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Thread: Shorty vs Long vs Stock HEADERS
07-14-2012, 12:02 PM #1
Shorty vs Long vs Stock HEADERS
i was hoping sombody could educate me on headers, clearly anything above stock manifolds will make a difference in power but im curious about the fuel efficiency and sound to go along with the power increase.
as well as the matchup -
short headers or long headers?
07-14-2012, 12:36 PM #2
Below is thread with an Article on Short Tube Vs Long Tube Headers on a 2007 Chevy Tahoe with the 5.3 Liter.....it shows the Spec's(Gains)on the Short Tube Vs Long Tube headers......Bottom-line it all comes down to what you are, Wanting to Spend and What kind of Gains your Looking for from going with a set of Headers,
Article: Short Vs Long Tube Headers,
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07-14-2012, 05:22 PM #3
Here's something from summit racing which easily broke it down for me.
http://www.summitracing.com/expertad...Right-Headers/Objects in mirror are losing
2003 Chevy Silverado Z71, 5.3L, K&N 57 series, 2.5'' Flowmaster Super 10 series dual exhaust , Corvette Servo, McNew Automotive Dyno tune, SS gauge cluster, Extang Trifecta Tonneau, Pacesetter shorty headers, Goodmark cowl hood, Sony Xplod speakers, Kenwood DDX-470 exhaust tips, 16" Ultra Badlands polished wheels, Pirelli Scorpion ATR .
08-09-2012, 06:34 PM #4
Long tubes all the way but pay attention to the inlet and the collector sizes.2004 gmc sierra ext z71 5.3
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