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Cheapest Headers?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MrArmyAnt, Nov 1, 2005.

  1. MrArmyAnt

    MrArmyAnt 1/2 ton status

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    looks more like manifolds than headers. My sbc had hookers and my bbc has headman. I went with hedman cause they had the same specs as hooker and same $$$ but had a better warantee. I may have to ditch them for shortys though :crazy:
     
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    i know everyone doesnt like cheap headers here, but i have just put the summit cheapos on mine and i like them, the gaskets are cheap but the headers fit good and even if they dont offer the performance of more expensive headers they are a hell of a lot lighter than the stock exhaust manifolds. Just my thoughts on the subject!
     
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    if you want cheap just get summit or autozone headers. there really cheap and come with a lifetime warranty so if they ever rust out you get a free pair.
     
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    I've always opted for copper gaskets too, mine has never blown out even if the bolts come loose. Usually $30/pair.
     
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    I got the Summit headers and went to local AutoZone and got some Mr Gasket thick header gaskets. Whatever headers you buy toss the gaskets and get some better ones. My aluminum heads are a beatch to get to seal to headers. Even bought like $60 copper ones. Only way to get drivers side to seal was to double up the Mr Gasket gaskets.

    Ive used Hookers and Dynomax Cerami-coated before. All seam to get the job done. The Cerami-coated stuff is nice to keep temps down.
     

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