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Header Spacer Option

Post  Bluemach1 on Sat Mar 13, 2010 8:07 pm

I know that in one of the header threads someone suggested using a header flange bolted between the head and exhaust manifold to allow clearance for the steering shaft. I have been giving this some thought for use with the stock manifolds. Does anyone know how much space is available to space the stock manifold out? I found a set of 1/2" spacers. if there is more room than that, I could have something made at work.

I wonder if this really would work??

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Re: Header Spacer Option

Post  HandofTron on Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:42 pm

Nobody? Sounds like a very easy fix for headers..


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Re: Header Spacer Option

Post  cfgioja on Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:27 pm

wouldnt know myself. I ran the RH headers, but I guess it would all depend on the length of the runner coming form the exhaust before bending down.

I know with the RH header the exhaust is rubbing the frame and I had to hammer alittle to get a clearance.

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Re: Header Spacer Option

Post  Porch on Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:18 pm

I couldn't tell you either, but once you have the motor installed and you're ready for a header, why not just put 1" of washers in two holes so you can mock up the fit? That's the easiest way to tell for sure.

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Re: Header Spacer Option

Post  Bluemach1 on Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:30 pm

Yes, that is what I'll have to do. But I was hopeing that someone might be at that point now. It would be great to have this sorted out when I drop mine in. Trouble is that I think I might be the only guy on the board considering the stock exhaust manifolds thanks to the California smog nazis.

If anyone is in a position to give this a look that would be very cool.


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