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96gsr
04-22-2002, 10:48 PM
I know that a full cai and headers take away bottom end torque, but is it worth it for how much you gain in the top end? For anyone that has them both, is the gain in the top worth the loss in the bottom?

CRiSP
04-22-2002, 11:07 PM
its all going to depend on what your are going to use the car for...

96gsr
04-22-2002, 11:30 PM
i use the car as a daily driver, but i get in at least one little race where i run into the top end at least once every other day

CRiSP
04-23-2002, 12:07 AM
if your races are in strait lines then it probably will be worth it. Now if you preferred roadcourses or perhaps an autocross lower end and midrange would be equally imports at top end when you comming out of thoes low speed corners.

adrockstg
04-25-2002, 04:35 PM
I/H don't make that much of a different hp wise, so you probably won't even notice a drop if there is one.

NoTec
04-25-2002, 10:12 PM
I'll make this quick. Yes. :grin:

95 teg se
04-25-2002, 11:42 PM
My car has more power all the way thoughout the powerband and I have a H and an I

96gsr
04-25-2002, 11:52 PM
thats what happened on my friends accord, more power through the whole band. but some people said they lost some power in teh bottom. oh well, i already bought it and am putting it on tomorrow so i guess we'll find out soon.