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Headers

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by TheGeneral, Aug 31, 2001.

  1. TheGeneral

    TheGeneral 1/2 ton status

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    My passenger header is hitting the rear shackle spring bolt pretty bad. Looks like beyond grinding, and I am pretty handy with a grinder. They are JBA headers, I am wondering if there is something wrong with them, cuz noone else seems to have this problem. Any suggestions?

    If you ain't hurt, you ain't playin' hard enough.

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  2. Seventy4Blazer

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    may need new motor mounts. or a hammer. or take the bolt out and swap it round. i cant remember if it will fit that way or not.
    Grant

    1974 Chevy Blazer Cheyanne. but it is on 33's now, with saggy old springs. i am in Yuma Arizona if ya got any parts for me.
     
  3. TheGeneral

    TheGeneral 1/2 ton status

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    Yea, did that on the bolt, still to much rubbing. Only some much hammering on headers. Is there a way to bend them? I hopin I am not scre$ed and have to buy new, man I'll be pissed.

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  4. 84_Chevy_K10

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    Take the bolt out and put it in the other way. Or cut off the end of the bolt.

    Tim
    '84 Chevy K10, lifted, loud, fast, and 3/4 ton axles
     
  5. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    My headers did the same thing..I used a 3 foot bar and bent the header inwards from underneath. I pried against my front driveshaft.... [​IMG] I then checked the flange bolts to make sure they were still tight and it worked. It's a little 'caveman' but I couldn't see any other option at the moment.

    Rene

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