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Yeah, so I spent about 8 hours yesterday helping my friend install headers on his car... Cut to pieces now!

Went very smoothly and would have taken an hour or so less but we ended up having to take out the driver's side motor mount to get the damn things in. I think he's pretty happy with the new sound, but we didn't get a chance to really take them for a drive yet (at least not on 8 cylinders, hahaha. We realized after we moved the cars back to the parking lots that a plug wire wasn't connected. Ran much smoother after that, haha).

We're taking them for a test-drive this evening, after our final exam today :D

I'll post up a more detailed write-up later...
 

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Damn dude... we did a guys in 2 hours the other day... well around 2-3...
 

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Yeah, I would be that friend... and what a job. I do love the new sound except for the rasp... LT headers, the 3" Y, and the SLP Loudmouth catback CamTom hooked me up with do that. Any thoughts on options for new sound out there? Limiting the rasp would be nice; he mentioned some options, but I thought it'd be good to hear some other ideas. Thanks!
 

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Chris89gta said:
Damn dude... we did a guys in 2 hours the other day... well around 2-3...
Was that on an LS1? There's not so much room to work in there, it takes so long mostly because it takes forever to try and get a damn wrench on a bolt
 

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Yeah, I would be that friend... and what a job. I do love the new sound except for the rasp... LT headers, the 3" Y, and the SLP Loudmouth catback CamTom hooked me up with do that. Any thoughts on options for new sound out there? Limiting the rasp would be nice; he mentioned some options, but I thought it'd be good to hear some other ideas. Thanks!
Did you take the cats out?
 

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Is that a yes. Is that perhaps contributing to the rasp?
 

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Trevor86TA said:
Is that a yes. Is that perhaps contributing to the rasp?
Yeah, we know that's exactly what the rasp is coming from :D. He's basically got two options: 1) take his old SLP dual-dual back from me and put it on (it's just sitting in a corner so I told him he could have it if he wanted to) or 2) I've got a 3" Dynomax bullet to weld in in place of the resonator in the LM catback. I already have on in the leg for the driver's side tailpipe (cuts down on highway drone there) and there's a pretty big difference between the two tailpipes if you get close enough to discern between the two.

We didn't put cats on it because of budget reasons :)
 

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i did a install on my ta a few weeks ago and got the headers on in 4 hours from the time the first wrench was turned.
 

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it took me awhile, but i also completely removed AIR and EGR first. every bolt was rusted like a mofo too
 

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I've heard the Borla XR-1 race mufflers make a great option in place of the LM resonator. I'm actually tempted to do it on mine if I don't dump it for something else.
 

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I have done 3 header swaps on LS1's and all of them went very quickly. No probs at all. Just got to get the car in the air high enough and come in at the right angle.
 

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I've heard the Borla XR-1 race mufflers make a great option in place of the LM resonator. I'm actually tempted to do it on mine if I don't dump it for something else.
Yes it does sound much better and I also heard that it sounds great with LT's off road y and the GMMG. The GMMG is just too raspy with a off road y-pipe.
 

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H/C !cats Truedual bullets dumped before the axle.....

rasp? whats rasp?..... heh?.....what did you say?.... SPEAK UP I CANT HEAR YOU!!!
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H/C !cats Truedual bullets dumped before the axle.....

rasp? whats rasp?..... heh?.....what did you say?.... SPEAK UP I CANT HEAR YOU!!!
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$200 more and a trailer, i want duals :party:
 
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