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Unread 04-13-2014, 06:37 AM   #1
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Thorley ZJ V8 header sale! Last batch ever?

Kolak has done it again! I've paid Thorley to make one more batch of the best ZJ V8 headers ever made. It's my goal to have the ZJ live forever so I'll keep having these made as long as there is demand

They are a tri-Y, three collector design offering excellent low end torque and a very broad powerband.

They're ceramic coated and thus offer great heat rejection. This keeps underhood temperatures lower and keeps exhaust gas velocities higher. They are made from very heavy 14 gauge tubing and have 3/8" laser cut flanges. Thus there are no problems with warping or cracking.

The headers come with a crossover pipe and a complete replacement Y pipe. Also gaskets and bolts are included.

Power gains are very impressive. Tests showed a FOUR SECOND reduction in 0-100 times. It feels like you're driving a completely different vehicle once they are installed.

I'll make the pricing as low as possible because my goal is to have as many people as possible be able to enjoy the Thorley headers.

PM me here on the forum or email me a kolak@aol.com for pricing and details

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Unread 04-13-2014, 06:39 AM   #2
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Here's a photo of the Thorley header setup to tempt you:
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Unread 04-13-2014, 07:03 AM   #3
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ceramic coated inside and out?
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Unread 04-13-2014, 12:19 PM   #4
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Yes indeed - inside and outside.

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ceramic coated inside and out?
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Unread 04-13-2014, 06:15 PM   #5
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Four second improvement to 100? That's a fairly bold claim. They certainly are pretty pieces of hardware. Might finally get some someday.

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Unread 04-14-2014, 12:04 AM   #6
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Don't even joke like that, Kolak. I need some headers, but I can't afford them right now. Saying "last batch ever" is just cruel.
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Unread 04-14-2014, 01:28 AM   #7
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Haha well they may be the last batch - depends on demand. Thorley made me commit to them in order to produce a batch. I'm taking a bit of a risk because it's a lot of cash on the line.

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Don't even joke like that, Kolak. I need some headers, but I can't afford them right now. Saying "last batch ever" is just cruel.
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Unread 04-14-2014, 08:08 AM   #8
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What constitutes a batch? I doubt if I'll be able to afford headers until after the summer at this rate. :/
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For everyone worried about the last batch of headers.....dont. DT is not even considering discontinuation.
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Unread 04-14-2014, 09:43 PM   #10
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They're a good seller because I've been selling nearly all of them. I've paid for production of several batches by guaranteeing a set number of sales.

I sold all but two of the last batch of 20.

I sold 8 of this batch so far.

My rep would not even start this batch unless I preordered a bunch of them. THAT'S why they have some in stock.
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My point was that it isn't the last set. Frankly, in my opinion, that's a shady sales tactic.
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Fact is, it's the only set of headers you can get for a ZJ. With that kind of corner on the market, it'd be dumb to discontinue the part.

Of course, that's never stopped aftermarket manufacturers from discontinuing their monopolies before.
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As you've seen, oftentimes manufacturers will discontinue an item which, to us, seems like a brisk seller. But to them it's an interruption of their manufacturing capability and process to produce a product which sells perhaps 40 units annually vs. hundreds of units of their A movers.

They'd rather discontinue something and favor more current, high demand items.

I'll post here when the quantity gets really low to try to give you a head's up.


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Fact is, it's the only set of headers you can get for a ZJ. With that kind of corner on the market, it'd be dumb to discontinue the part.

Of course, that's never stopped aftermarket manufacturers from discontinuing their monopolies before.
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As you've seen, oftentimes manufacturers will discontinue an item which, to us, seems like a brisk seller.
seems like it to them too.....
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