Author Topic: Headers For Stock 350  (Read 770 times)

Offline Rapid Roy

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Headers For Stock 350
« on: February 25, 2019, 09:06:08 AM »
Trying to decide on shorty, mid, or long tube headers. Suggestions in which is best/preferred.
1974 Cheyenne 10 LWB 350/TH350/AC/4 BBL Quadrajet
Mopar by Birth
Chevy by Choice

Offline Ed4all10

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Re: Headers For Stock 350
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2019, 06:59:36 PM »
Canít go wrong with a set of longtubes. However, check the link below to some other posts on the site that have helped me in the past. I have personally purchased the set of shorty headers Vile mentions in the first post, and they work fine. The truck was slightly lowered and clearance was an issue. On my stock height Ď81, I have a set of hooker long tubes and they work fine. Somewhere I seem to remember hearing that shorty headers actually give better low end torque/HP than long tubes, so for trucks they would be more beneficial. Long tubes were better for higher RPMs. (Donít quote me!) I will say it 8s a good idea to get them coated, or coat them yourself, regardless of the length of the header you purchase. Good luck!
« Last Edit: February 25, 2019, 07:05:39 PM by Ed4all10 »

Offline Captain Swampy

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Re: Headers For Stock 350
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2019, 09:36:15 PM »
We have the shorties they are talking about. They work great. We went from a 3" single exhaust to a 2 1/2" dual exhaust with a Magnaflow muffler with an internal X pipe and the shorty headers. There was a definite seat of the pants difference. Use Remflex gaskets.
1987  350TBI 700R4  4X4  4.56 gears  33" BFG All Terrain