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Old 11-05-2003, 03:53 AM   #11
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I'm also doing the header comparsion, debating between the TOG'* and the SLP. If I go TOG'* might as well get the ceramic coating ones.

I don't really mind giving up a little low end TQ for a high end gain. Tires don't want to hook up now and passing gear can always be better. Think I'll get a set of Intense Rockers first to help out the high end too. Headers will follow shortly. Then it'* 3.2 pulley for me!

As for Shift kits, I've got the Intense kit and am very pleased with it. Very detailed instructions and comes with tranny filter. Very happy with the 1-2 shift at WOT, makes the steering wheel jump and I can hear the shift through my Thrasher CAI. When just crusing around shifts are little firmer than stock.
I give 2 thumbs up for the Intense Shift Kit.
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Yea I am still debating on what to do with the exhaust. I waiting to see if I cant find anybody that has dyno results for a N/A motor. TOG doesnt give out any kind of estimate or anything. .
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I went with the TOG headers, they fit excellent. Took about 3 hours to install and a trip to the muffler shop to weld the flex pipe to the cat converter. Nothing like running around with open headers. Just have to get a trans dipstick and tube form a GP. I went with the uncoated to save a couple of bucks, and figured since they have a lifetime guarantee why waste the money. I've had them on the car now for 7 months and no problems, just discolored alittle. I did the headers before I put the cam in, and you could tell the difference as the RPMs got above 3000. And with the 3.25 pulley KR went from 7 down to 3.
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I have not seen any number for any headers but the TOG'*, but all of the big dogs run TOG'* and they seem to perform VERY well. I am pretty sure the dyno I saw showed a gain of like 22hp & 19lb.ft. or something like that on a completely stock GTP. So obviously they help quite a bit. I would recommend the TOG'*, and if you can't afford those go with the SLP'*. I wouldn't mess with the *&*'*, just because of what I have heard. I will dig up Zooomers header comparison in a minute.
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But I am not supercharged. The gains are going to be different between the two.
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Many thanks for posting the thread. It certainly seems to be true here that you get what you pay for.
Now to dream up my story to my wife about why I just have to have a new exhaust system.
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But I am not supercharged. The gains are going to be different between the two.
I believe the article talks about what may be the best for you also. Read Zooomers article, it should explain A LOT.
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