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Old 10-03-2009, 10:46 PM   #11  
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That's awesome to hear, congrats! What tires are you running?
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Old 10-04-2009, 12:26 AM   #12  
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Thanks man!

Its just a little 8.5" tire! Its a 255/60/15 ET street radial. The next set I buy will be their 275/60/15's and/or 28/10.5 ET drags.
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Old 10-04-2009, 12:36 AM   #13  
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flowtech longtubes huh, i was thinking if those were anygood. longtubes are next on my list
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Old 10-04-2009, 12:40 AM   #14  
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Well, they were cheap first off and when we installed them they actually fit really well. I would recommend them to anyone on a budget build. Time will tell how well they hold up.

I didn't use the gaskets they came with however. I ordered a set of Percy's seal-4-good aluminum gaskets. They sealed nicely and weren't that expensive.

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Old 10-04-2009, 01:23 AM   #15  
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Well, they were cheap first off and when we installed them they actually fit really well. I would recommend them to anyone on a budget build. Time will tell how well they hold up.

I didn't use the gaskets they came with however. I ordered a set of Percy's seal-4-good aluminum gaskets. They sealed nicely and weren't that expensive.
where did you buy them??? how much did you get them for if you dont mind? found some headman and flowtechs for cheap but they are painted steel... opinions on painted steel vs ceramic or stainless? i know ceramic is better than stainless and stainless is better than painted steel, but the steel ones i found are 269...
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Old 10-04-2009, 01:32 AM   #16  
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I bought them lightly used with the x pipe for $200. They were on a friends car for ~3k miles. Also, mine are just the painted ones, but I did buy some of the VHT Flameproof paint and put a couple coats on them before I installed them. That paint is "supposed" to be pretty good for headers, here's the link to their site... http://www.vhtpaint.com/flameproof.html. I used their "on the car" curing instructions so like I said, we'll see how well they hold up.
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I bought them lightly used with the x pipe for $200. They were on a friends car for ~3k miles. Also, mine are just the painted ones, but I did buy some of the VHT Flameproof paint and put a couple coats on them before I installed them. That paint is "supposed" to be pretty good for headers, here's the link to their site... http://www.vhtpaint.com/flameproof.html. I used their "on the car" curing instructions so like I said, we'll see how well they hold up.
thanks! what a deal.... so you felt a prettty good diff with the LT's? I saw the mph you picked up with them. I think im going to pull the trigger on the steel ones also. thanks again
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Old 10-04-2009, 02:01 AM   #18  
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Dont fret the steel, Im running the headman's and having no issues. I had some scratches from shipping I had to touch up and did the header wrap, a must in our tight compartments I think. I broke one of the gaskets that came in the kit, so I picked up a couple sets of the steel factory gaskets and doubled them up on each side. 5k later with no leaks, no signs of rust, and running as strong as the day they went in (less smokey though lol)
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Dont fret the steel, Im running the headman's and having no issues. I had some scratches from shipping I had to touch up and did the header wrap, a must in our tight compartments I think. I broke one of the gaskets that came in the kit, so I picked up a couple sets of the steel factory gaskets and doubled them up on each side. 5k later with no leaks, no signs of rust, and running as strong as the day they went in (less smokey though lol)
sorry bout what do you mean by "FRET" ? im kinda drunk right now lol
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fret= fear
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