What does JBA stand for? Here's a little history!
JBA stands for J. Bittle American. J. Bittle is the president and founder of the company. Over time, the long name evolved into the shorter and easier JBA.
How long has JBA been making exhaust products?
JBA Shorty. JBA first started building headers and exhaust products in 1987. The first header designed was the smog legal Shorty for the 5.0L Mustang.
What kind of performance gains can I expect from my headers?
JBA means more power. Typical performance gains with the addition of JBA Headers on a fuel injected V-8 will be anywhere from 10-25 horsepower and similar numbers for torque. For V-6 applications you will see a gain of 10-15 horsepower. How much performance you gain will depend on the condition of your vehicle and the upgrades you have already made. On supercharged applications you will see a more dramatic increase, as much as 40+ horsepower.
Will aftermarket equipment void my warranty?
Simply put... you are protected! No. This is a common and widely believed misconception. Most vehicle owners are not aware that federal law protects them: the Magnuson-Moss Warranty - Federal Trade Commission improvement Act of 1975.
Will I lose torque if I install JBA Headers?
No way! You will actually gain low-end torque. We design our headers with appropriately sized primary tubing to provide solid low-end torque gains and high RPM breathing ability for greater overall performance.