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BBK Chrome Long Tube Headers (11-17 V6)

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Features
  • Increases RWHP
  • Long Tube Header Design
  • Free Flowing Mandrel-Bent Tubing
  • Bright Chrome Finish
  • O2 Extensions Included
  • Fits Left Hand Drive Models Only
  • Fits 2011-2017 3.7L V6 Mustangs
Description
More Horsepower and Torque. Improve the performance of your 3.7L Ti-VCT engine with a set of BBK Long Tube Headers. These BBK chrome plated long tube headers will greatly improve your mustangs exhaust flow over the restrictive factory manifolds and increase your Pony's horsepower and torque. Significant increases in rear wheel horsepower have been seen when installed with a matching BBK shorty X pipe.

Quality Construction. BBK Long Tube Exhaust headers are manufactured from 1-3/4" CNC mandrel bent tubing for unrestricted airflow. And feature one piece laser cut 3/8" header flanges for added strength, leak-free performance and OEM fit. These headers are then completed in a bright chrome finish for good looks and a long life.

Recommended Upgrade. To realize the full power potential that these Long Tube Headers have to offer, AmericanMuscle recommends a Bama custom tune with a Mustang Handheld Tuner to reprogram the vehicles computer (ECU) for proper operation.

Additional Required S197 Upgrades. Installation of these BBK Long Tube Headers on a 2011-2014 S197 V6 Mustang will require the use of a BBK Shorty Mid-Pipe, part# 1461 or 1462 for proper installation.

Additional Required S550 Upgrades. Installation of these BBK Long Tube Headers on a 2015-2017 S550 V6 Mustang will require the use of a BBK Shorty Mid-Pipe, part# 1465 or 14650, and a Front O2 Wire Harness Extension, part #1119, for proper installation.

Application. These BBK Chrome Long Tube Headers are specifically designed to fit the 2011-2017 Mustangs equipped with the 3.7L V6 engine.  These Headers are intended for left hand drive applications only.

Technical Notes. Not legal for use on pollution controlled motor vehicles; intended for off road use only.

Fitment: 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Details

What's in the Box
  • (2) Long Tube Headers
  • (2) Header Gaskets
  • (2) O2 Sensor Extensions
  • All required install hardware
  • Detailed installation instructions
Installation Info
Tech Specs
Header Specifications
Header Type: Long Tube Finish : Chrome
Type Mid Pipe Required: Shorty Fitment: 2011-2017 3.7 V6 Mustangs
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • V6 - 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

These Headers are intended for left hand drive applications only.

Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Staying strong

Alright so I waited a little bit before writing a review so it will be a true review. I installed these along with the off-road x pipe back in July of 2012 and I must say it has been the best upgrade I ...

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5/5
Very Loud !

These headers off road x pipe are a great set up to your v6 makes it sounds really loud a little too raspy but it's ok . It's obviously that you still in a V6 but you gonna get good gains as well . NICE ...

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Overall Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars

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Hey, I'm Justin with AmericanMuscle.com, and this is my brief overview of BBK's long-tube headers available in ceramic or chrome, fitting all 2011 and newer V6 Mustangs. Simply put, long tube headers have been designed to replace your restrictive factory manifolds, which can really choke out the flow of exhaust. A set of long tubes paired with an aftermarket Mid Pipe and exhaust, will make for a very free-flowing exhaust setup, which can give you a nice bump in power, as well as make for one mean-sounding exhaust note. As far as price, these long tubes from BBK are an extremely reasonable option when it comes aftermarket long tubes available for the late model 3.7 L V6. Taking a closer look, these headers feature 1-in-3/4 inch mandrel-bent tubing, quality welds throughout, and laser cut flanges for an OEM-like fit. Now as I mentioned earlier, you do have the option of picking these headers up in a chrome finish, or a ceramic finish. So what are the differences between the two finishes? Well, as you can see, the chrome option are a little brighter initially, but that's going to change as these headers heat-cycle, eventually turning that bright silver into a dark copper color. On the other hand, the ceramic options are going to remain that bright silver color throughout their lifespan. Secondly, that ceramic coating is going to be slightly better at reducing underhood temps, which is very important for performance. Now those added benefits do come with a price as ceramic coated headers are typically more expensive than a chrome or stainless option. Doing the install on any set of long tubes can be a little intense, so it's best to set aside a full day or weekend just to tackle the job. Now, you might not need it, but it's always good to be prepared. Now again, if you don't feel confident enough to tackle this install, then don't hesitate to give your local shop a call, they should be able to help you out. Keep in mind, whenever you run a set of long tubes like these BBKs, you will need to address your Mid Pipe. In this case you will need to run a flanged, and shorty Mid Pipe, just to get everything installed correctly, now BBK recommends their Shorty X-Pipe for the best fitment and performance gains. In the end, what you can expect from using these long tubes from BBK is a considerable bump in both power and sound, all at a very fair price. So be sure to check them out right here at AmericanMuscle.com

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do i have to tune up if i install BBK long tube headers and Shorty x pipe ? i dont want to void my factory warranty on my car do i have to tune up if i install BBK long tube headers and BBK Shorty catted x pipe ? i dont want to void my factory warranty

2011Stang

  • A tune should not be required if running a catted x-pipe but a tune would be recommended as you risk leaning out your A/F with an untuned longtube installation. Additionally, know that your factory warranty will not cover these new parts nor anything that fails due to them. Talk to your local dealership and ask the service manager how it will affect your warranty. Some don’t care, others do.

    Jcon

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hp and torque gains? what kind of horse power and torque gains could i see with these?

Will19

  • Long tube headers and shorty mid-pipe combos net approximately 20-30 HP. Definitely a great upgrade for both performance and sound!

    LisaS

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Fitt 2010 V6? I know this is for the 11-12 v6s. But there isn't a set of LT's from BBK that fit my 2010. Does anyone know if this is compatible?

Grumpus

  • Sadly no, these Long Tubes will only fit properly on the 2011-2012 V6 Mustangs.

    LisaS

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Overall Rating 4.7

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Weekend

    June 30, 2016

    Great fit

    Installed them on a Saturday afternoon in my garage with basic hand tool. Did a BBQ as well, Great fit they look amazing and are load.

    chrisr92

    Year: 2013 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    September 01, 2015

    Very Loud !

    These headers off road x pipe are a great set up to your v6 makes it sounds really loud a little too raspy but it's ok . It's obviously that you still in a V6 but you gonna get good gains as well . NICE PRODUCT !

    checho

    Year: 2012 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 2 Miami, FL

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    December 21, 2013

    WOW

    I have had these headers on since August and wow. I highly recommend a lift for installation or get a local shop to install these. My buddy helped me out with the install on his lift and it helped out a lot. I bought the Chrome longtubes with the Catted mid pipe, (for emissions) and I have the Roush axlebacks. I have recieved complements from Corvettes, Shelby's, and random people about how good my car sounds, and looks. These are a good purchase and I love the way the front lifts up when I launch off the line.

    sblack91

    Year: 2013 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 North East, MD, USA

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    October 24, 2013

    Good Bang for the Buck

    The BBK LT headers were purchased with the Off-road X-pipe and it took my mechanic a full day to install them, mostly because my stock exhaust was fairly rusted. Unless you have a lift I would recommend having a performance shop install them. The power gain is immediately noticeable on my 2011 V6 - even with stock mufflers and street tune I will spin the tires if I punch it. They are loud with the O/R X-pipe but I like it. A bit raspy but a great product for the money. Like all chrome headers they turned golden brown but if you don't want to spend the extra bucks for the BBK ceramic headers, you can't go wrong with these. At idle the sound is deep. At WOT it screams like a NASCAR stock car. If you like it fast and loud then go for it!

    1HotPony

    Year: 2011 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 4 Danbury, CT, USA

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    January 14, 2013

    Staying strong

    Alright so I waited a little bit before writing a review so it will be a true review. I installed these along with the off-road x pipe back in July of 2012 and I must say it has been the best upgrade I am done so far. This thing sounds amazing and along with my Roush axel-backs sounds amazing while keeping that deep rumble up to 3k RPMs. I have recommended this product many times.

    Irishone

    Year: 2012 Model: GT Driving Style: Street / Strip Abilene, TX, USA

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    December 10, 2011

    ......WOW

    amazing buy! first real mod on my new v6 (barley 4000 miles) install took about day and a half with simple tools, took me and two friends (we're 17-18) install was VERY VERY easy , beautiful raspy sound, noticeable performance gains especially on third and fourth gear, again.. AMAZING

    RedndBlack

    Year: 2012 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    September 06, 2012

    BBK Long Tubes & O/R X-pipe

    Very nice looking headers! Fit and finish was excellent! It took me and two of my friends a little less than 3 hours from start to finish to install these using jack stands in my garage. I was really surprised as I was worried that thses were going to make my car too loud. I already had an O/R X-pipe and with the headers the car is actually not as loud and has a deeper tone and a more 'tuned' sound to it. I'm very happy with these!! I picked up between 6-10 RWHP over my previous O/R X-pipe on the dyno on a hotter more humid day.

    z28th1s

    Year: 2011 Model: V6 Driving Style: Street / Strip 'Stangs I have owned: 10+ VA

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    May 27, 2012

    Very loud

    Great product, I got this with the catted x-pipe and the borla ATAK and it is very loud, maybe a little too loud. I might have to get the borla touring or type s, but this car does turn heads now. Its pretty quite when your just driving normal, but at WOT it is freaking loud. There is a little drone but its starting to go away the more i drive it.

    dwat89

    Year: 2012 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 2

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    March 21, 2012

    Outstanding

    I drive a 2012 Mustang V6. I bought a whole new complete exhaust system which began with the BBK Long Tube Headers, shorty "Catted" X-pipe, and Roush Axleback mufflers. It took about 12 hours to install with the tools that were required along with a floor jack and two jack stands. My father and I did it together. The hardest part was uninstalling the stock manifold, stock downpipe/h-pipe, and stock mufflers. Installing the new Headers, X-Pipe, and Roush mufflers was quite simple....if any man is worth his own salt. I am a novice under the hood of a car but I managed to install the pieces accurately and without problems. BBK also designed O2 sensor extensions so soldering was not necessary. The sound was absolutely throaty, loud, and overall AMAZING. I also have a C&L Cold Air Intake installed from a previous purchase. The last thing I have yet to do is get a Bama tune but otherwise, the engine is powerful, very loud, and just plain awesome. You can tell when a car has more to its exhaust besides just aftermarket mufflers. After about 400 miles the slight raspiness went away and the sound got slightly deeper and less drone occurred. Buy this set up!!! LOUD!! TURNS HEADS!! POSITIVE ATTENTION!!

    andrewde78

    Year: 2012 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 1 The Woodlands, TX

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    January 15, 2012

    BBK Longtubes

    First im going to start off by saying I started the install of my full exhaust from headers to the catted X-pipe, to flow masters at 9:00AM and finished at 2:30PM so 5-6 hours max for everything, it was only myself and my buddy helping me with hand tools. I still need to order a tune for it but the sound and performance overall is great, I would highly recommended this part.

    KyleH112

    Year: 2011 Model: V6 Driving Style: Daily Driver 'Stangs I have owned: 3 El Paso, TX

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