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Old 02-25-2006, 10:03 PM
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Anyone have recommendations on where to purchase shorty headers for the 352 on my 60 hardtop? I searched the postings and only came up with one place. Thanks.
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Old 02-27-2006, 08:10 PM
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Has anyone put headers on a 352 in their T Bird? My exhaust manifold is cracked on one side and I was thinking it would be to my advantage to go with headers. I did not think they would be much more than the exhaust manifold and would be less restrictive. Are headers just not used?
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Old 02-27-2006, 10:12 PM
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There are a few people here that have put headers on their Squarebirds. I think all of them have used those shorty headers you refer to.

If you want to keep it stock, correct exhaust manifolds are now available in reproduction.

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Old 02-28-2006, 11:13 PM
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The following is the only Squarebird header provider I'm aware of:

fordpowert@comcast.net

They are pricey - $500, but what isn't in our hobby?
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Old 03-01-2006, 12:19 PM
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I have them on. They are great. $639. Basically a bolt on
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Old 03-01-2006, 01:24 PM
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These are the headers:

Try http://www.fordpowertrain.com/Headers.htm

http://www.fordpowertrain.com/images/feshorty.JPG

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Old 03-01-2006, 02:18 PM
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how do these headers accomodate the exhaust riser valve that seems to play such an important role in how these cars run?

I certainly like the looks of those headers!


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Old 03-01-2006, 02:34 PM
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There are no accommodation for a heat riser. Headers are basically for warm weather use.

I did run in the 1980's a '73 Chevelle Malibu with a 4 bolt main 350cid with an aluminum manifold with no crossover and headers even in the winter. It needed to warm up a few minutes before it ran smoothly. ...and then it really ran.

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Wow !!! those headers look nice !!
I wonder how/if 428 CJ exh manifs would work? Probably more pricey than those headers. Hmmm, I wonder how Ol Trigger would run with those and an Edelbrock intake ?? And Flowmasters?
May have to investigate this . . .
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Old 03-02-2006, 11:11 AM
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Been there, done that. If you add a new intake, get the Edelbrock RPM intake, the performer is almost like a stock intake. My car runs better, although it is still no racer. I would guess 15's in the quarter

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