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Best place for factory mainfolds or smog legal headers 89 BB tbi

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by camiswelding, Jun 24, 2005.

  1. camiswelding

    camiswelding 1/2 ton status

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    Cali truck

    454 tbi v3500 crew dually

    anyone know the best place to find stock smog style cast iron manifolds....

    and if anyone is making headers (I cant find any) that are legal for this truck... thorley makes them for the 2x crewcab dually but not the 4x

    has AIR ports in the manifolds


    thanks

    cam
     
  2. diesel4me

    diesel4me 1 ton status Premium Member

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    heres a few places...

    Other than a new GM part from a dealer,I have bought brand new exhaust manifolds from our local junkyards,they carry a line of NEW ones,along with leaf springs,harmonic balancers and many other parts--the manifolds I bought for a friends ford 351 truck motor were 55 bucks apeice!..dealer wanted 110,and had to order them...most of the other one I bought were under 100 bucks,and much cheaper than OEM--and the ford manifolds came in a ford box!

    Here is a place that I think is where the yards get their parts from--their ad is in a trade journal they send to the junkyards--they sell flywheels(including the dual mass 6.5 diesel and 7.3 ford ones),oilpans,harmonic balancers,timing covers,and rebuilt standard tranny's,including NV4500's....new LUK clutches..

    Bishop Engine Replacement Parts
    301 Corinth St.
    Dallas TX
    75207
    214-943-1104
    1-800-231-1104
    fax#214-943-9247
     
  3. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    If'n your big block is like the smalls, the passenger side one cracks. The dealer carries them -- in stock! -- to the tune of $250+.

    The junkyards don't have them used, since they ALL crack ... but, they have new, aftermarket, ones of a different design... and more like $120-150, IIRC.

    I got one for my '90 Burb -- again, with a 350, not a 454 -- but it won't crack, had all the AIR hookups and whatnot, and was cheaper than the OE one which will crack.

    -- A
     
  4. camiswelding

    camiswelding 1/2 ton status

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    Went with American made ATP's out of texas....
    came to 189 at my door for both...
    could have gotten imports cheaper but these are real nice quality....

    they went on this afternoon like butter....

    After much research I found Dorman has them in their catalog... Kragen
    Autozone sell junkers for 121.00 (a rip )
    ATP's I found locally.... after some cross referrencing

    Its funny ... the chinese ones had lifetime warranties and the domestic had 1 year....go figure... anyway I bought american,,,,

    they even have OEM part numbers on them

    I had to reuse my heatshield.. fortunately it was excellent

    the old ones shrank and I didnt want to mill them to make them fit,,, they dont last long that way

    thanks for the tips all

    cam
     

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