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EL2 XR8 headers

just a quick question tonight..

i may have the oportunity of getting a pair of standard EL2 XR8 headders soon. ive been told they are the same as off EL GT. is this correct?

are the cats a part of them or are tehy seperate as in other E Series headers?
also, are they any good?
and what would should i be paying roughly?

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Re: EL2 XR8 headers

They are the same as the EL GT headers.
They have a 2 bolt flange that bolts onto the cats.
I have heard that the E series cats are not as good as the AU cats.
As much as you think that they are worth.
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Re: EL2 XR8 headers

They are better than the stock E-series headers, but not by that much. I would put the money towards a set of pacemakers etc.
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Re: EL2 XR8 headers

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They are the same as the EL GT headers.
They have a 2 bolt flange that bolts onto the cats.
I have heard that the E series cats are not as good as the AU cats.
As much as you think that they are worth.
Replacing mine soon.
ok cool, ill give ya 50 for yours if these ones fall through. ive got a pair of highflow cats in my boot, just gotta get em fitted......kinda waiting to see if ill need to get em welded into the headers or a flange on the end.......

AU headers wont fit in E series as they are bent in a way that wont clear the E series K Frame (AU dont have a K frame)
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The ELGT Extractors were ceramic coated std from factory.

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Re: EL2 XR8 headers

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They are the same as the EL GT headers.
They have a 2 bolt flange that bolts onto the cats.
I have heard that the E series cats are not as good as the AU cats.
the el gt headers were stainless steel and ceramic coated, they are quite good headers, why replace them?

as far as cats go just oversize the inlet and outlet pipes, as this is all that high flow cats really are, all the catylist in aus come from on company and therfore are all the same, so all you can do to get better flow is to make the inlets and oulets flow better.
no point waisting $$$$ unless they are blocked, then you have no other option but to buy a new set.
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Re: EL2 XR8 headers

well these new cats cost me $30, they were $300 each and have done around the 20,000km mark. i'd go into the circumstances as to how i got them that cheap but its a longwinded story so i wont.....

my ones are fugged, done 289,000km, so im considering changing the headers and cats at the same time. there the early E series - 91 NC V8, so i think the EL XR8/GT headers would be a good upgrade with my cats
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Replacing mine soon.

just wondering if youve changed headers yet?

ill give u 50 dollar (plus whatever it will cost to post em)
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Re: EL2 XR8 headers

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i may have the oportunity of getting a pair of standard EL2 XR8 headders soon. ive been told they are the same as off EL GT. is this correct?


Ive got a pair sitting in my garage doing nothing if your interested?

Dont know if there the same as the EL GT but they are good quality from the factory, 4 into 1, short stainless steel design.
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i may have the oportunity of getting a pair of standard EL2 XR8 headders soon. ive been told they are the same as off EL GT. is this correct?


Ive got a pair sitting in my garage doing nothing if your interested?

Dont know if there the same as the EL GT but they are good quality from the factory, 4 into 1, short stainless steel design.

sounds verry good
can you get me some pics so i can make sure there not just the standard V8's headers, which are also a 4 into 1.
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