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Swapped stock "S" headers for X-51

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Okay I put on the new X-51 headers yesterday. Wow was that an easy job. :D One 13 mm socket and some wobble extensions were all that were needed. I replaced them in about an hour and 15 min. I used ramps to get the car up.

They fit perfect. Now for the test drive..... B)

First thing I noticed was that the car was actually a bit quieter. Even with the PSE on the sound was muted a bit. I did an extensive drive to see if I could notice any performance changes.

It seems to be an improvement. The car seems to pull better in second gear. It feels better throughout the rpm range.

Whether this is a placibo or not I cannot tell.

Some said that I may lose some low end torque. Definetly not the case...

I'm happy did it and I feel there is an improvement. I'm sure this would be even more pronounced with an X 51 airbox, thottle body and intakes (but I'm not going there.)

Anyone who want to change their headers on their 996 or 997 do it yourself! It's sooo easy.


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