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just curious which you guys think i should do first. I already have a CAI so should i do a set of long tubes or the DSP next? Thanks for your input

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It really doesn't matter but if you only wantto customize or develop a tune once, I'd say headers first, then the DSP.
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Well, the DSP is going to be cheaper for sure. The headers without a tune still give you good gains. My truck feels quicker, but it also feels like it's leaving a lot of power on the table because I don't have it tuned. I would say depends on if you really want the sound of the headers. If so, get them first. If you are getting them purely for the performance aspect, I would go with the DSP and when you do get headers, datalog and send of to hemifever and get a custom tune...
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Id go with the DSP first, that way you already have it for the tune on the headers and future mods....
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i think i am only torn on the tuner side because i have been waiting patiently for HP Tuners to release their dodge stuff and i feel like as soon as i buy a DSP they will. They are about the same cost, ive seen pacesetters go on amazon for $265.18 with free shipping and ive seen DSP's goes for $269.00 with the same free shipping. really i am torn. I love the sound of LT's and i know both would wake the truck up a little bit. Just want to weigh out the two and see whats best.
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