get it done in 4 hours or less due to a lift which really helps.
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Old 10-03-2010, 02:06 PM   #4

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atleast 8 hrs
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Old 10-03-2010, 03:05 PM   #5

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It will help if you have a extra set of hands.....

We did mine in 4 hours and took our time.....

It would have took a hour less if I didn't have to use a thread file to repair the threads on the o2 sensors.......

Just take your time and plan on 6 to 8 hours and you will fix a lot sooner....
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Old 10-03-2010, 06:07 PM   #6
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5-6 easy....

The new Camaro is very very user friendly.

Just be safe with your ramps and methods. And post finished results when you're done. LOL

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Old 10-03-2010, 07:31 PM   #7
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I agree with the 6-8 hours. I did mine on jack stands and it took me 8 hours that included getting the car up, taking the old exhaust off, and installing Stainless Works headers and full exhaust all the way to the tips. Just take your time and enjoy the install these cars are alot easier to work on than the 4th gens.

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Old 10-04-2010, 08:22 AM   #8
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me and my wife's uncle (big gearhead) did my LTs and cat-back in 4 hours and we took our time
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Old 10-04-2010, 08:22 PM   #9
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for what its worth me and my brother did mine in my garage on jackstands in an hour and a half. Not hard at all, anyone that knows how to use a wrench could put headers on these cars.
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Old 10-05-2010, 09:30 AM   #10
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On ramps on the ground, I would give yourself 6-8 hours for certain.

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