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Old 06-09-2014, 04:44 PM   #1
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Question Header choices for 65 4x4

Looking to replace headers on 65. Have uncoated ugly now. Have coated on my K5 and want to go the same. Vendors don't show listing for 65 4x4. I'm sure these are long tube now,10.25 inch from end of flange to end of collector. I have no x member for engine mounts and have mini starter so ample room. Anyone know of tried and true brand, part #? Any help/input appreciated,Thanks
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Old 06-09-2014, 10:37 PM   #2
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Re: Header choices for 65 4x4

If yours is an automatic doug thorley has headers that will work
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Old 06-10-2014, 01:05 PM   #3
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Re: Header choices for 65 4x4

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If yours is an automatic doug thorley has headers that will work
Truck is standard trans with 350.
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Old 04-26-2019, 05:04 AM   #4
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Re: Header choices for 65 4x4

Was wondering if you found some headers that fit.
I have a 1963 k10 that I just swapped in a 350 with manual trans
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Old 04-26-2019, 05:05 AM   #5
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Re: Header choices for 65 4x4

Was wondering if you found some headers that fit.
I have a 1963 k10 that I just swapped in a 350 with manual trans
And looking for some.
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Old 04-27-2019, 12:42 PM   #6
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Re: Header choices for 65 4x4

I have Thorleys on mine. Even though its a not a SBC, they fit nice and are really well built.
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Old 05-15-2019, 12:49 PM   #7
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Re: Header choices for 65 4x4

currently on my 64 k10 with the 383 sbc and stock sm420 trans, I've got these sanderson block huggers:

https://www.sandersonheaders.com/san...ab-description

I've had plenty of problems with the collector flanges, and after finding they cracked after roughly 5 years, I cut them off and welded tubes downward to solve that. however there were other cracks formed all over the place...

so I did the same searches on the 60-66 forum which in their faq has plenty of header choice posts...

based on those posts, I settled on Hedman long tube #69090

https://www.hedman.com/product-detail/69090

*** note: I have not installed them yet .. but from previous posts, they'll work without 'too much hassle' ... which was the best endorsement I could find
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