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    Posted: 09-March-2015 at 3:01PM
Here is a sticky thread for all the info on Headers!
 
Tell us what YR, Motor, Tranny and THEN what headers (Make, model, part # etc...) you have!
 
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72, Gran Torino, 302, C4
 
80s/90s Stock Mustang GT Headers, had to grind the flange a little to slip by the gear box.
 
 
 
 
 
 


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'72 Torino. 351W, C6 auto (the deal breaker for many headers), floor shifter & power steering... FPA 1-5/8" x 1-3/4" stepped long-tubes w/ 3" collectors. Originally patterned up in/for a '68 Mustang for a 351W/C6 swap. Passenger side goes in from above, driver side goes in from underneath. No need to unbolt or move anything. Clears tranny by a mile and collectors do NOT hang down. Actually had to roll the exhaust down a bit, after the collectors, to clear the humps in the tranny cross member.
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74 torino, 351W, AOD auto, JBA #1653S headers. both go in from the top,great steering box clearance, passenger side had to grind a little of the aod bellhousing by the top starter bolt for anti rattle/vibration purposes (fmx or c-4 should be fine) drivers side had to make two small dings in the bottom of the #1 tube to clear the motor mount bolts/poly lock nuts(i'm using prothane motor mounts (may not be an issue with stock style mounts as they have rivets instead of large thick lock nuts)

pics in my build thread:
  http://forum.grantorinosport.org/johns-74-sh-clone-build-thread_topic10024_page2.html
 

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75 Sport, 521 (big block), C6, PS.

Hooker 6126 ceramic coated.

Fits about as good as it gets. Touches the steering gear, engine must be partially out to install the haeders and to replace the driver side gasket. Had to put heat wrap on transmission cooling lines, and I should put some heat wrap on the steering gear.

Some say part of the steering linkage may hit, but I have not had that problem.
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73 Brougham, Hedman long tubes, 351c, C4 auto, soon to be toploader.....will see if these still fit after!
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73 351W FMX PS/PB.  Summit Racing headers.  Went in from top and no issues at all!! Hooked  up to custom 2.5 in dual with H pipe.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Regul8r Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14-March-2015 at 3:20AM
Please include part #s on your threads.
That will greatly help!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lynchster Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18-March-2015 at 1:58PM
Anyone using long tube headers that actually clear the linkage with a 351C and top loader in the 72 - 76?  
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I have had NO luck with headers on my 1973 GTS, running a 351C 4V heads and intake with a C6 transmission.....any ideas ?
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I am curious what the difference in flow is for a factory SBF exhaust manifold v/s a Ford "Shorty" and the difference in flow between the "Shorty" and a full long tube header. Of more importance would be general power differences (both real and perceived).

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I realize this thread is a couple years old, but I just wanted to add another header option.  I don't know if anyone has used these for this application.  1976 Gran Torino, 351W, C6,  and I used Doug Thorley THY-268-1-C.  The driver side collector had to be ground down a bit due to the Ford steering gear.  Perhaps a Saginaw gear affords more room,  but it clears after a little work with the Ford gear.  Both sides dropped in from the top with loads of room on the passenger side.  Passenger side clears the starter with plenty of room.  No more heat soak.  And no more cooking the fuel line on the driver side. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rockatansky Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22-September-2017 at 2:14PM
always good to keep up on header fitment because availability is always changing
 
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