Installs to factory Y-Pipe and accommodates all emission control devices.
This part is legal for sale and use on Emissions Controlled Vehicles, in all 50 states, when used in accordance with the manufacturers application guide because it has a California Air Resources Board (CARB) Executive Order (EO) number.
The following vehicles are considered Emissions Controlled Vehicles:
1966 and newer U.S. manufactured California Certified vehicles
1968 and newer U.S. manufactured Federally Certified vehicles
Flowtech Headers are the perfect combination of quality and value. These shorty, emission compatible headers fit the popular 02-13 Chevy Silverado/Tahoe/Avalanche/Suburban and GMC Sierra V-8 4.8L/5.3L, 2WD/4WD.
Mandrel-bent tubes provide consistent tubing diameters for smooth flow and increased exhaust velocity
Heavy duty 16-gauge tubing for increased strength and durability
Smooth transition, 1-5/8” diameter primary tubes are used for increased exhaust flow increasing performance and improving throttle response
OE style 2-1/2” ball and socket collector connects to factory exhaust head pipe with no cutting or welding
TIG-welded, machined 3/8” header flange for a leak-free seal and maximum strength
Premium aluminum header gaskets included
Coated in a satin silver metallic ceramic thermal barrier coating for an aggressive look and reduced underhood temperatures
Headers are a must if you are using a cold air intake, cat-back exhaust system or tuner