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Old 01-15-2013, 10:38 PM   #1
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OBX vs TSP Headers

I have a been saving up to buy some long tube headers and for the price range and quality I have narrowed it down to these two. I am looking for the best sound, horspower without dyno tune and with, problems, fitment and if the OBX have some with cats, because I have seen some but other forums said they don't. How have yours worked for you and mostly the power gains/butt dyno.

I also have a L99 with, flowmaster outlaw axleback, vmax ported throttle body vararam intake, and diablo intune.
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:49 PM   #2
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:54 PM   #3
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You can actually get TSP on the phone, on top of them building a better product for the same price.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:13 PM   #4
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TSP and get a custom dyno tune.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:24 PM   #5
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:31 PM   #6
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I don't know much about OBX,but I've seen good reviews on here about them.I have the TSP with high flow cats. They came with O2 extensions and brand new GM gaskets. The gains should be the same or close to any other header.I think most gains are attributed to your tune.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:31 PM   #7
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TSP. got mine in a week ago.. /AWSOME.. that is all
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Old 01-16-2013, 01:50 AM   #8
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I did the OBX it was the easiest header install i'v ever done. Here's what I bought from lashway, there a vender here.[IMG][/IMG][IMG][/IMG]
high flow cats[IMG][/IMG]
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The sound with MBRP cat backs is nice!
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Old 01-16-2013, 01:56 AM   #9
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I don't know much about OBX,but I've seen good reviews on here about them.I have the TSP with high flow cats. They came with O2 extensions and brand new GM gaskets. The gains should be the same or close to any other header.I think most gains are attributed to your tune.
Agreed if your going long tube headers, get a tune, no check engine light, and the car just runs a thousand times better. I got my tune from Jennetty racing. Great guy, Ted.
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Old 01-16-2013, 06:15 AM   #10
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Old 01-16-2013, 06:29 AM   #11
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I understand why people dog the obx headers and all, but there appear to be no quality issues. Welds look good to me. A bargain if you ask me.
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:36 AM   #12
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Cheapest you can find, including the buffet.....
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Old 01-16-2013, 08:37 AM   #13
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Do the OBX headers come fully polished like that? Does it hold up? Those are beautiful!
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Old 01-16-2013, 09:41 AM   #14
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Do the OBX headers come fully polished like that? Does it hold up? Those are beautiful!
They all come polished like that,yet they will turn a bit of a golden color once they are heated up a few times.

I have had mine for almost 2 years,not one issue.
No leaks,No Cat problems,nothing and have been supercharged for 1 year.

Do use GM exhaust gaskets though,not what comes in the kit.
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:43 AM   #15
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i have obx but i got them wayyyy before tsp came out with headers and if i had a choice now i would go with the tsp 2inch headers there a great price and there sweet
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Old 01-16-2013, 12:53 PM   #16
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I got the OBX headers back in September. They fit extremely well, gave noticeable power, they sound great, and I've had no issues with them!! I installed the OBX 3 inch cat-back exhaust this past Sunday and the exhaust sounds even better now!! And again, fitment and quality was great!! And the car is a bit faster now as well!!
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OBX is a little cheaper, however, what kind of O2 sensors will I need to buy because for the TSP I can just buy the O2 sensors on the same website I got the TSP.
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The TSP headers are supported by TSP so you have someone on the phone all the time. We offer 1 7/8" or 2" options for the same price, the TSP system uses a Magnaflow cat instead of a chinese cat, the TSP headers have a merge style collector, the TSP header is of a thicker material for better sound control, the TSP headers off-road pipes still look like cats to trick your friends, the TSP system can later on accept a 3" TSP x pipe or the full 3" muffler system. The TSP system also includes GM gaskets for a trouble free install.
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Old 01-16-2013, 04:39 PM   #19
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thought lashway quit selling OBX?
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I think OBX does make a 3" x pipe & cats if you don't mind it downsizing to 2.5" right before it goes back up to 3". Who knows why you'd down size a 3" collector to 2.5" only to go back to 3" immediately...
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Old 01-16-2013, 07:11 PM   #21
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If I was to buy the TSp which I am leaning toward should I buy the 1 7/8 or 2''?
- once agian I have a 90mm ported throttle body, diablo intune, vararam intake and flowmaster outlaw axle back.
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Old 01-16-2013, 07:34 PM   #22
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ive seen all these exhaust up close, obx flanges are sometimes warped, TSP arent too bad. i would def go with stainless power.
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TSP hand dowsn in that price category, only ones that aren't knockoffs. Props to TSP on that one.
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Without being childish I would say you can't go wrong with either.

I happen to have obx. I didn't even know tsp existed before I bought them. Knowing what I know now still don't regret my decision. It's a win win..just not in a ultra P.C. world.
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Without being childish I would say you can't go wrong with either.

I happen to have obx. I didn't even know tsp existed before I bought them. Knowing what I know now still don't regret my decision. It's a win win..just not in a ultra P.C. world.
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