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Old 08-04-2014, 10:44 PM
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Which header would be better, a Gibson log type or a shorty type?
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I would go long tubes, if that's what your asking
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No, I want ones that will connect to a stock type y pipe since I`m doing the work myself and don`t want to have to fabricate anything.
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ARH and Stainless Works both make a header that bolts to factory exhaust in long tube form. I would go with one of those personally. Not many gains with shorties especially for street use.
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I have a set of edlebrock headers on now that a guy had on his 07 but they`re not sealing right so I might see about getting them machined. But I need a y pipe because the guy that put my headers on bend one side and now it has a kink in it.
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I have been told that shorty headers improve both Torque and mid range. Long tube headers primarily improve top end. I will find out shortly, as I have a set of JBA long tube headers to put on.
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Smart choice from what I have read & discerned on forums.
IMO, shorties aren't god for much more than a slight power bump and some louder exhaust noise where LTs provide a solid power bump throughout.
\I've never read of a guy moving from LTs to shorties, but have seen many guys re-sell shorties to buy LTs.
If I were able to buy headers, they would be LTs and the only choice would be from whom (Stainless works or AR)
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