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Injectors/Headers

Discussion in 'Performance & Fuel' started by ChevyHD, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. ChevyHD

    ChevyHD New Member 100 Posts

    I was just wondering if anyone had any luck with power/mpg gains with bigger fuel injectors or headers.
  2. Metaluzc

    Metaluzc New Member 100 Posts

    Go with long tube headers, they will provide the most HP gain, with your set-up you could probably see around 10-15HP. I'm not sure but I know with some vehicles you don't need bigger injectors until you reach a certain HP level, like 500+. Bigger injectors make more fuel flow, right? So my thinking is that you might actually lose mpg because you are using more fuel. I believe performance mods can hurt mpgs because with the added power and/or sound, most of us like to press the pedal a little more to feel/hear the difference.
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2011
  3. ChevyHD

    ChevyHD New Member 100 Posts

    Alright thanks. And let me know how you tune from diablew works because I was looking into it and planned on having him make me one.
  4. Metaluzc

    Metaluzc New Member 100 Posts

    I have to get my long-tubes on first so I can do a good log but will let ya know after that.

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