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Old 07-01-2013, 04:18 PM   #1
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Installed my Kooks headers (before/after vid)

So I ordered my Kooks 1 7/8" long tube headers and high flow cats from Apex Chase last week. Finally got a chance to install them this weekend.

All in all it was fairly straight forward. I love the sound, and I can't wait to get it tuned by Ryne @ CMS next week and see some dyno numbers.

I used my GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition to do a little comparison.
Just to make a disclaimer, the audio (mic on the GoPro) in the video doesn't do it justice to just how great my Camaro really sounds now.

First, here's the video comparison from before and after:

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Here's a video of how it sounds at idle (recorded with my iPhone 5) :

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Here's where during the install I decided I wanted to hear what open headers sounded like. Video was recorded with my iPhone 5 and doesn't even remotely come close to showing how loud and powerful it sounded:

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Here's some pictures:

Here's when I got the headers from Apex Motorsports. Amazingly fast shipping, and great customer service and communication from Apex Chase,



Here's how the car sat during install,


Here's a factory exhaust manifold and a factory cat,


Here's the view from underneath,


Had to do a little adjusting to get the drivers side cat to be friends with the NPP exhaust,


Fun day, well worth all the money, time and effort.
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Old 07-01-2013, 04:25 PM   #2
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SOUNDS NICE!!!
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Old 07-01-2013, 04:41 PM   #3
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Not sure if showing off headers or GoPro...



Just kidding! Your car sounds freakin bad-a$$!!!
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Old 07-03-2013, 02:15 PM   #4
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Sounds really good. I need to get a GoPro.
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Old 07-03-2013, 04:18 PM   #5
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Great videos!
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Old 07-03-2013, 04:20 PM   #6
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the looks of these headers give me wood..
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Old 07-03-2013, 04:30 PM   #7
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Sounds Great!! Glad you are happy with them! Post up dyno results.
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:01 PM   #8
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SOUNDS NICE!!!
THANK YOU!!!

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Not sure if showing off headers or GoPro...
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Just kidding! Your car sounds freakin bad-a$$!!!
Hahaha thanks man. I love my GoPro though, just need to figure out how to get a little better audio with it.

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Sounds really good. I need to get a GoPro.
Thanks dude, yeah you should look into one, they're so worth it.

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Great videos!
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the looks of these headers give me wood..
Yeah they look sexy AF from underneath and above.
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Sounds Great!! Glad you are happy with them! Post up dyno results.
Thanks! I am extremely happy with them. I'll post the dyno results as soon as I get it tuned on Monday!
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Old 07-04-2013, 12:00 AM   #10
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Sounds good
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Old 07-04-2013, 04:59 AM   #11
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Very nice!
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