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LT Headers, is it worth the gain

This is a discussion on LT Headers, is it worth the gain within the External Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Originally Posted by chuckie669 I think you meant "can" get more. my bad...

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    Quote Originally Posted by chuckie669 View Post
    I think you meant "can" get more.
    my bad

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wesman View Post
    Barely notice a difference?? With nothing but an I/E/LS6 intake, after installing LT's my car felt like a completely different vehicle. More power everywhere in the powerband, especially in the mid range. It was 100% worth the gain, and installing them wasn't hard at all, only took a few hours. By far the best mod I've done.

    Not only that, but how do you expect a H/C package to perform when you're running stock manifolds?? Its going to choke the life out of it, you'd probably be sacrificing damn near 40WHP running stock manifolds over LT's with an agressive H/C package. Even if you're just adding a cam its highly reccommended that you have LT's first, you can have all the lift and duration you want but you can't move any more air if you have a huge restriction on the exhaust side of the motor. So you'd go through all the trouble of an H/C install only to have the motor choke out on the top end, and you'd still end up having to install LT's.
    That's what I said.

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