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Old 12-31-2008
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Weekend project HEADERS

I have had these headers laying around for a while so i decided to order some bolts and gaskets.

Gonna start the install process after the holiday.

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I want some.
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get it done? should only take one day!
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get it done? should only take one day!

Haven't started yet. Need to pick up some odds and ends. Im going to valve cover gaskets at the same time. Since they are leaking more than i thought.

Should be done with pics some time Friday. If all goes well.
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What a fun install. Had a real hard time with the studs untill i got a tool for the job. Some truck have E-torx studs which are on the easier side to get out. I was not that lucky and end up needing a stud puller. Which I got at the china tool palace, aka Harbor Freight. i would have went qualtiy route if i had the time. With a un driveable truck my hand was forced. Oh well.

After that speed bump the pass side went very easy. With no issues at all.

Now the drivers side. I had to notch the flange and use a BFH to get the bolts into place. The bolt I had to nudge isnt seating properly and i have very annoying tick which i need to address. This was rather pain in the butt time consuming project. Mostly becuase i choose to use stage 8 locking hardware. The JBA stuff must be different. I got these second hand so i didn't have any hardware.


Here are the pics. I took a few more than this but they really didn't focus well.


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How did you get into that small area? when I look under there on my truck and I can barely get my arm up there let alone tools with it.

looks awesome though. Good job.
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well, can u tell a difference in performance and or sound? Either was it looks good tho!
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I love my headers, except for the slight ticking.
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mmm purty!

so it drives good?
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How did you get into that small area? when I look under there on my truck and I can barely get my arm up there let alone tools with it.

You pull the inner fender skirt/plastic out. There is plenty of room, even if it looks tight.


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mmm purty!

so it drives good?


I have only back it out of the garage and then back in, so i could clean up the floor. It does have loud tick. Im going to address that to day.

From what little i drove it, i must say it sounds louder. From under the hood at least. I cant really hear a difference thought the exhaust.
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ah headers were kinda a pain in the butt and man do they get HOT fast!!!

install looks good!!!
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