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Old 01-01-2004, 10:51 PM   #1
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I just got my 222/226 112lsa comp cam from tntz(great seller). I have the stock headers and y pipe right now. I have the money to buy the rest of the stuff for the cam install or a set of pacesetter headers. I can only afford to do one right now and the other would have to come a few months later. What should I do? Will the gains from the cam be minimilized by the restrictive exhaust? Thanks for all the help.
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You should defiantly go ahead and do the headers...you will prob not see much of a gain if you dont do headers first maybe 10-15RWHP...the LT's will compliment all other mods and are a key to preformance with a large cam. Good Luck

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yes, get the headers first. then install the cam when you have enough money to do it right.

just to let you know, a guy installed a tr224 like a week ago on stock heads, manifolds, and ls1 intake and only put down 322rwhp. what does that tell you
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ls6 intake too
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headers first, then follow it up with the cam. Alot of people can tell you how incredibly disappointing their dyno numbers were when doing H/C or just even a cam on stock manifolds
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great thanks for the advice I will definately get the headers first. Just sucks having this cam sitting around calling my name.
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