Tuned length headers and shorty headers....the same?

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by 68mustang5.0, May 28, 2007.

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    been looking for headers, and came across BBK tuned length headers...i noticed they look like shorty's...they're pretty cheap. Are shorty's and tuned lengths the same? Would i see good gains or crap from tuned lengths?
     
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    if you mean tuned length as in equal length shorty header...then IMO any shorty header on these cars doesnt seem to yeild any significant gain....Id rather do long tube headers or spend the money on something else....
     
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    Ah ok, looks like ill be looking for Longtubes....

    What brands are good? Flowtech's look pretty good, and they're super cheap..
     
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    Flowtechs are pretty good. They are almost the same thing as the Hooker headers (same parent company, Holley), but the Hooker headers are more money...

    Also BBK longtubes are a very nice piece....one thing I dont like about them is the passenger side header which swoops closer towards the bellhousing, which will nessecitate the removal of that side header when doing a clutch job....but other than that, very nice headers and of great quality as well...