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Old 07-09-2009, 03:51 PM   #1
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KooKs Headers and Corsa Catback will it need tuning???

I will be installing a set of Kooks Headers in the Morning.I already have a Corsa Catback Exhaust installed.I will be installing a TVS-2300 MagnaCharger in 4-6 weeks at which time it will get tuned.Will I be OK running the Kooks headers and Corsa Catback for that long without getting it tuned?I don't want to do anything that might hurt the engine.I will put atleast 1000 miles on it during this time...
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Old 07-09-2009, 03:55 PM   #2
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Can't wait to hear your system... I'm also considering Kooks with my Corsa Catback. I don't think you will need a tune after the headers from what I've read but don't take my word for it...

Videos please...
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Old 07-09-2009, 04:30 PM   #3
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I'm going with the same set up. If I was you I'd just save the money and tune it all at the sametime. You won't see as much HP gains and you might get some codes from the O2 sen but I don't think you'll hurt anything. I can't wait to hear that monster Please post a video after the install!!!!!!!
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Old 07-09-2009, 06:21 PM   #4
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You will be fine in the interim. You will be leaving power on the table for sure, but won't be hurting anything at all while you wait for your blower.
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Old 07-09-2009, 08:18 PM   #5
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Thanks for your help.....

I will try to post something tomorrow.....
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Old 07-09-2009, 08:46 PM   #6
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Yeah you will be fine with no tune. Just wait till you get the SC on.
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Old 07-09-2009, 09:41 PM   #7
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Will the headers and catback make the car run richer or leaner.....

I was told by a local tuner that it would run richer not leaner.....
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Old 07-10-2009, 09:12 AM   #8
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Nah - shouldn't have a problem. Maybe codes, but I'd just be easy on the car until the 2300 and tune.

That's going to be so bad@$$
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Did you do the install yet, if so please post a video this weekend.
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Old 07-10-2009, 05:54 PM   #10
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Wow.....Wow.....Wow.....Wow...............:happyan im:

I am blown away......

I have a smile that want be going away anytime soon....

I know it is just my opinion,but I believe this is the best set up I have heard....

It sounds like a race car on the outside and just right on the inside.....

I couldn't be any happier with the KooKs Headers or Corsa Exhaust......
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Old 07-10-2009, 06:18 PM   #11
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The calibration is for more than just the catalyst inefficiency light that is displayed on the dash.

There are also parameters for o2 sensor location and the heaters that will improve cold start and part throttle/closed loop operation. You can increase efficiency in many ways, and crisper response, safer operation, and all around a more OEM like quality of the calibration will help.

And yes, you get some horsepower out of a custom tune, too!

You're original question... you will not damage the engine. You air fuels will be safe until you can have it precisely dialed in by a chassis-dyno shop.

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Old 07-10-2009, 09:45 PM   #12
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I will try to post a video tomorrow.....
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Old 07-10-2009, 11:27 PM   #13
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hey JJ2010 who is going to do the tune for you? im going to be putting on a SC in the late fall and dont really know the reputable tuners in NC, im in fayetteville but familiar with all of NC.
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Old 07-11-2009, 09:16 AM   #14
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Mayhem Motorsports in Raleigh,NC......

They are some really nice guys and there prices are very reasonable.....

They have a nice shop and dyno......
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I will try to post a video tomorrow.....
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Old 07-11-2009, 12:57 PM   #16
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If anyone needs any exhaust work done Mclambs Performance in Four Oaks can hook you up......

They can do custom exhaust,install headers,or install after market exhaust....

They installed all my stuff for me....

I am getting ready to go outside and do a video for you guys right now......
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sweet, ive heard the name before, i am originally from the durham/roxboro area, i was thinking of looking aroud the charlotte area, i know their have to be some good shops there what with all the race teams down there
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Having trouble getting the video up......

I will get one up soon as I can.....
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Old 07-12-2009, 04:57 PM   #19
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Having trouble getting the video up......

I will get one up soon as I can.....
Do you need some help???

EDIT: He posted the video in another thread...http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...704#post673704
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