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Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Soccerdallin, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. Nov 9, 2012 at 3:10 PM
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    Soccerdallin

    Soccerdallin [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'm looking to get another mod on my truck..I have a few options but not sure which one.

    1) Upgrade to a dual exhaust from my single magnaflow..bugs me it's only coming out one side haha
    2) Some sick new headers. Doug Thorley or JBA?..
    3) Replace my k&n with an AEM cold air intake so it would quit screwin' up my MAF.

    Anyone upgraded to a dual and notice a difference?
    Is it worth the $ to upgrade new headers? Sound difference or power gain?
    Anyone switched over to an AEM after a K&N cold air intake?

    siick thanks
     
  2. Nov 9, 2012 at 3:12 PM
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    BrokenTusk

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  3. Nov 9, 2012 at 3:14 PM
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    BrokenTusk

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    On a more serious note. look as the doug thorley shprt tube headers, they need to be welded in but you get better performance then the long tubes.
     
  4. Nov 9, 2012 at 3:15 PM
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    95SLE

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  5. Nov 9, 2012 at 3:23 PM
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    Soccerdallin

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    hmm.. just is sketchy since headers are little more pricey..

    anyone really recommend dual-exhaust upgrade?
     
  6. Nov 9, 2012 at 3:36 PM
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    Drunknsloth

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  7. Nov 11, 2012 at 6:57 PM
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    1. Supercharger
    2. Intake (URD or AFE)
    3. Headers
    4. Y Pipe
    5. Exhaust

    Roughly In that order of consistently proven gains. Throw in the UCON engine management unit to tie it all in
     
  8. Nov 13, 2012 at 8:04 PM
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    05RedTaco

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    I disagree headers will provide way more power gain than intake.
     
  9. Nov 15, 2012 at 9:08 AM
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    Thanks, plan on getting a supercharger eventually when I have the $ haha.
    My mom has one on hers, it's crazy how much power it added.
     
  10. Nov 15, 2012 at 9:18 AM
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    x2, I'm not sure about the 1st Gens but the Headers on the 2nd Gens are quite restrictive.
     
  11. Nov 15, 2012 at 10:29 AM
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    memario1214

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    I personally would never recommend a dual-exhaust setup to anyone in a truck like this who is not boosted... Opens the exhaust up too much to provide anything notably beneficial
     
  12. Nov 15, 2012 at 5:21 PM
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    I'm saying that the intake should be the next thing to put on after the super charger, or the first thing if your starting to mod. I've seen proof on XRU that the URD or AFE intakes give the most consistent gain though out the powerband
     
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