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So I've been reading alot about Long Tubes, I'ver read a few place where people have said you have to replace the stock motor mounts to use long tubes? Is this true, if so what would I need to replace them with?
 

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Prothan or equivalent mounts. The stiffer mounts make it less likely for the headers to hit stuff.
 

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Not that I'm opposed to this, but it's not absolutley needed right? Mainly it's done for clearance issues?
It's not always necessary, but sometimes, depending on the headers.
 

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It depends on the brand of headers. If I remember correctly, JBA headers almost always need new motor mounts because of clearance issues but most others don't.
 

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how about the Kooks long tube headers -- any clearance issues with those?

you DO need to raise the engine to install them, right?
 

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how about the Kooks long tube headers -- any clearance issues with those?

you DO need to raise the engine to install them, right?
No clearance issues with Kooks :bigthumbsup

Rasing the engine helps makes things easier, but not a must. Just harder probably without doing it.
 

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how about the Kooks long tube headers -- any clearance issues with those?

you DO need to raise the engine to install them, right?
No clearance issues with my Kooks. I did raise the engine to install them, you could probably install them without raising the engine but its going to be a tighter fit.
 
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