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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Does anyone have JBA shorty headers on a 2007 hemi? I want the stainless steel ones but want to see if they are worth it first. I have a magnaflow cat back with a after market y and a BFI intake on order. I also have a DSP tuner.
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Well I don't have Jba shorty's But I do have BBK ones and I like them It actually quieted down my exhaust noise sounds tuned.
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I have a set of brand new stainless steel JBA's for sale . But their for the 5,2 and 5.9 .
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where do you want your power? long tubes will give you better low-end, and shorties will bump up the mid-top end. JBA headers are a quality product, and I recommend getting the coated ones as they look better over time.
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I've run the JBA's before but not on a HEMI. They worked really well, they are well made and outlasted the truck!

Shortys work but long tubes work better.
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where do you want your power? long tubes will give you better low-end, and shorties will bump up the mid-top end. JBA headers are a quality product, and I recommend getting the coated ones as they look better over time.
I would love the low end torque of the long tube headers but I live in CA and don't think any long tube headers are smog legal.
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CARB sucks! I dont think it would be worth it to replace the long tube headers with the stockers every 5 years either. I dont know if the BFI is CARB legal either but that wont be too tough to change back. I guess Im stuck with a shorty type header.
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