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Discussion in 'Under Construction' started by mikeyss, May 13, 2020.

  1. mikeyss

    mikeyss Full Access Member

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    Was just thinking with headers it would make things hotter under the hood, and with a slightly bigger cam, it may make more heat. I'm just kinda learning and want to build this top end once, and have it last for 5 - 10 years, lol
     
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    Your cooling system will keep it at the right temp, don’t worry. It might be hotter under the hood but the only thing you can do for that is ceramic coat the headers or wrap them, but it won’t raise your engine temp regardless. It might raise your IAT but probably not since you should be pulling intake air from the fender unless you have a shitty aftermarket CAI. My headers aren’t wrapped and my engine runs the same temp as always even with a blower and believe me, I run it hard.
     
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    I have the airaid mit with the stock airbox pulling from the fender.
     
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    You’ll be fine. Nothing to worry about except speeding tickets.:cool:
     
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    I'm still gathering parts, and I was thinking...my radiator is original. My friend who has been hooking me up with the cam and headers, also has a radiator that has 2 small dings that make it ugly if it's something you'd even see everyday. He's selling it to me for $350 and it's never been used.

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    Sorry for crappy quality, I copied his pics. Once I have it and put it in, I'll snap better pics.
     
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    If possible, you should pressure test it. Just to make sure the tubes didn't get damaged.
     
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    I'll definitely test it out, he has 2 of them in his shop, and he will sell either of them to me. Either this weekend or next I will check them out.
     
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    Just want you to make sure you won't do all that work for nothing.
     
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    More parts finally arriving!!

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    I have that radiator its really nice!

    Man those headers look awesome!!!!!!!!!
     
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