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Old 07-01-2013, 02:35 PM   #15
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I run the Stainless Power and the quality and fit are Great! And as you can see from my sig they perform very well also!
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:18 PM   #16
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Or just buy the tsp headers. They're the best great price, thicker material, magma flow cats, off road pipes look like cats, polished stainless, available in 1 7/8" or 2", etc...
Are the 2" still on back order?
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:21 PM   #17
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I must say I saw the rotofab piece this last week and what a work of art. impressed me over the CAI tbh
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:39 PM   #18
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What's a better header. TSP or stainless power headers?

I read kooks are great and wont throw a code for the cats, but they are out of my budget
Both good options. I'd say they are about equal. TSP a tad cheaper plus they don't charge any extra for 2inch vs 1 7/8.
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:30 PM   #19
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What's a better header. TSP or stainless power headers?

I read kooks are great and wont throw a code for the cats, but they are out of my budget
Just search this section for the brands you are considering. There are literally HUNDREDS of threads on headers and CAI's.
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:47 PM   #20
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"Smaller diameter pipes flow less volume than larger ones, but the exhaust in the smaller pipe flows faster. Until you reach the RPM where the sheer volume of exhaust gases require bigger primary tube diameters, smaller tubes will scavenge the cylinders more efficiently. If you're using the engine in the 1,500 to 3,500 RPM range, which is typical for a street-driven vehicle, you definitely want 1-1/2" to 1-5/8" primary tubes for any small block and 1-3/4" to 1-7/8" for a big block engine. Any bigger and you'll lose a considerable amount of low end torque. beyond 3,500 RPM it is a question of where you want the power peaks. As you can see from the charts on this page, small tube headers do not lose their edge in horsepower and torque until you exceed 5,500 RPM."
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:52 PM   #21
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^^^go home Wally your drunk !!
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Old 07-01-2013, 10:02 PM   #22
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Smaller diameter pipes flow less volume than larger ones, but the exhaust in the smaller pipe flows faster. Until you reach the RPM where the sheer volume of exhaust gases require bigger primary tube diameters, smaller tubes will scavenge the cylinders more efficiently. If you're using the engine in the 1,500 to 3,500 RPM range, which is typical for a street-driven vehicle, you definitely want 1-1/2" to 1-5/8" primary tubes for any small block and 1-3/4" to 1-7/8" for a big block engine. Any bigger and you'll lose a considerable amount of low end torque. beyond 3,500 RPM it is a question of where you want the power peaks. As you can see from the charts on this page, small tube headers do not lose their edge in horsepower and torque until you exceed 5,500 RPM.
Nice cut n paste. Where's the chart ?
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Old 07-01-2013, 10:05 PM   #23
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i copied it....

also if your running headers into a stock exhaust system, you may not be doing much.
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Old 07-01-2013, 10:13 PM   #24
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here ya go Mch:

http://www.sandersonheaders.com/Lets-Get-Technical.html
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Old 07-01-2013, 10:23 PM   #25
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Your still drunk there Wally!
The TEST engine is:

433 cu. in. big block Chevy
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Oval-port heads with 2.09" intake valves, and 1.88" exhaust valves
High performance mechanical camshaft, specs 250°/259° duration at 0.050 lift

First off its a big block old school with a weak azz compression ratio and it has measly 2.09 valves WE have 2.165 valves and a 1.60 exhaust and these Ls3 heads flow way more than those and these motors are more efficient.

Stop cutting and pasting with info you just read on the Internet.
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Old 07-01-2013, 10:28 PM   #26
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yes dear..i believe it said in my post that 2" was for big blocks....and the reason for the cut and paste was because i didn't see you posting any useful info...
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Old 07-01-2013, 11:07 PM   #27
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Honey can you please copy and paste stuff that applies to us?

And if you think I don't contribute anything. Please feel free to check my recent post in my profile then get back to me ok? Be cool hunny bunny
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is there anything else on your to do list to do that I'm behind on?

sorry if the article on headers didn't apply to your vin #, it was general information..and general info apples to most all......*yawn*
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