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Open Headers...Sic!

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by ColtsTRD, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD [OP] .....

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  2. johnecon2001

    johnecon2001 Well-Known Member

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    Actually sounds somewhat decent. Too bad it's illegal.
     
  3. luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    Sounds like a 4 wheeler.
     
  4. carmellocafe

    carmellocafe Begin With The End In Mind.

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    The smog techs. love that guy!:eek:
     
  5. ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD [OP] .....

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    Gotta love those tree huggers at emissions...lol
     
  6. jandrews

    jandrews Carolina Alliance Southwest Region Ambassador

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    Hard to say....most digital cameras and camcorders capture the mids and highs but neglect the bass....this makes listening to sound clips online an exercise in guesstimating. I have yet to hear a TRD Exhaust soundclip in the web that sounds remotely similar to my TRD catback.
     
  7. Untamed_SS

    Untamed_SS Stayed Up Too Late

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    I can vouch for the sound. Its really not that bad. :)

    I crunk :)eek: is that how you spell it) mine up just the other day when I was installing the headers. :D It was pretty sic!
     
  8. ClemsonTacoma

    ClemsonTacoma Well-Known Member

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    I used to masturbate to that video! ;)...........jk
     
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    I have a 3.4L and when I installed my doug thorley's had to drive it to the shop to get a few things welded. My wife wanted to stay in the garage when I started it. Apparently she didn't believe me when I said it would be loud. She was so mad that I spent over 600 to make it sound like that. I had to explain that it wasn't finished yet. If it were legal I would have open headers.
     
  10. rhion82

    rhion82 The One The Only

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    That sounds sick.
     
  11. tussery

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    Funny that you say that it is also illegal in most states to remove working catalytic convertors from your vehicle, but people still run DTLT.
     
  12. ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    How do like your Headers? Was the Install a PITA?
    Im just wondering, bc Im about to Install some TRD Headers.:)
     
  13. ColtsTRD

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    I guess it's only illegal if you get caught lol
     
  14. matthew5olson

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    It was fairly easy, I had no studs break. Soak your studs and nuts (no comments on that please) with pb blaster everyday for a week before. It helps. I did mine while I was changing the clutch though so I had a lot more access. Remember to use all angles to get to everything. I had to take that protective cardboard on the inside of the wheel well off to get to the driver's side manifold studs. The passenger side was very easy though.
     
  15. ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    ^^^ Cool, thanks for the advise! I will make sure to soak all nuts and bolts. I hope my Install goes smooth.
     
  16. johnecon2001

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    True, but this calls a little more attention to the fact that you are running open header.
     
  17. matthew5olson

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    And when it gets real frustrating take five and grab a beer. I always try to break projects into little mini projects so they don't seem so hard. an air ratchet would be nice if you have a compressor. there were a few annoying bolts that went 1/8 turn at a time.
     
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