What header should I buy??

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Post by El_Diablo » Wed Dec 12, 2007 1:45 am

yeah, blairsville does suck... thats why i was gonna commute until my car broke down and so now im waiting to get some money saved up so i can afford living expenses ;)

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Post by NeonTuning » Wed Dec 12, 2007 5:42 am

I found a Kirk racing header (LONG tube) but it doen't seem to be street legal.. the shorter headers are.

But I think I am going to buy a long tube then, thnx 4 all the info :D

Anyone tried it out for himself?

wich of the long tube headers are good? or doesn't it make a lot of difference and I should go for the cheapest?
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Post by infil » Wed Dec 12, 2007 3:04 pm

kirk will slide right into the pipe where the cat used to :)

its a descent header, only real longtube option right now unfortuantley.

night and day difference between a shorty and longtube.
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Post by El_Diablo » Wed Dec 12, 2007 5:04 pm

weren't you going to be making a header? what ever happend to that?

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Post by NeonTuning » Thu Dec 13, 2007 5:54 am

ME??? Making a header?? LoL!

I'm not even going to put it on the Neon myself.
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Post by El_Diablo » Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:51 am

no, i meant sammy.... and as long as you have a jack and a set of basic metric ratchets and a can of penatrating lube it shouldn't be a problem to put it on yourself

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Post by NeonTuning » Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:53 am

well... I don't have that LoL
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Post by El_Diablo » Thu Dec 13, 2007 11:05 am

a good tool set can be had for under $200 USD and its a good idea to keep a set in your car for simple repairs, especially for older cars ;)

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Post by NeonTuning » Thu Dec 13, 2007 11:12 am

true... tho Holland isn't very big, so there are relativly a lot of ppl in the neighberhood (sorry if that is the wrong word) that can help me out when it breaks down.

But I actually should buy a good set of tools, always can come in handy!
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Post by infil » Thu Dec 13, 2007 1:47 pm

yeah, when SSC closed down that put things on hold, as soon as i am physically able i have a list of test cars to get things going on asap, so i 'll get some out just as soon as i can.

Mine will most likely, and i emphasize MOST LIKELY, be a step tube design, although i am toying with the idea of a few tri y setups to peak the powerband in different places.

I have some design's laid out, just need to get the equipment and materials to actually build and sell some.

As i said in the SSC posts in the dealers area, i'll keep you guys up to date on how that comes along.
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Post by rlneon » Wed Apr 09, 2008 10:30 am

El_Diablo wrote:a good tool set can be had for under $200 USD and its a good idea to keep a set in your car for simple repairs, especially for older cars ;)
apperently your not talking about Snap-on tools.... a 1/2" drive ratchet costs almost $200....my college pretty much made everybody in the auto program buy Snap-on...they are great tools but are pretty expensive...I have a pretty good set of tools and I have spent about $4000.

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Post by pettersen » Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:35 am

Have anybody used a longtube header and kept the kat?
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Post by robert 'bob' paulson » Thu Apr 17, 2008 12:12 pm

pettersen wrote:Have anybody used a longtube header and kept the kat?
i plan on keeping my cat when i get my longtube on this summer. its an aftermarket high flow cat, has the O2 bung, and is only 4 inches round. it fits in the exhaust tunnel perfectly.
(its this one)

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Post by Ghost Neon » Sun Apr 20, 2008 6:30 am

Any dyno numbers for a mid length vs a long tube? Got a stainless steel mid length off ebay, and it is nice. Priced at $83 shipped was hardly what you'd spend on a LTH, but I do wonder exactly how much power I'm possibly missing out on.

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Post by DOHCtor » Wed Apr 30, 2008 4:24 pm

Those are the gains of a Kirk Racing Headers...

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When we did put a Headman Headers (short tube!) on my brother's SOHC, the only thing we did see is that the car now seems to loose less speed going uphill!!

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