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post #3 of (permalink) Old 09-23-2001, 11:13 PM
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Re: Which Chevy 305 header in a 86 CJ7

Why do you want headers???? They will rise the engine compartment temp, which will cause the motor to run hotter and melt plug wires. They come lose all the time, blow gaskets and reduce low end torque(unless you use a small tube dia. tri Y).
Find a set of early '60's corvette manifolds(rams horn), there 2 1/2" dia., cast steel, and flowed good enough for 300hp on a 327ci !!!. These are center drop like block huggers so you can do a cross over, under the shallow part of the oil pan for a 2 1/2", two into one pipe. This setup is the best you can do for low end torque.

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