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Offline the dan

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obx headers on ebay:
« on: December 29, 2007, 05:14:57 PM »
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/OBX-St-Steel-Chevy-GMC-C5-C10-C15-C20-C25-C30-Header_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1638Q2em118QQcategoryZ33631QQihZ016QQitemZ260117059702QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWD1V

im in need of stainless because im sick of repainting the hookers i have, and the hookers sit really low and drag every bump i hit, has anyone heard of "OBX" i looked their website up and they are more of a ricer burner website, so i dont know if they are any good
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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2007, 08:58:11 AM »
They're most likely made in China and will probably be ok. Most of those parts are by no means show worthy and they will probably discolor on you. Have you considered just having your headers ceramicoated?
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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2007, 09:04:45 AM »
They're most likely made in China and will probably be ok. Most of those parts are by no means show worthy and they will probably discolor on you. Have you considered just having your headers ceramicoated?
I would be worried about fit.  Seems to be a universal type for years and applications.  I thought C series was different than the K series.  Just started shopping for a set for my 86 C-10 SBC with stick, any suggestions???
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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2007, 09:14:06 AM »
Some headers will work on 2 or 4wd but other ones may hit the front shackle if I recall correctly. I've used these headers and had teriffic luck with them!

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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2007, 09:20:05 AM »
I am not a fan of headers is general but I have no choice in this case.  I guess I should bite the bullet and go for the coated ones to keep the heat down.  My main concern is the clearance for the clutch slave cylinder. 
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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2007, 09:32:39 AM »
Headers are great if you have a good quality set. Cheap headers suck and even worse cheap header gaskets. A good quality set and high quality gaskets you will totally appreciate. Plus they look great.
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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2007, 09:57:29 AM »
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/OBX-St-Steel-Chevy-GMC-C5-C10-C15-C20-C25-C30-Header_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1638Q2em118QQcategoryZ33631QQihZ016QQitemZ260117059702QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWD1V

im in need of stainless because im sick of repainting the hookers i have, and the hookers sit really low and drag every bump i hit, has anyone heard of "OBX" i looked their website up and they are more of a ricer burner website, so i dont know if they are any good

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070420135503AAyyaO9&show=7 was found doing a google search.
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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2007, 10:48:41 PM »
What about some shortys,I bought a set like this for my blazer.


http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/88-95-CHEVY-GMC-1500-2500-3000-STAINLESS-STEEL-HEADERS_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ33631QQihZ013QQitemZ230206862877QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW

Like this or these exact one for your blazer??  Mine is a 86 and is not listed.  Those would be great if they would fit.  I like the price.
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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2007, 10:50:53 PM »
They make the shorty's like that with the tapered collector which is nice for a collector gasket free connection to your pipe which I prefer

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/CHEVY-GM-TRUCK-BLAZER-88-95-5-0L-STAINLESS-HEADERS-5-7_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ33631QQihZ024QQitemZ370008882097QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW#ebayphotohosting

They fit our trucks you may just have to make a small notch where the O2 bung is.
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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2007, 10:54:51 PM »
Doesn't list it for a 1986 though.  I do like the look
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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #11 on: December 30, 2007, 10:58:28 PM »
Like I said they will fit. I've used them several times. The only thing I've ever had to do was make a small little relief where the O2 bung is.

here's a set I put on a truck a few months ago:



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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #12 on: December 31, 2007, 10:00:00 AM »
Is there a Y-pipe setup for those Vile?

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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #13 on: December 31, 2007, 10:16:00 AM »
Like I said they will fit. I've used them several times. The only thing I've ever had to do was make a small little relief where the O2 bung is.

here's a set I put on a truck a few months ago:

Vile, you sold me, just put a bid on a set.  I can always use them on my 95 as the right side manifold is nearing its end of life anyway.
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Re: obx headers on ebay:
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2007, 10:27:55 AM »
You could use the stock Y-pipe for them -that's how I had them on my 88 TBI Blazer. The nice thing about headers like that is a flared connection is all you need and a 3 hole flange. I have them on my 85 K20 also and they've been good. If you aren't using the O2 you'll need to plug it and maybe grind a little where it gets close to the frame.
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