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Old 01-25-2013, 09:51 PM
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American Racing Headers full system review w/Intake and Tune

Ok everyone, here is my review by the numbers and my opinion about it all. American Racing Headers hi flow cats X pipe to their mufflers with the stock tips. Hennessey Cold Air Intake, DiabloSport Trinity tuner with custom tune.

I will be updating the thread with some more photos and a video of the jeep on the road. You gotta hear this thing now.

First of all, dealing with American Racing is always a pleasure. Their products are top notch and their service is exceptional. I've installed their full system on my 5th gen Camaro and it's unbelievable. I would have only used their system for my Jeep.

Pics of the American Racing products:
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Headers and Cats:





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Dyno numbers (SAE corrected) with the full system and tune (without intake)
22 more horsepower and 26 more torque



Dyno numbers (SAE corrected) with the intake and retune. Obviously the intake performed better with the headers and new exhaust:
13 more horsepower and 15 more torque



Total increase:
35 more horsepower and 41 more torque.

I couldn't be more pleased with the gains and more importantly the performance. The exhaust note took a little time to get used to. I guess I became accustomed to the much more subdued stock sound. It brings me back to the sound and feel of my previous 2010 SRT8 but in a much more luxurious Jeep.

If there is any other info that I may have left out, let me know but please do not ask me the cost. You can find that out by contacting ARH directly.
Thanks for looking.

Updated with video in this post.

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American Racing Headers FTW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Thanks for the write up and review. I am supposed to be getting mine installed this afternoon. I am only going with the headers though with Cats. Need to try to keep the exhaust note subdued for business but still get the extra power gain for the money.

I also have the HPE CAI along with a CMR tune. Can't wait!!
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Looks great!!
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I had American Racing do my complete system as well, long tube headers and x pipe back.
Stiil waiting on custom dyno. It's a beast.
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Looks good, any evic numbers yet?
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Very nice! I see on the AR website they mention 1-3/4, 1-7/8 and 2.0 inch primary, which did you use?
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Looks good, any evic numbers yet?
No evic numbers yet. I'll get some 0 to 60 times when I shoot the videos.
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Very nice! I see on the AR website they mention 1-3/4, 1-7/8 and 2.0 inch primary, which did you use?
1-7/8 and 2 inch primary
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Congrats...can't wait to see the video
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very nice man... can't wait for the vids!
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