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Old 09-14-2008   #1
wildbird
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header bolts

does anyone know of some nice locking header bolts for our cars.... a part number or a website would be nice... i need these asap.... oh and what are the best header gaskets to use.... thanks...
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Old 09-14-2008   #2
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Re: header bolts

http://store.summitracing.com/partde...6&autoview=sku

http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku

used both of these on my 88 K1500 pickup. never leaked
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Old 09-15-2008   #3
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Re: header bolts

thanks man... i have those exact same gaskets... but i think mine are bent from the headers..... can i reuse them or not.... thanks....
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"Completely Assembled and built by My dad and I"

Tuned by PCM4less

dyno numbers and timeslips comming soon

"12 Second daily Driver GTA"

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Old 09-15-2008   #4
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Re: header bolts

I was gonna say the Stage 8's but as for hdr gaskets, I use the Felpro's and my headers have been on for hmmmm 6 1/2 yrs now and none of the bolts have backed out and no leakes.
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Old 09-15-2008   #5
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Re: header bolts

can u give me a part number to those felpro gaskets thanks....
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"Completely Assembled and built by My dad and I"

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Old 09-15-2008   #6
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Re: header bolts

Yeah, let me get home and I will. I dont have time at school right now to ck and see,sorry.
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on the original motor!!!!
Time of Death on motor, 4:07pm on 05/29/2010.
Hp:211.2@4200rpms/Tq.328.5@2700rpms
Best et: 13.959@97.05mph
Best mph: 98.3
Best 60' : 1.875 on BFG Comp TA's w/ 32 lbs of air in them
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Old 09-25-2008   #7
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Re: header bolts

ok i got the header bolts... do i need to use the little clips cause its kinda hard to get those clips on the bolt cause the bolt is so close to the headers.....
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Forged 355 4 bolt, FIRST injected TPI, L98 headed, hotcammed engine

"Completely Assembled and built by My dad and I"

Tuned by PCM4less

dyno numbers and timeslips comming soon

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Old 09-25-2008   #8
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Re: header bolts

yup, you use the little C clips. You might have to cut one to fit.

But you do use the clips as that is what keeps the bolts from backing out.
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Old 09-30-2008   #9
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Re: header bolts

Quote:
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i use both of those.
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