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Old 02-11-2009, 07:50 AM   #1
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Short tube or long tube header?

Knowing the Svtf headers are good there are still many options on the market to change them out what i would like to know is (keepinig it legal but gaining power)What would be the best choice on the matter?

I know Fsport makes long tube but are there short tube on the market?

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replace the cat with an ORP or HFC, the SVT header is REALLY good
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the SVT comes with a tuned, long tube header. its the best there is. ^^^ HFC or ORP will net you much more hp.
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sell your svt header.... there are PLENTY of people who will take it from you if you think others in the marketplace are better.
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Old 02-11-2009, 09:26 AM   #5
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You'll see more gains with an ORP or HFC than a different header.
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I think you get the picture, the SVT header is the best out there! Get ya a tune and HFC
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start with the flex pipe and a hfc.
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You really don't need the flexpipe. A high-flow cat pipe will do wonders for the exhaust. Leave the rest of the system alone. The FocusSport 4-1 header will give you a few more HP at the top of the rev band, but you'll lose torque. Also, there's no such thing as a shorty header for the SVT. The stock header is a long tube 4-2-1.

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Beyond that, get a tune, or get boosted.
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does the aftermarket flexpipe not open things up a lot more than the stocker?
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