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Old 02-24-2014, 09:32 AM   #1
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Headers for my orange Rubicon build

I have a 2005 Rubicon that I have been wanting to put some after market headers on. I currently have a Magna Flow Exhaust kit and I'm just looking for headers that would go well with that exhaust. I don't want something too loud, just looking for something that's a little throaty but not obnoxious especially at higher speeds.

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Old 02-24-2014, 11:56 AM   #2
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the factory two-piece cast manifolds are the best. other stuff has more likelyhood of cracking.

get the factory cast manifolds ceramic coated if you're feeling like spending money on something.

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I have a 2006 rubicon. I put on the banks torque tube header. 500$ wasted in my opinoin. Didnt do anything for power or mpg or sound. And yes i saved my manifolds so if it ever cracks its going bye bye.
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Old 02-24-2014, 12:40 PM   #4
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I have a 2006 rubicon. I put on the banks torque tube header. 500$ wasted in my opinoin. Didnt do anything for power or mpg or sound. And yes i saved my manifolds so if it ever cracks its going bye bye.
I was thinking maybe AFE or Borla but I'm really hesitate because of their prices. I think my CAI and exhaust will be enough though. Still want people's feedback though
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I was thinking maybe AFE or Borla but I'm really hesitate because of their prices. I think my CAI and exhaust will be enough though. Still want people's feedback though
the CAI will not do anything except lighten your wallet and let craploads of silica dust into your engine. the exhaust is just going to change the sound, not the power.

if you're looking for more power, you're looking in all the wrong places. regear your axles.
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Old 02-24-2014, 02:23 PM   #6
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the CAI will not do anything except lighten your wallet and let craploads of silica dust into your engine. the exhaust is just going to change the sound, not the power.

if you're looking for more power, you're looking in all the wrong places. regear your axles.
Not much I can do. I already installed it and I've noticed some difference in power.
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Not much I can do. I already installed it and I've noticed some difference in power.
ahh, the placebo, nothing else has a more powerful affect on the butt dyno.

you can do something advantageous: reinstall the factory intake.
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ahh, the placebo, nothing else has a more powerful affect on the butt dyno.

you can do something advantageous: reinstall the factory intake.
I really have no reason to if it is actually having an effect on my Jeep.
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I replaced my jacked up factory manifold with a Banks torque tube header. Built solid. no problems like I had with the factory manifold.
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I replaced my jacked up factory manifold with a Banks torque tube header. Built solid. no problems like I had with the factory manifold.
Did you have any minor performance increases?
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Yeah, but I put on an oversized throttle body about the same time.

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