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Old 08-02-2009, 04:20 PM   #1
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Finally Done!!!!

We finished up my TRD Headers! It was a huge Pain, I will never do that again. lol..

Well now that I know how and what needs to be done, it probably wont be as bad the 2nd time. But Im very happy with them, could def. feel the power and torque increase! I will get some pics up a little later.
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Old 08-02-2009, 06:14 PM   #3
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Good Job!
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Old 08-02-2009, 06:15 PM   #4
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Nice work.
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Old 08-02-2009, 06:16 PM   #5
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thanks! I didnt have to drop the tranny or anything.
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Old 08-02-2009, 06:58 PM   #6
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It has a slight rasp to it. But am hoping it goes away after they break in.
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Old 08-02-2009, 07:02 PM   #7
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awesome job man. i have been thinking of headers myself...........as my last/final power mod. you got a lionk as to where you got the trd headers from?
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Old 08-02-2009, 07:05 PM   #8
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Old 08-02-2009, 07:52 PM   #9
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awesome job man. i have been thinking of headers myself...........as my last/final power mod. you got a lionk as to where you got the trd headers from?
yeah, its http://www.toyota-parts.com/scripts/...product=276476
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thanks for the link bro.

so.....how long altogether did the install take?
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Old 08-02-2009, 08:06 PM   #11
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well I worked on it for a couple days after work and then this weekend, but all together maybe about 2 or 3 days.
But with breaks and what not...

Got the stock stuff out in about 4 hours, I just chopped it up.
Then the rest of the time with the New Headers. Its really time consuming because of how tight everything is.

The headers themselfs are really easy to get in. (Both sides) Its just the y-pipe that takes more time.
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well I worked on it for a couple days after work and then this weekend, but all together maybe about 2 or 3 days.
But with breaks and what not...

Got the stock stuff out in about 4 hours, I just chopped it up.
Then the rest of the time with the New Headers. Its really time consuming because of how tight everything is.

The headers themselfs are really easy to get in. (Both sides) Its just the y-pipe that takes more time.
thanks for the heads up man. did you use oem gaskets?
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Yep! picked them up at toyota.

If I had to do it again, I wouldnt! I would have a shop do it, just bc I dont weld and it was a pain! just my 2cts. If you deside to get some headers.
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Yep! picked them up at toyota.

If I had to do it again, I wouldnt! I would have a shop do it, just bc I dont weld and it was a pain! just my 2cts. If you deside to get some headers.
what part did you have to weld? i weld and all, but only at the shop where i work.......and i'd rather install at my house when i get them.
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Old 08-02-2009, 08:24 PM   #15
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you have to weld a flange onto the cat, so it can bolt up to the y-pipe flange.
We had to tow my truck down to my dads buddy's shop to get the finishing touches done. it sucked!
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Well today I found a leak and it was at the new flanges at the cat. Well I took it apart and put some RTV silicone on the gasket and am hoping it will solve my problem. For some reason the y-pipe flange and the flange on the cat dont line up perfect, so theres a gap on the bottom. I hope I dont have to re-do the y-pipe!
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I think I fixed it! theres no more air blowing out. but will give it a little bit more time to cure before I drive it. then I will check it again later or tomarrow.
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