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This is a discussion on LT header performance help within the External Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; I have a 2002 WS-6 M6. Last year I installed SLP LT headers and loud mouth with cats removed. I ...

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    LT header performance help

    I have a 2002 WS-6 M6. Last year I installed SLP LT headers and loud mouth with cats removed. I love the sound and have gotten lots of compliments but I am not really happy with the performance. When I am stopped and floor it, it kind of bogs down and seems to have no torque what so ever. The car actually has a problem even laying down a strip of rubber. When I am on a roll the car responds a little better but not like I would expect. The car has extremely low miles (6k) and I never really tested it before the mods. Maybe I just don't know any better and maybe my exhaust system is overkill with what I am running but I would expect this car to lay down rubber all day long. Other mods include MTI air lid, STB, and SLP SFC's. I would like to see a dyno tuner but don't know of any close to where I live in upstate NY near the VT and Canadian border. Can somebody please tell me what is wrong or give me some advice?

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    tuning that thing will make it seem like a different car you will pick up prolly 15-20 more hp.

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    baseballss is 100% correct, you really need a tune for your Bird. It will make a world of difference in performance and even your gas mileage.
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    Thanks guys. Does anyone body know of any shops in the upstate NY area. I would travel upto 6 hours or so.

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    well there is east side performance in wallingford, CT depending on where in upstate NY you are.... they did my tune, they are very well known for doing great tunes.

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