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Old 06-24-2024, 08:25 PM
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Doug痴 headers on Edelbrock round ports. Pass side I got no issues. Drivers side.. here痴 my question should I notch the frame where the a arm attaches? Or dent the 1200.00 header..it also looks like I have to shave a little off the motor mount as well as it looks like it痴 paper thin to touching the #1 tube
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Old 06-24-2024, 08:31 PM
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Generalz this is the stuff thats killing me LOL i went your flex line route for the pass side as the trans cooler lines wouldnt fit. And i thought that side was gonna be the pita. My dougs D-ports with iron heads fit perfectly. now from the searches im discovering the e-heads are wider....

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You good at welding?
Cut the radius off the suspension mount on that side and weld in a flat plate to connect to two sides.
Don't trust yourself welding, well you know the other option.

It is a suspension component. better do it right.
Least if you have to dent the header you won't see it from up top.

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Yea the header is getting pulled off heated up and a couple whacks with a ball peen hammer and im calling it good. I can stick metal together but i don't trust my welding skills. thanks

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Old 06-25-2024, 03:18 PM
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On a side note a buddy sent me this. How cool lol
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So tbfh to the rescue. I used a product I use at work for refrigeration to keep heat off things you don稚 wanna incinerate called Thermo trap. It does a great job at absorbing heat so I didn稚 have to destroy the header. Tubbys got them nice and hot. Bunch of smacks with the hammers. Put it back in. Took it back out. Put it back in took it back out. Looks like this is gonna work just fine
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With the motor lifting on this side I think I値l be ok. Pics didn稚 turn out but it looks like a 1/2 inch from frame.
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I had the same problem with mine. Doug's with O-port E-heads. I called there tech support, they told me to "ding" the tube. I spent $1000 on coated headers and you want me to take them out of the box and take a hammer to them. I sent them back. I ended up buying the OBX (?) Doug's knockoffs that were stainless and took a hammer to them. Those headers were a fraction of the price, about $300 if I remember right. Not sure they even make them anymore.

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yea I'm not thrilled about it but with all the delays I've had i just want this done.

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I woulda cut some off of that bracket. Wouldn't hurt a thing as long as it was blended well. That ding in the tube won't hurt anything either though.

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