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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by muscle, Jun 10, 2000.

  1. muscle

    muscle 1/2 ton status

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    Could someone recommend the "perfect" header for my '77 K5 4wd, 400 sm block????
     
  2. BlazerGuy

    BlazerGuy 3/4 ton status

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    Hooker Headers are pretty good never seen them on a K-5 though, just on muscle cars, so they should work. And they are expensive!

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  3. Eagle86K5

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    The best material, at the cheapest price with the easiest installation that fits your truck....hehehehehehe

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  4. Blazer79

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    Flowtech Afterburners. They keep your low-end torque. Perfect fit. I have more details on my website.

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  5. BB454

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    Depending on what you are prepared to spend on headers you might want to have yours built to suit your needs. None of the "over-the-counter" headers could bring in the dyno figures I were looking for when building my project and so I had these made to suit my needs. Look at the length of these headers - they boosted the torque figures way beyond any best that could be found in "otc" makes. The price turned out well in comparison at the end of the day. I know it is not a K5 but the engine is a 400 and the application is the same.....lol


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    IF IT DOES NOT HAVE 8 PISTONS - IT'S BROKEN !
     
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    BB454 1/2 ton status

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    Space goblin ate my photo - sorry here it is now.

    BB454
    IF IT DOES NOT HAVE 8 PISTONS - IT'S BROKEN !
     
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    ....and the other side..

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    IF IT DOES NOT HAVE 8 PISTONS - IT'S BROKEN !
     
  8. Eagle86K5

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    So Hennie were those made for the application or did they come out of a box?

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  9. BB454

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    They were built by the young chap on the left in picture. The older gent is the Dyno-master that puts the product to test.

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    IF IT DOES NOT HAVE 8 PISTONS - IT'S BROKEN !
     
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    I like how they sweep back instead of dropping straight down, then back. The problem I had with my previous set was they would get crunched by the front drive shaft.
     
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    Tell me more about the flowtech afterburners. Any dislikes? Do they get in the way of anything?
     
  12. BlazinHi

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    I used a set that are made by hooker but the name is castler or kastler. I'm not sure on that spelling. But one thing I would stay away from are the dynomax header they suck you have to use a wrench on number 3 spark plug. on the new ones clearance is better..

    Blazinhi...Blazinlow...Blaze a trail..Lets GO..
     
  13. Blazer79

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    I bought the Flowtechs from summitracing.com I got the Ceramic Coated ones for about $270. They were easy to install. I barely got them scratched. If you have A/C, then you have to get the A/C bracket. This was the only problem I had: I had to grind about 3/4" off this bracket because it wouldn't bolt just like that.

    After my first spark plug change, I can only say that the #8 spark plug was a bit harder than usual to change. The spark plug socket went in fine, but my ratchet would not reach it because of the headers, and the extension I had was too long and hit the frame. With the right tools, I'm sure it would be very easy.

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    ok, now i'm leaning on the flow tech afterburners. Anybody got more on these?
     

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