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obx stainless steel headers?

This is a discussion on obx stainless steel headers? within the External Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; obx stainless steal headers for a 01 ws6 are $500 are they worth it?...

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    obx stainless steel headers?

    obx stainless steal headers for a 01 ws6 are $500 are they worth it?

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    there are alot of happy owners of those headers
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    they are stainless but have mild steel flanges....so they are not completley stainless steel

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    did you use cats?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cactus13 View Post
    did you use cats?
    The headers came with "cats" more like resonators

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    so if im in the market for budget headers which would you guys recommend these obx`s w/ resonators or ceramic pacesetters & ory?both costs nearly the same $500-550

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    Quote Originally Posted by michaelinchains View Post
    so if im in the market for budget headers which would you guys recommend these obx`s w/ resonators or ceramic pacesetters & ory?both costs nearly the same $500-550
    obx due to it is the whole package...pacesetters is only headers

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    no..pacesetters & ory costs nearly the same as the obx & its resonator y-pipe.just curious which is the better buy

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    What are you planning on doing with your cats

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    dude the #1 thing the obx's have over the pacecetters is they're STAINLESS STEEL, they will NEVER RUST, unlike the crappily coated pacecetters which will when the coating peels off in a few years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by michaelinchains View Post
    so if im in the market for budget headers which would you guys recommend these obx`s w/ resonators or ceramic pacesetters & ory?both costs nearly the same $500-550
    where are you getting the obx's from?
    2000 Arctic White trans am, ws6 hood, ws6 air box, slp lid, slp smooth bellows, slp loudmouth exhaust,shift kit, rebuilt trans, LS6 intake, 3.73 gears, Shaner S3 p/p throttle body, and a tune . SFC. C6 ZO6 rims 18" in back 17" in front. Drilled and slotted rotors.

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    I have borla catback on my 00 trans am. What is the best header and y pipe combination that sounds the best? also another stupid question do you need to get a tune after the header install? thanks for the help, chris

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1986camarojoe View Post
    I got mine off ebay
    do you need to change out the y pipe with those headers? and what about hooker are they better?

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    is the y-pipe the 3inch or smaller on those obx headers

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    Quote Originally Posted by niceZ28 View Post
    is the y-pipe the 3inch or smaller on those obx headers
    Not sure of width but it bolts up perfect to LM exhaust on my WS6

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