New Headers

Discussion in 'Performance & Fuel' started by BigMike2011, May 24, 2011.

  1. BigMike2011

    BigMike2011 Member

    I've decided the next upgrade I'm goin to put on my truck are headers. I've done some research but can't decide which one would be the best fit for my truck so I thought I would ask the pros and see what y'all think
    Thanks guys!

    99'HEARTBEAT MODERATOR Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    What Model....Year and Engine do you have???
  3. Metaluzc

    Metaluzc Rockstar 4 Years 100 Posts

    For price, PaceSetter long tube headers. Cost under $300 and come with a 3 yr warranty.
  4. BigMike2011

    BigMike2011 Member

    Sorry I thought it was in my signature but I didn't save it.
    I have a 2011 silverado extended cab. 5.3L Z71

    99'HEARTBEAT MODERATOR Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    As mentioned above....Pacesetter along with....Gibson....Edelbrock....are some of the ones to look at.
  6. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    I have JBA shorties. There good but I wish I had gone with long tubes like Dynatech, StainlessWorks and AmericanRacingheaders.
  7. Rockstarrchevy81

    Rockstarrchevy81 Rockstar 3 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Hey man here is a Link to the Pacesetter Quiktrip Long Tube Headers: These are well priced and if you woulda mentioned it earlier they had a sale where you would have gotton $32 off $199 or more but now they have a sale 15% off $150 or more so also a good deal and everything is shipped free and fast!
  8. stephan

    stephan Rockstar 4 Years 5000 Posts

    X2 on all of the above. Go with a set of long tube headers (more bang for the buck) & don't go larger than 1 5/8" diameter primary tubes
  9. ejohnson03

    ejohnson03 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

  10. kburb

    kburb Rockstar ROTM Winner 100 Posts

    Headers are a brand loyalty item, and its always been long tube verses shorty verses Tri-y. Long tubes will give you more high end hp but having a 4x4 i would think that low end torque would be what you are looking for and if so look at a Tri-y design.

    Oh also dont forget coated or not, stainless or carbon!! Lots of reasearch and budget will affect your decision. i have a set of ceramic coated Doug Thorley Tri Y's but i paid for them also. Good luck and remember you will get what you pay for.

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