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The headers that bcbroncos sells might work
 


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Well, I ordered the 88400's so we'll see how they fit in an 87 standard cab 2 wheel drive soon enough... If not, I'll mod them until they do fit. I have an entire stainless system to hand fab at the same time also. Looking at TIG machines now.


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mustang headers?

will the stock mustang headers work?
 

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will the stock mustang headers work?
No.

SN-95 will work on the DS but the passenger side is the same as a Fox where it points directly at the frame.
 

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For those installing long tubes, do you install them when you set the motor in, or after installing the transmission?
 

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You have a pic of those speedway headers welded up?
 

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No unfortunately I didn't take any picks after I made them, before installing. I do have this video of them on the truck. Passenger side was fairly easy. The drivers side I made the rear 2 headers pipes go under the steering shaft. The front 2 go over and they connect with some cheap flanges I bought. So the collector and rear 2 pipes are fully solid and go on first. Then the front 2 bolt together. It was time consuming but not at all that difficult.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7qOZYS-OI4&t=4s
 

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Make your own headers that exit outside the frame. Much better. less clearance issues. Speedway Motors has a weld up kit for SBF for $150. on sale now for $115. Comes with plenty of pipe, Collectors and flanges. I used it on my 351W swap recently.
https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Small-Block-Ford-289-351W-Header-Kit-1-5-8-Tube-3-Inch-Collector,3842.html
Outside the frame is an option for Ibeam / Gearbox trucks, the Ibeam trucks have many header options, they are much easier to fab up or modify something to work.

Outside the frame will not work on a 98+ Control Arm / Rack and Pinion truck.
 

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I have a set of Kaufmann headers that I used on my 93 reg cab 2wd with 5.0. I'm thinking about using them on another Ranger 96 but with a 351w. This is my daily driver, so I don't want to take a year to do it like the first one. Does anyone know if they will fit? I also have the Kaufmann poly motor mounts, which are awesome.
 

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Just scored these for my Bronco2!
 

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How big are those runners? They look huge!
 

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Got em for $75

The primary runners are 1 5/8 and the log is 2.5". I got some V-bands to weld to the collectors then blast and header paint
 


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