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    Default Long tube headers and stock exhaust?

    Hey guys I have an 03 silverado with the 4.8 in it. I would like to get long tube headers for it but I dont know if they will fit with the rest of the exhaust being stock for now. Some people say they will and others say they wont? I was looking at lpp longtubes but they dont have any in stock, what are some other brands I should look at.

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    Hedman headers are what i would recommend, two of my friends have them, and have had to alignment problems, or any cracks. Shorty Headers will fit your stock exhaust, just bolt them together. Long tubes will mount your exhaust under the seats almost, so you would need to cut some of your stock exhaust off, and maybe even put some new pipe on.
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    I live in pa so I have to worry about road salt, would I be better off getting coated headers or uncoated and painting them with high heat paint?
    Theres a fairly big difference in price so Im just curious. I also need to be able to pass emissions even though I could just have one the techs pass it.
    Last edited by zdoc; 04-08-2010 at 09:04 PM.

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    If you don't want to pay big bucks for ceramic coated headers, just grab up some LTs and have them sent off to JetHot for coating.
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    Id be buy them coated and rust will eventually eat that as well.. ITs the name of the game up here in the North.


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