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Sep 4, 10:34pm - #42414 
header ordered

I just looked at the installtion guide for a hearder. I'm considering putting in on by myself but it looks like a lot of work. I'm wondering if anyone has installed one and how it it went? is it worth just getting it installed by a pro or can i manage this.

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Sep 4, 10:39pm - #42415 
Sup. Congrats on the header. I did mine myself. Took some time, but I enjoy working on my car.

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Sep 4, 10:44pm - #42416 
What header did you purchase?


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Sep 4, 10:46pm - #42417 
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Sep 4, 10:55pm - #42418 
Hotshot Headers are a bit confusing to put on. Do you have some experience under the Hood? If not, definitely take it to a pro.


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Sep 4, 10:56pm - #42419 
Originally Posted by Stun
Hotshot Headers are a bit confusing to put on. Do you have some experience under the hood? If not, definitely take it to a pro.


How is the hotshot header any more confusing than any other header?

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Sep 4, 11:03pm - #42420 
Originally Posted by Stun

Hotshot Headers are a bit confusing to put on. Do you have some experience under the hood? If not, definitely take it to a pro.



Well i put mu CAI in and TSRM and those weren't to hard. Also ordered AEM pulley from estore. can't wait

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Sep 4, 11:05pm - #42421 
The header is not confusing to put in. It takes a lot of time though. The CAI took me more thinking than the header. The header was just a bitch to get to. But I didn't go throught the bottom like the instructions you read probably told you to do, so I don't know then.

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Sep 4, 11:09pm - #42422 
It says in the guild to reset ecu. I'm not sure on how to do this any help!

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Sep 4, 11:19pm - #42423 
Well, all you have to do it disconnect your negative terminal of your battery for a while, that will take care of it... plz let us know how it went after you finish because i'm looking forward to by a HS header myself


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Sep 4, 11:25pm - #42424 
Yea, disconnect the battery for a few minutes and BAM.

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Sep 4, 11:31pm - #42425 
ok cool!! thanks for the help guys

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Sep 5, 3:31am - #42426 
go pro dude.

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Sep 5, 12:40pm - #42427 
if you don't know what your doing, it's that simple, you take it to a professional.
yes, it's going to cost money in order to get it on, but it's on the car isn't it?


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Sep 5, 12:52pm - #42428 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
if you don't know what your doing, it's that simple, you take it to a professional.
yes, it's going to cost money in order to get it on, but it's on the car isn't it?
its a lot more rewarding to do it yourself. my .02


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Sep 5, 12:59pm - #42429 
Originally Posted by Grand-Touring-Dan
The header is not confusing to put in. It takes a lot of time though. The CAI took me more thinking than the header. The header was just a bitch to get to. But I didn't go throught the bottom like the instructions you read probably told you to do, so I don't know then.

you didnt use a lift? did you just go right through the Hood? i herd that when installing headers you need to move the engine. this dosent apply to our cars right?


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Sep 5, 1:22pm - #42430 
Originally Posted by fastceli2001
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
if you don't know what your doing, it's that simple, you take it to a professional.
yes, it's going to cost money in order to get it on, but it's on the car isn't it?
its a lot more rewarding to do it yourself. my .02


I KNOW...
i was implying that if you DO NOT know what you are doing, then DO NOT do it at all. Then, it's NOT going to be rewarding it it turns out something goes wrong by accident.


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Sep 5, 2:10pm - #42431 
I put the car up on jack stands. I did not move the engine at all either. I removed the valve cover which is very simple to do, just take your time and make sure everything is disconnected. Make sure you have some silicone to put in the corners when you put the cover back on, and a razor blade to scrape off the old silicone.

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Sep 5, 3:33pm - #42432 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by fastceli2001
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
if you don't know what your doing, it's that simple, you take it to a professional.
yes, it's going to cost money in order to get it on, but it's on the car isn't it?
its a lot more rewarding to do it yourself. my .02


I KNOW...
i was implying that if you DO NOT know what you are doing, then DO NOT do it at all. Then, it's NOT going to be rewarding it it turns out something goes wrong by accident.

as long as you can follow directions and reference the install guide, headers should not be a problem because its basiclly a bolt off bolt on mod. and its more rewardiing to be able to say i did it myself.


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