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JBA vs. Doug Thorley Long Tube Headers

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by 05PreRunner, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. Jun 11, 2008 at 10:48 PM
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    05PreRunner

    05PreRunner [OP] "Living life in the FAST lane..."

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    TRD intake, JBA "shorty" headers, URD y-pipe
    Which one is better??? I've been leaning towards the JBA because i want to stay smog legal. (i'm in California:rolleyes:) I know that they JBA's require some welding, but that's not a big deal. (i work at a welding/custom Fab shop)

    So, Which is better performance-wise? JBA? or Doug Thorley's? What would you go with??
     
  2. Jun 11, 2008 at 11:17 PM
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    05PreRunner

    05PreRunner [OP] "Living life in the FAST lane..."

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    BUMP...........anyone?:rolleyes:
     
  3. Jun 12, 2008 at 12:25 AM
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    EquinsuOcha

    EquinsuOcha Bourbon

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    I have no real world experience, but I've only heard great things about Doug Thorley. PLUS...lskustumz over on CustomTacos.com works for Doug Thorley/Jardine. If you PM him, he may be able to get you a deal. He's in SoCal too, so maybe you can save some shipping and pick it up. Who knows, maybe you can be the "test truck" for certain components if you are close. Just some food for thought.
     
  4. Jun 12, 2008 at 1:20 PM
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    tacoskim

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    search... theres soo many threads online about this topic

    EDIT: also the performance difference of the two is not that much... if u plan on keeping ur engine stock then short tube it, if u plan on charging it, long tube it
     
  5. Feb 15, 2009 at 2:17 AM
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    bram

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    bedlid. custom made intake ... dt shorties and a flowtech warlock mufler lpi install and some music
    long tubes are less restritive so with the right setup better flow and more output
     
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