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Anyone runnign Edelbrock TES headers?!?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by txbartman, Nov 26, 2001.

  1. txbartman

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    From my understanding, these headers come with a Y- or crossover-pipe. How does this pipe clear the front driveshaft? Is it under or over it? Or is it further back and not an issue with the front driveshaft?

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    It actually fits to close for a 4" lift. Mine started to rub so I just had my exhaust shop install a new crossover that fits snug up against the t-case crossmember.

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    I am running a Edel TES. The x-over is below the driveshaft...but it isnt really a problem because you can adjust the angle to which the crossover pipe attaches to the headers...all you have to do is angle it down a little bit and its all good. Doesnt take much effort to flex your suspension a little to see if it rubs etc. =)

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    Jason has a point as you can adjust it slightly but if you do drop it down to low, it will want to "FEEL" the rocks a little more. That is why I went with rerouteing(sp?) it further back and closer to the t-case. No overhang now.[​IMG]

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    Well...its not an 1/16" lower than my x-case skid plate...and its way higher than the bottom of the 10b up front...so I figure its out of the way enough. =p

    heh heh. Of course, if I was a welding guru...I woulda rerouted it long ago. ;)

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    I run em', but had to fab a new crossover because of the 6" lift. It is in the way BAD, even 4" would be too much before you need to reroute it.
     
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    I have a 6" lift and the TES headers... got the headers on but the y pipe that came with it needs creative help so it doesn't rub anywhere....

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