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Doug Thorley vs. JBA

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by WRrider450, Apr 30, 2010.

  1. Apr 30, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    WRrider450

    WRrider450 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys i want to get some headers for my taco but im not sure if i should get Doug Thorley or JBA. Another thing is i live in Cali so the have to be 50 state legal. Could you guys help me out? thanks
     
  2. Apr 30, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Both Doug Thorley and JBA shortys are legal. The DT long tubes are the illegal ones. The only problem with the shortys is that they reqiure that you cut off your stock cats and weld them on the the new header. I am going to go with the long tubes and I live in California. Just bolt in the stock stuff when smog times comes around which is 2015 for you.
     
  3. Apr 30, 2010 at 5:59 PM
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    WRrider450

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    hmmm if i get shortys do i have to do other things? like a cat back exhaust or a performance chip?
     
  4. Apr 30, 2010 at 6:01 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    No you can bolt them on. The long tubes would require o2 simulators.
     
  5. Apr 30, 2010 at 6:20 PM
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    WRrider450

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    ok thanks a bunch
     
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