follow ft86club on our blog, twitter or facebook.
FT86CLUB
Ft86Club
Xero Limit
Register Garage Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   Scion FR-S Forum | Subaru BRZ Forum | Toyota 86 GT 86 Forum | AS1 Forum - FT86CLUB > Technical Topics > Engine, Exhaust, Transmission

Engine, Exhaust, Transmission Discuss the FR-S | 86 | BRZ engine, exhaust and drivetrain.


View Poll Results: UEL or EL headers?
UEL 19 61.29%
EL 12 38.71%
Voters: 31. You may not vote on this poll

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-14-2018, 10:27 PM   #1
Martalex00
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Drives: 2013 Subaru BRZ Limited
Location: FL
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
UEL or EL headers?

Im super new to the 86 universe ( i just got a BRZ about 2 weeks ago lol) and ive seen lots of debate about whether i should get UEL headers or EL headers. My goal is to eliminate the infamous torque dip (or atleast make it a little better) and im also accounting for reliability. Anyone have any thoughts on which i should get?
Martalex00 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2018, 10:33 PM   #2
Stephen W.
Senior Member
 
Stephen W.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Drives: 2018 CBS BRZ tS
Location: Quinte West Ontario
Posts: 369
Thanks: 88
Thanked 372 Times in 193 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Lots of threads with good info in the Engine, Exhaust, Transmission section.
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=8
Stephen W. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2018, 02:41 PM   #3
Laz84
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Drives: 2014 BRZ, 1991 Prelude Si 4WS
Location: Delaware
Posts: 25
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
UEL and Tune will eliminate torque dip. and it sounds better!
Laz84 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Laz84 For This Useful Post:
Joveen (11-19-2018)
Old 11-15-2018, 02:50 PM   #4
Chuckls
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Drives: brz tS 086/500
Location: Midwest
Posts: 230
Thanks: 6
Thanked 130 Times in 71 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
#ELHGANG
Chuckls is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2018, 03:08 PM   #5
86TOYO2k17
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Drives: 2017 toyota 86
Location: PNW
Posts: 781
Thanks: 59
Thanked 320 Times in 232 Posts
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
They are equally as reliable.
They both with a tune eliminate the dip. And add power all around.
Some UEL have slightly better low end less top end.
Some EL have slightly better top end and less low end.
UEL enhance the boxer rumble
EL minimize the boxer rumble

And then you have the ace header. The performance benefits of the best UEL+EL combined.

Personal recommendation. Just go turbo. Or you’ll never be satisfied.
2nd recommendation ace header + tune. And work to supercharging later.

If available flex fuel +E85 regardless of what you choose.
86TOYO2k17 is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to 86TOYO2k17 For This Useful Post:
Feistyfrog (05-14-2019), Joveen (11-19-2018), kch (11-15-2018)
 
Reply

Tags
engine, exhaust, headers

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
OFT with JDL EL Headers snidd111 Software Tuning 37 10-07-2018 10:15 AM
4-2-1 vs 4-1 headers Hawk77FT Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 22 04-17-2016 02:29 AM
WTT: Tomei uel headers for EL headers 86Tony Canada Classifieds 6 07-27-2015 09:42 PM
Injen SES Headers/ Agency Power headers Choong86 Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10 12-27-2013 10:51 PM
Headers? FRSBRZGT86FAN Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 35 07-16-2013 11:03 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Garage vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.