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Old 06-14-2009, 02:03 PM   #1
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jba shorty headers or edelbrock shorty headers?
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Don't waste your money on shorties and buy some pacesettlers (long tubes)
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DONT GET SHORTIES..... Get (Long Tubes).... If you got the doe snab up some Kooks, But IMO for the money you cant go wrong with Pacesetters, Thats what I got and I love em.... If an extra 600 bucks is worth 5hp get Kooks, but if you wanna keep your wallet fat while gaining an extra 30RWHP go Pacesetters.....
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Don't waste your money on shorties and buy some pacesettlers (long tubes)
i need to get shorties because i need to keep original cats( i live in california, very hard to change cats here and still pass smog). so what do you think jba or edelbrock?
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Pass smog and buy some long tubes

You really aren't going to gain much at all with shorties blowing through stock cats.
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I think they sell cated pipes.. If not buy the offroad pipes. And cut your stock cats off and weld them into the offroad pipes.
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I think they sell cated pipes.. If not buy the offroad pipes. And cut your stock cats off and weld them into the offroad pipes.
That would negate most of the purpose of switching midpipes.
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That would negate most of the purpose of switching midpipes.
No it wont.... Stock Mids wont work with Longtubes.... Thats why he wants shorties, but if you put Longtubes on with catlessmids, cut em, slap in the stock cats, Then he can use longtubes which are a 100x better.....
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i need to get shorties because i need to keep original cats( i live in california, very hard to change cats here and still pass smog). so what do you think jba or edelbrock?
id say jba do they fit directly to the stock pipes?
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No it wont.... Stock Mids wont work with Longtubes.... Thats why he wants shorties, but if you put Longtubes on with catlessmids, cut em, slap in the stock cats, Then he can use longtubes which are a 100x better.....
Yea thats what im trying to say.. Thanks
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jba shorties with their catted mids make great low end power. i had them on my car and traded for some pacesetters + $$$ and i swear i lost some low end. i get get more top end though.
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if your not really going to make alot of HP go JBA, longtubes are nice if you are going to try to make some really good HP.i'm going to install my JBA'S after i get a base dyno pull so we will see what gains i get with them, hopefully i can get it done this week sometime, my goal is 400HP all bolt on's no breaking the motor open just true exterior bolt on's,JBA,CAI,UDP,NOS the rest will be stock.
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450 on edelbrock shorties here with catted jba mids. The longtube thing is like pedders.
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pacesetters are a waste..after time they will rust away and then you have to buy headers again..buy kooks and your done!
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pacesetters are a waste..after time they will rust away and then you have to buy headers again..buy kooks and your done!
Yea I agree I have pacestters but just didnt have the money to fork out (800) for kooks.
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Yea I agree I have pacestters but just didnt have the money to fork out (800) for kooks.
i have kooks lt`s for 650 shipped
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well what did you get?

got my base # the other day which was 282HP no tq #'s because the clip for the lead broke, i'm going to put the shorties on this week and dyno again.
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i have kooks lt`s for 650 shipped
umm kook's are about $1100 with mids so
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