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Edlbrock shorty headers??

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by dleroy43, May 13, 2004.

  1. dleroy43

    dleroy43 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I bought a set but they dont bolt up to the Ypipe. /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif My stock Y pipe bolt circle 2.5" and the edlbrock are 2.25" So now I need to decide to send them back to get my money and keep the stock exhaust, buy the TES system and hope it "bolts in" or get full lenth headers and build a new dual system. /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif /forums/images/graemlins/burb.gif
     
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    personally I would not run shorty headers. The gains you get are only at the upper rpm, whereas tri-y's (thorleys, $$$ but worth it in my opinion) and full length headers get you gains at low and mid rpm where you need it in a truck. Since you are open to sending them back I say do that, get a set of thorleys or full length headers, and build a custom setup.
     
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    The TES system for your rig will bolt right in no problem. The reason the headers dont fit is because Edelbrock does not make headers for the 87-91 SFA Blazers and Subs. The ones you got were prolly for an IFS truck. They wont work on a SFA Blazer or Sub.
     
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    ah good catch, i didnt even notice it was an 89 lol.
     
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    I'm not a fan of anything with the Edelcrap name on it. I would go for the Thorley TRI-Y's. /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif
     
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    I've had a set of the TES headers on my S-Jimmy since '94 or so. They fit perfectly and are holding up well. /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
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    I'm not a fan of anything with the Edelcrap name on it

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    just curious.... but why do you keep repeating yourself? i think we all know this by now /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif
     
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    Edlebrock does make TES for "our" 89. I have the TES on my 89 K5. Bolted right up.
    No problems.
    They have been on my Blazer since 1999. I have a Gibson cat back since 94. It will work.
     
  9. dleroy43

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    The main problem I have is the cost of shipping parts to and from the states. But I may sell them on german ebay get most the money back. How much work vs the actual power gained from the TES or new dual system ?? Is it worth it?
     

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