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2nd Gen after market headers

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by mhlden, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. Jan 18, 2010 at 8:47 PM
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    mhlden

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    I am in the market for a set a very good after market headers that will line up with the stock cat converters. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Jan 18, 2010 at 9:03 PM
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  3. Jan 18, 2010 at 9:15 PM
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  4. Jan 22, 2010 at 10:33 PM
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    Im not sure what an 02 sim, urd or empire is? Will these increase the noise of the exhaust? I am looking to add them for more power and better gass mileage...
     
  5. Jan 22, 2010 at 10:44 PM
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    Your exhaust will be a bit raspy with the headers and stock exhaust. The o2 simulator (brand urd or empire) plugs into your ecu and tricks it into thinking your upper catalytic converters are still there. Without it, you'll get a check engine light. That's the basic gust at least...
     
  6. Jan 22, 2010 at 10:59 PM
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    What do the "awesome power gains" equate to?
     
  7. Jan 22, 2010 at 11:09 PM
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  8. Jan 22, 2010 at 11:13 PM
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    Who would've thought to look in the images section :rolleyes: :eek:
     
  9. Jan 23, 2010 at 6:35 AM
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    Lots baby!
    I bought a set used, then wrapped them.

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  10. Jan 24, 2010 at 9:38 PM
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    what does the wrap do for you?
     
  11. Jan 24, 2010 at 9:44 PM
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    Quick down-low explanation: Heat in headers = more power. Wrapping them retains they heat or at least minimizes a cooling affect.
     
  12. Jan 24, 2010 at 9:50 PM
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    actual hp, or just improved efficiency?
     
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