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well ive been looking around but i know nothing about headers, so i was wondering what are some good headers for my 72 its a 350 stock right now :yes:...help me out guys! :D
 

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I got to see some dynatech headers last weekend. Nice for the price. Stepped 1 5/8" to 1 3/4', super thick flanges.
 

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ooo yes i was checking them out and wow the price is great :yes:
so they pretty good? flow and performance and all
dynatech and summit headers are the same things.

yeah it was 90.10 to my door and i got a 20 dollar off coupon for next times purchase so there defiantly worth it.

I recommend stripping all the paint off and repainting them yourself though. that's the only downside.

and perf i know there better then manifolds.

Ill be using mine in a 300 hp application.
 

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dynatech and summit headers are the same things.

yeah it was 90.10 to my door and i got a 20 dollar off coupon for next times purchase so there defiantly worth it.

I recommend stripping all the paint off and repainting them yourself though. that's the only downside.

and perf i know there better then manifolds.

Ill be using mine in a 300 hp application.
ooo there painted black huh? how do i remove that? just some paint remover?
 

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ooo there painted black huh? how do i remove that? just some paint remover?
I wouldn't use that spray on paint stripper myself. stuffs too nasty for me

id get a drill with a wire brush attached to it and do it that way :yes:
 

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I wouldn't use that spray on paint stripper myself. stuffs too nasty for me

id get a drill with a wire brush attached to it and do it that way :yes:
ha dam that would take forever but i meant the real paint stripper that airplane one..i still got some man is that thing powerful to remove paint
 

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ha dam that would take forever but i meant the real paint stripper that airplane one..i still got some man is that thing powerful to remove paint
lol.

I use that stuff to take the oversprays off my trim pieces :devil:
 

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You should first determine what size and length of tubes and collectors you need for your particular motor. Once that's determined, go after the header that best suits your application....


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there the part that gets me, idk any of that :eek:
mild performance or stock, i would stick with 1 5/8" headers. which are usually what the cheaper ones are. 1 3/4" would be too big for your motor. IMO. Not sure about your transmission linkage set up, but when i installed my Hookers, i couldn't get my tranny linkage hooked back up, so we had to fab a bracket for it to relocate it.
 

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mild performance or stock, i would stick with 1 5/8" headers. which are usually what the cheaper ones are. 1 3/4" would be too big for your motor. IMO. Not sure about your transmission linkage set up, but when i installed my Hookers, i couldn't get my tranny linkage hooked back up, so we had to fab a bracket for it to relocate it.
well all my motor and tranny links are stock as far as i know..so i have no clue how to determine it or anything to help me pick the right headers
 

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well all my motor and tranny links are stock as far as i know..so i have no clue how to determine it or anything to help me pick the right headers
1 5/8" headers will work fine. but like i said, my tranny linkage didnt work after i installed the headers. might be different for other headers. is your shifter on the column or floor?
 

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1 5/8" headers will work fine. but like i said, my tranny linkage didnt work after i installed the headers. might be different for other headers. is your shifter on the column or floor?
I have 1 5/8" headers on my 350. Not sure the brand, but when I did my tranny swap (replacing TH200 to 350) including dropping from column shift to floor shift, we had to fabricate a new bracket for the the linkage and passing gear. It worked with the headers on the old set up with the TH200 column shift....so I'm not sure if it was the TH350 that message up the linkage fit, or the shifter, but my guess would be the floor shifter. So if you have original column shift set up I'd think you'd be safe.
 

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I have 1 5/8" headers on my 350. Not sure the brand, but when I did my tranny swap (replacing TH200 to 350) including dropping from column shift to floor shift, we had to fabricate a new bracket for the the linkage and passing gear. It worked with the headers on the old set up with the TH200 column shift....so I'm not sure if it was the TH350 that message up the linkage fit, or the shifter, but my guess would be the floor shifter. So if you have original column shift set up I'd think you'd be safe.
ya i got my shifter on the column and its a TH350 trans
 

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Proof that you could use the stock shifter linkage









mind the dents. it didn't do anything. :no:
 

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You should be fine. My headers sure were a tight squeeze though. As weird as it sounds I'd try jacking the car up for the install. The angle that I had to put them in to get them on...it was makin' them hit the ground. So we had to lift it to get the placement and it jacked my paint all up! :mad:
 
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