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Old 07-15-2012, 10:07 PM   #1
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Shorty headers?

What kind you guys all running? And experience with pacesetters?
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this thread was just made the other day

other then that though...they are a waste of money. yes that's from personal experience if asked..LT's and you'll be happy
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this thread was just made the other day

other then that though...they are a waste of money. yes that's from personal experience if asked..LT's and you'll be happy
Lol I couldn't find one.. Dang.. But I have to replace my stock ones and I'm not going LTs because I'm not getting rid of my cats..
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Lol I couldn't find one.. Dang.. But I have to replace my stock ones and I'm not going LTs because I'm not getting rid of my cats..
you can run cats with longtubes
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you can run cats with longtubes
How's that work?
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How's that work?
the cats go on after the LTs and before the mufflers...
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the cats go on after the LTs and before the mufflers...
What about the o2s?
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What about the o2s?
you just have o2 extentions added to run them for the rear...i mean if you go with shorties or LTs you'll want to have an exhaust made for it either way...so might as well go with the better header
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you just have o2 extentions added to run them for the rear...i mean if you go with shorties or LTs you'll want to have an exhaust made for it either way...so might as well go with the better header
Well I don't really have the funds to build a full exhaust as I'm just replacing the stock because it's cracked so I think I'll probably go with the pacesetter shortys...
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Well I don't really have the funds to build a full exhaust as I'm just replacing the stock because it's cracked so I think I'll probably go with the pacesetter shortys...
or just buy a used stock manifold from a junk yard for extrememly cheap and save to do it awesome the first time then regretting the shorties later
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or just buy a used stock manifold from a junk yard for extrememly cheap and save to do it awesome the first time then regretting the shorties later
We don't really have junkyards with a lot of verity around here..I called two places and on had two but they were both cracked like mine so they would need welded.. But I could just do that with mine..
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We don't really have junkyards with a lot of verity around here..I called two places and on had two but they were both cracked like mine so they would need welded.. But I could just do that with mine..
if the crack can still be welded then i would do that for the short time needed to save the money for the exhaust work. is it the passenger side manifold that's cracked?
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just replace with stock, save your money

unless you decide to got lt's
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just replace with stock, save your money

unless you decide to got lt's
yep not much of a flow increase from stock manifolds to shorty headers
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just replace with stock, save your money

unless you decide to got lt's
Well one stock is gonna run 130$ and a set of shortys is like 120?? So... Idk lol

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if the crack can still be welded then i would do that for the short time needed to save the money for the exhaust work. is it the passenger side manifold that's cracked?
No drivers.. It cracked pretty bad probably 2/3 way around..
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Well one stock is gonna run 130$ and a set of shortys is like 120?? So... Idk lol
lol craigslist is your friend man...

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Well one stock is gonna run 130$ and a set of shortys is like 120?? So... Idk lol

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No drivers.. It cracked pretty bad probably 2/3 way around..
hmmm i guess passenger because of that leak issue that's the normal cause of the manifold cracking.

back to your header issue...if you can't find stockers used for cheap then sure pop over to shorties. maybe down the road you can upgrade
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lol craigslist is your friend man...

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hmmm i guess passenger because of that leak issue that's the normal cause of the manifold cracking.

back to your header issue...if you can't find stockers used for cheap then sure pop over to shorties. maybe down the road you can upgrade
Well yeah and that's why I was thinking just go with the set because chances are that one will end up cracked..

And Craigslist isn't your friend when you live in the middle of Nebraska.. It sucks..
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Well yeah and that's why I was thinking just go with the set because chances are that one will end up cracked..

And Craigslist isn't your friend when you live in the middle of Nebraska.. It sucks..
when you're installing the new headers go ahead and solve the leak issue with a piece of rubber hose you'll see where the drip comes from
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when you're installing the new headers go ahead and solve the leak issue with a piece of rubber hose you'll see where the drip comes from
What leak issue??
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What leak issue??
the water that drips on the passenger side manifold...it's what causes the crack issue most face from time to time
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the water that drips on the passenger side manifold...it's what causes the crack issue most face from time to time
Okay wares it leak from??
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Okay wares it leak from??
its the A/C drain tube on the passenger side...look at yours and see if yours sits just above your manifold...a longer hose running away from the tubing can save you a headache later
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its the A/C drain tube on the passenger side...look at yours and see if yours sits just above your manifold...a longer hose running away from the tubing can save you a headache later
+1 if you dont fix that drip issue you'll be in the same boat in the next few months
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Yeah I'll check that out..
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This is what I'm ordering
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sweet
Yeah I would love to have some shinny ones and a better brand ex. Bbk lol but it's just not in the budget..

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They will bolt right up to the stock Y pipe right?
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Yes they will bolt up.

Did I miss why you not gonna just get long tubes ?
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Yes they will bolt up.

Did I miss why you not gonna just get long tubes ?
I just payed 9000 dollars for collodge so I don't have crap for spending money.. The only reason I'm getting shortys is because the one side for the stock manifold is gonna run me 120 and the set of shortys is 130$ so for now that's what I'm doing..
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I did shorty headers but It's a pain to install but once done looks nice
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I did shorty headers but It's a pain to install but once done looks nice
I got a lift to work under lol I can stand under my car.. Takes minutes to flush the tranny lol so fun!
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Nice well It's not the height of the car It's just the one side is hard to get the header out then a new one in. Then adding the bolts I mean pushing and pulling we got it I said about 6 hours
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lol you think the v6 is hard to put them on...try a 4.6....never again lol
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