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wow !! you all were right

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by coalminer, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:07 PM
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    coalminer

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    dry flow drop in filter
    i've been modding for years and have tried a lot of products. high flow air filters are something i put on all my trucks and get nothing more than sound and a filter i never have to throw away. so i took the advice of most everone on here and got a AFE DRY FLOW drop in. WOW this filter is great. my little 2.7 really woke up. this is not something i get on any other truck i've had. SOOOOOO i would like to get your thoughts on a good header for a 08 2.7L . i've looked through old post but would like to know about them now that you have had them a while now. i'm looking for more low end power, i never rev over 3500 (i'm rough on it lol) two lane driving 90% of the time. oh yeah i live in the mountains of EASTERN KY. so mountains can be a drain on power when starting out going up them. any advice would be great. THANKS
     
  2. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:09 PM
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  3. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:10 PM
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    you would want a short tube header for low end torque.

    wait shit.... i dont remember if its the other way around... someone chime in here
     
  4. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:14 PM
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    The only other go fast mods for the 2.7 are headers, gears, and supercharger.
     
  5. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:14 PM
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    love my DT header.

    OP did you remove the secondary filter from the intake?
     
  6. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:17 PM
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    dry flow drop in filter
    yeah i removed the sec. filter
     
  7. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    dry flow drop in filter
    i know this much headers work different on all vehicles. my s-10 4.3 got great low end with short headers (wrecked it) and my hemi ram got its low end power from long tube headers. i guess what im asking is for a 2.7 will i get low end performance from long tube or shorty style header
     
  8. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:24 PM
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    Short for more low to mid power long for top end. A 4-2-1 header would also work for low/mid power.
     
  9. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:27 PM
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    you dont have a short/long option for these...there in reality is one length unlike the choices you have for a v6. they both replace the factory and neither of them go further, remove more of the factory tubing, than getting attached to the same factory spot
     
  10. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:29 PM
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    ok i see
     
  11. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:31 PM
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    dry flow drop in filter
    then both DT & LCE should have about the same gains. yes? no?
     
  12. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:33 PM
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    well idk. its all marketing and this and that. the design of the LCE, equal length tubes, should in reality provide more than the DT header but looking at both of their dyno charts...all I can say for a fact is that I LOVE my DT header, really woke the truck up on the low powerband.
     
  13. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:35 PM
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    thanks for all input DT look good and are priced right might give them a try
     
  14. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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    I wish it was cheaper to get solid concrete real info. I would be more than happy to throw mine on a dyno just really dont want to waste the money. Each company will show/edit a dyno to prove that theirs is superior and showing more gains against their competitor.
     
  15. Oct 4, 2011 at 11:49 PM
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    Personally I'd get the LC Engineering header. The posted dyno shows more low end torque and looking at it the tubes appear to be equal length. There are people who have each that swear by the exact one they have. I don't think I've ever read anyone taking theirs off for the other so I guess you can't go wrong with either.

    After that, URD supercharger.

    Those two things would help you with the mountains. If you don't want to go with the bolt on power mods, regear.
     
  16. Oct 7, 2011 at 4:45 PM
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    I have a DT Header-its great
     
  17. Oct 22, 2011 at 1:16 AM
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    I have doug thorleys, love them, like he said though I think either way you go is the right way
     
  18. Oct 23, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    DT seems to be the best all around header. Should give the little motor some more pep
     
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    with the headers are any of you seeing a CEL or having issues with emissions?
     
  20. Oct 23, 2011 at 3:00 PM
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    i asked that before an everyone said no. im still waiting on a groupbuy though to get one
     
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