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Old 07-23-2010, 11:06 AM   #20
GEE-OTTO
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Join Date: Jan 2009
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Location: Arlington VA
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2008 08 QSM 5MT LGT
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Originally Posted by thesniperz View Post
but i want the rumble though..

Hey youre not alone in that desire I see both sides EL and UEL this is owner choice. The stock is a great EL header but the other ones work well and give you some bottom end grunt. I think Willitay has a graph showing the gains of the EL over the UEL over stock I want to say there was 5-10 hp gains at high RPMs EL vs UEL but I personally don't drive in the 5K RPm range regularly nor do I consider my 2008 Legacy 2.5i a "perfomance" vehicle it is a sporty one but no way a performance car so I can live with the boxer rumble and without 7 extra ponies up top but some are performance driven and opt for the EL to squeeze ever HP they can out of their EJ251/3.

Again owner choice and the EL still comes with the MIL like the UEL
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