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Just a progess report on the headers.......

I got home from work, and started to bolt them on, WHAT A TEDIOUS JOB!!!! anyway I had to call it quits after bloody knuckles & 1/32nd turns on the bolts. I hope I get the other side on tomorrow evening. With snow in the forecast, i'll probably kill myself trying to get to the muffler shop, LOL!!!!

I can't wait to fire it up, LOL!!!!!


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drive it around for a couple of hours before you put mufflers on it. so so so loud. people think the car is ready to blow. it is a good sound though!!
 
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Feels good to accomplish something, doesn't it?
Good luck.

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Just curious ... what manufacturer and type of header did you go with?

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brimark, Believe it, or not, i'm not really sure who manufactured the headers, but they are tri-y style. I do know these are a lot heavier gauge then what I was looking at. These headers were gave to me, and I thought, i'd get them a try, no problems with the install so far.....



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What kind of motor is in your car??

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I spent an entire weekend getting Tri-Y's on my 66. I know what you mean about skinned knuckles and 1/32 turns on bolts! So did you get the drivers side or passenger side on? I'm curious, any clearance problems on the passenger side? On mine, one of the tubes was hard up against the fender well, I had to tweak it back.

As others have said, enjoy that open-header drive to the muffler shop! I pretty much shook the family out of bed when I fired her up in the garage!

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Headers can be a real pain to install. Just wait till you fire it up with those uncapped headers though. It's the most fun you'll ever have pissing off the neighbors *LOL*.

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Dan, Really the passenger side was the easier side for me... I had to loosen the tranny dipstick tube, and take off the export brace, and with a some twisting & turning (as much as possible in such a cramped space.) They fell right into place. I had the hammer in case I had to ding the headers a little, but I didn't have to use it ;-D



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