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Old 11-18-2010, 07:39 AM   #11
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How about instead of expecting someone else to do it, why don't you post the info and if a Moderator thinks it is worthy of a Sticky, then we will. We will also update the tech library page with the info. The only problem is, no one has posted valid info on the topic.

We don't just sticky any ole topic for the heck of it.
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Old 11-18-2010, 03:07 PM   #12
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Ask and you shall receive... let the carpet bombing commense.

This is what I have gleaned from this site in my own swap thread, the pics were posted in my thread or I dug up elsewhere on this forum, plus I have a couple of my own in there.

Hedman 88400's, truck unknown:





In my truck, of note is that these headers are intended for 1960's cars with a front mounted dipstick. For best results you have to use a steel dipstick tube because it is tight between the header and the block. Passenger side outlet pretty much requires a bodylift (I have 3") or extensive firewall beating.






Shelby Tri-Y's, '89 2wd with a 157t C4, Baddad's.















Why Tri-Y's won't work with a 4x4, my truck with stock suspension. The 2.8 and A4LD are still in place as well.



Why they have a problem with the 164t bellhousing. That is a 164t seperator plate. On my engine.





Patriot H8430's, in Wade's truck. It looks like he is using the V6 mounts with a plate vs the fox convert/sn95 mounts that Totalled used with the 88400's, that might effect the height of the engine relative to the frame.





EDIT 2/9/11

Since people are always asking about SN-95 Mustang headers, and some say they do work while most say they don't I decided to check into it.



(Heddman 88400 above)



The engine is sitting on the engine mount studs so it will sit lower (probably an inch or two) in real life.







The driver side looked like it would fit (and is supposed to) but I wasn't gung-ho enough to try to snake it up from underneith by myself.
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The Patriot H8430 pics were of Wade's truck.
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FYI I tried the factory mustang headers as seen in the last set of pics of your post (factory foxbody exhaust tube manifold) on my 1988 ranger with std steering and trans dapt style motor mount adapters, they would not fit either side, passenger side header pipes and collector hit frame and cannot align hole with head exhaust ports (approx 1 to 1 1/2 inch off), on drivers side front exhaust tube want to occupy same location as steering box shaft (could be cut and re-routed but why bother). If your motor sits very high in frame maybe they will work but they do not flow well, I only use them for exhaust system on my run in stand.

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I have heard they don't fit at all.

The ones I have shown are SN-95 (94-95 Mustang, these are off a '94), they rerouted the DS header so it would work.
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jfl1960: please go back into your post and edit out all the pics there, but yours. There's no point in having these pics duplicated, it just makes it harder to get your input across. I tried the 94 passenger side Stang tubular manifolds, they don't work either, the drivers side will though as the tube routing is different from the 85-93 tubes.
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jfl1960: please go back into your post and edit out all the pics there, but yours. There's no point in having these pics duplicated, it just makes it harder to get your input across. I tried the 94 passenger side Stang tubular manifolds, they don't work either, the drivers side will though as the tube routing is different from the 85-93 tubes.
Pic removed as requested. I must have the 85-93 manifolds, neither side fits with my setup. Just bought a set of Patriot Tri-Y's from Summit racing for around $156.00 plus s/h, will cost me 225 or there abouts once they arrive here in Canada with duty and taxes, from what I have read these have the best chance of fitting my setup, wish me luck. Here is a link to the headers I bought.

http://www.summitracing.com/parts/PTE-H8426/

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I think your passenger side's a 94-95, The one I had, also had the EGR bung in one tube.
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I think your passenger side's a 94-95, The one I had, also had the EGR bung in one tube.
They were off a '94.
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OK got my new Tri-y's the other day, driver side fit like a glove perfect clearance everywhere, however the passenger side must be modified to fit around the AOD bell-housing. The pics below were taken with my motor and trans assembled and out of the engine bay, will post pics of the drivers side and mods to passenger side once I get them completed.



Collector hitting at trans pan


Secondary pipe hitting bell-housing at starter location


IMPT: I forgot to take a pic of the header flange to head fitment, in as received condition the collector hit the trans pan and the secondary pipe hit the bell-housing as shown, there was approximately a 1/2 to 5/8 " gap on the rear bolt location between the header flange and the head, a header bolt was loosely screwed into the front bolt hole on the header to hold it in place, so modifications are required.

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