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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-07-2009, 09:41 PM Thread Starter
 
 
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Headers for my 427 caprice

I have 1969 427 caprice, looking for a 2 inch full length header that will fit my car with power steering, with out bashing tubes, any help will be appreciated.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-07-2009, 10:03 PM
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The Chevelle header generally fits a big car as well which isn't as important in a 1969 that left the factory with a BBC as it would be if you had a big block in a later year car or if you had an LS-x motor. The bigger the primary tube (2" isn't all that big for a BBC) the closer the fitment will have to be.

Getting back to answering your question; Headman builds headers to fit your application as does Hooker (caution competition headers have thinner walls which rust faster, and they do not come with a collector flange to bolt up header pipes. They also frequently have pipes that slip fit together for rapid access to motor parts between rounds; so read all of the footnotes at the bottom of the page). I would also check out Doug's website for a set.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-08-2009, 02:34 PM
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I believe that you will find that Hooker headers are common to Camaro, not Chevelle. I have Hooker 2457 ceramic. They are 2" primary. I have factory A/C and PS and nothing hits anywhere.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-09-2009, 12:23 AM
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I also use Hooker/Jet Hot 2457 with no problems, and they have collector flanges.

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