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Offline Gold78Spc

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« on: March 22, 2007, 09:16:21 AM »
OK so I am going to be looking for a new set of headers for my car.  Any suggestions or are they all pretty much the same?  I am sort of locked into headers because my brand new stainless custom exhaust is set up for headers.  I knew this was coming because the guy that did my exhaust pointed out some pinholes in them that he patched up with a welding rod.  I have to take the headers off to pull the engine because of clearance issues so I guess now is as good a time as any to replace them.  Besides ugly rusty headers just won't match my freshly painted engine. 
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Re: Headers
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2007, 12:13:33 PM »
dougs headers are numbero uno choice for me
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« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2007, 08:00:21 PM »
Same here.  They are a bit on the pricey side but well worth it.  They have 3/8" flanges on both ends and are ceramic coated.

Here are some pics to give you an idea:



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Re: Headers
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2007, 09:04:39 PM »
Those look pretty cool !!
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Re: Headers
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2007, 08:25:03 PM »
Thanks.  I just hope it runs as good as it turned out.
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Re: Headers
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2007, 08:32:31 PM »
just spend the extra dough for equal length headers as they produce a much better sound
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Re: Headers
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2007, 08:36:14 PM »
Thanks Again.  I will let you know how it does.  I should have it running around mid May.  At work we are in the middle of a plant wide overhaul so I will be working for the next 52 days straight.  No time for the T/A but by the end I'll have all of the parts I need.

just spend the extra dough for equal length headers as they produce a much better sound

They also scavange the exhaust gasses better because the cylinders will have equal back pressure.
Shawn
1972 Chevy C-10
1980 Trans Am Pace Car - 428 ci Poncho in the works
1992 S-10 2WD- Work Bomber/Gas saver
1997 Chevy X-cab 4x4 - Vortec 350