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polok120
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Apr 7, 2:15am - #147339 
headers

re DC headers any good because i have a gts and i want header. if not what type is good? and also should i get exhaust before headers?

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Apr 7, 2:39am - #147340 
do a search - a lot of talk recently about DC... get Trial or TRD to be safe.

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Apr 7, 7:32am - #147341 
Trial, or TRD as mentioned above. There has also been a couple threads in the past few days.

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Apr 7, 7:44am - #147342 
trial and TRD are both proven to be very good for the gts (10-11 whp gain). they're both very good quality and the person above me is right--you can't go wrong.

however, both of these headers (trial and TRD) are jdm only--meaning you have to ship them from japan. that will run you $700-$800 PLUS shipping in the continental US (the 7-8c includes shipping from japan to the vendor).

the dc motorsports headers are thought to be coming out at a price in the ballpark of $400--half the price of the above. dc motorsports also claims to have good gains and seeing how dc motorsports is such a reputable company, i beleive them (but i'd still wait to see 3rd party dynos).

my advice: wait for dc motorsports releases their headers & some dynos are out. if the gains are as good as trial and TRD..then obviously save the extra $400 and use it for another purpose.


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Apr 7, 7:46am - #147343 
to answer your other question:

it doesnt matter what you get first--exhaust or header.

usually an exhaust comes first because it is more noticeable (and cheaper for a gts). exhausts are both an appearance mod AND a Performance mod, which makes it more desirable. whereas a header is stricly Performance.

i'll put it another way: almost every user who owns a header has an exhaust, whereas most users who have an exhaust do not have a header (in an aftermarket Performance sense) thumbsup

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Apr 7, 11:25pm - #147344 
oh ok thanks for the help rice

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Apr 8, 4:54am - #147345 
Originally Posted by polok120
oh ok thanks for the help rice


no prob, thats what we're here for thumbsup

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