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Old 11-03-2008, 11:35 AM
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Hello, I wan't to put a set of headers on my 04' Hemi, but I can't decide which length of headers would be the best for my application. Short, mid, or long tube? My plans are to have a CAI, headers, programmer and I already have the dual exhaust. My truck is an every day driver as well. Your input would be greatly appreciated. A preferance in brand as well. Thanks.
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I think the length of your headers depends upon how much you want to spend and how much performance you want to gain.

the long tube are said to provide the most increase in HP (I've got no personal experience to confirm this though). As far as name brand, which is your favorite? LOL

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I think the length of your headers depends upon how much you want to spend and how much performance you want to gain.

the long tube are said to provide the most increase in HP (I've got no personal experience to confirm this though). As far as name brand, which is your favorite? LOL

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To go a step further in your definition. Long tube headers give you the most hp gains in the top end. Whereas, short tube headers give you the most hp gains at the bottom end.
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Thanks for the help. I will probally go with the long tube. I pull a trailer quite a bit, and my biggest problem is on the top end. Thanks again for your help.
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yea get some long tubes pacesetters have great deals on longtubes
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long tubes for sure with these 5.7's
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watch out though some places wont pass inspection with long tube headers, also with the long tube headers you'll need a new y pipe + everything else, unless your getting all new exhaust anyway.
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