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Some Opinions and Ideas Please.

So i don't know if there is a thread for this already so sorry if there is. Anyway i have been thinking about getting headers for my truck. If i do get them whats the best brand to get? Should I get stock collector size or go bigger?
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Those are what i would get if i was you.
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I appreciate the link..that is the cheapest i have seen JBA headers for
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Doug Thorley and Edelbrock also make headers.
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From what I've heard I'd stay away from JBA headers. I've heard that the fit is usually bad
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From what I've heard I'd stay away from JBA headers. I've heard that the fit is usually bad
I just cant get a break. i just want headers
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Headers aren't going to give you any noticeable improvement, and the cost isn't worth it.
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From what I've heard I'd stay away from JBA headers. I've heard that the fit is usually bad
I think your thinking of Pacesetter, I've never heard a bad thing about JBA
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Headers aren't going to give you any noticeable improvement, and the cost isn't worth it.
Well right now any kind of improvement would be great. I plan to get Volant Intake headers and maybe LiveWire...Big maybe on the LiveWire
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What is a LiveWire??? I've never heard of this lol
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What is a LiveWire??? I've never heard of this lol
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I have heard horror stories with the JBA headers. Hard to install then when comes time to change plugs even more of a PITA

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nah jba's look sick i bet they arent bad
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Forgot to mention I priced a set of JBA ceramic headers at a shop. The headers were around 550.00 dollars. The install was 600 something and was gonna take them 4-5 hours
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Forgot to mention I priced a set of JBA ceramic headers at a shop. The headers were around 550.00 dollars. The install was 600 something and was gonna take them 4-5 hours
underdog performance has them for like 380....screw having a shop instal them. I am gonna instal them if and when i get them. Same for the body lift and suspension lift i am gonna be getting
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underdog performance has them for like 380....
Those are just the Stainless ones...I dont think they are the ceramic coated ones he was quoted. BIG difference.

EDIT: Ceramic Coated is $610 on Underdog Performance
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screw ceramic coating. i aint worried about that
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Ive talked to a few people and they said theyre not worth it. pricey, pain in the *** to install, and really no noticed improvement other than the truck was louder
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headers are great for older vehicles. my friend just installed a set and a true dual exhaust on his '88 F150 with the 302 and they really opened it up
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well like i said i just trying to make the truck run better then it did when it was stock....price is a issue tho
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well it doesnt seem like moneys an issue if youre getting a suspension lift, and a body lift? lol
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o yea money is a huge issue....the body lift is cheap. Now the RCD everyone know they aint cheap. I'm just slowly saving up money for the suspension lift. Might be able to get it by the end of the summer. Will have to jobs hopefully
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mine is coming the end of the month for my bday
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Lucky i am excited just thinking about getting mine maybe by the end of the summer...
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