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6th Gen ('00-'05): Exhaust vs Headers+Exhaust??

Old 04-04-2015, 12:59 PM
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So, would there be any benefit to just installing ZZP exhaust without also installing headers? I can buy a complete system sans headers for about $400.00. Would it help performance or do I need the headers as well to make any difference?
Old 04-04-2015, 09:38 PM
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Depending on what you are doing to the motor, headers are a waste of money. A plog from zzp on the front exhaust with a downpipe is the way to go. Mufflers don't really do much performance wise for our cars, you get them for the sound you want. A zzp cat back exhaust is a good system from what I've read. I would do the resonator delete while you are at it and be warned you may throw a code but you can have that tuned out or zzp sells an 02 emulator that is supposed to get rid of the code that the downpipe will throw
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Headers = power. Catback exhaust/mufflers is mainly just for noise.
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deff go with headers and the DP. youll get a lil noise out of it if thats what u want, and u get some nice power. i drove my friends SC MC with headers and that zzp DP, it felt powerful. mufflers are too nasty sounding on these engines. it deff sounds like a chainsaw so deff youtube some options, theres a bunch of vidz up with random mufflers
anyone no a thing or 2 about the speed daddy headers? tryin to put em in
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