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Install DT Long Tube Headers

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by SMG26, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. Aug 18, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    I borrowed the O2 wrench from a friend. :(

    Sorry, I don't know where to get one. Maybe like O'Riely's or something. however you spell it. :D
     
  2. Aug 18, 2009 at 8:06 PM
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    I will check around thanks all for the help
     
  3. Aug 18, 2009 at 8:12 PM
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    Mine were stripped from the factory. There is no aftermarket opinion so you have to go through the stealership so if you can't re-tap them it's gonna be another 250 for a new sensor. It will not be covered under warranty.
     
  4. Aug 18, 2009 at 8:29 PM
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    what is re-tapping
     
  5. Aug 18, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    When you strip threads re-tapping is the art of making me threads out of the metal that is left.
     
  6. Aug 18, 2009 at 8:36 PM
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    Thats what I thought is there any special tools too retap
     
  7. Aug 18, 2009 at 8:40 PM
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    You need what is called a tap. To be honest I don't know much about it. Like I said I had mine professionally installed but you need a tap. Other's could answer this question better than I can.
     
  8. Aug 18, 2009 at 8:41 PM
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    Thanks
     
  9. Aug 27, 2009 at 11:08 AM
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    Going to install my long tubes tomorrow was wondering what a good lube to break the bolts loose on the stock headers and O2 sensors. Would PB Blaster be a good one?
     
  10. Aug 27, 2009 at 11:13 AM
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    PB blaster is awesome for the headers. Just start dowsing them today in it.

    Trust me on this, I should post the pics of my bent bolts from them being so frozen
     
  11. Aug 27, 2009 at 11:14 AM
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    Will do Thanks
     
  12. Aug 27, 2009 at 11:18 AM
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    Oh yeah is this safe to put on the o2 sensors. PB blaster
     
  13. Aug 27, 2009 at 11:34 AM
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    No idea. I didn't have to deal with sensors on mine, hopefully someone else can help you out with that
     
  14. Aug 28, 2009 at 9:43 AM
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    I am starting to take the stock headers off but I am having some trouble getting the nuts off the bottom of the headers. Is there any tricks that I need too know.
     
  15. Aug 28, 2009 at 11:12 AM
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    Come on, it's not that hard. If you strip a nut, just use a stripped nut remover. Irwin makes a set. Basically has a reverse bite and will remove any stripped nut.:D

    If you jack up the truck a little, you might be able to get to them from the wheel well. Allot of funny angles, box wratchet wrenches, and being able to manipulate your hands into small places are a plus:cool:
     
  17. Sep 3, 2009 at 5:08 PM
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    I finally got some time today and got the long tubes installed. They really make my exhaust sound like an 8 with no rasp. Thanks to all for helping on this thread.:D
     
  18. Sep 3, 2009 at 5:17 PM
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    Congrats....:D
     
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    any links where yall got your headers from?
     
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