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Old 03-02-2011, 05:52 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Supercharged SS View Post
If you are planning on the serious mods you described in the first post why shorties? LT's would be much much better. Just asking bc you mentioned that you wanted to be smart about it.
I ride with cops a lot, and it's easier to explain shorty headers than LT's. When I have lunch with the chief, I want to be able to talk about racing and at least be able to pretend that the car is street legal.

From a performance perspective, I will leave some horsepower on the table, but not a lot, and it will still open up the restrictions. Then there are some benefits like ease of install and easier tuning (not tuning out O2 sensors).

Good question, though.


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