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Ive got a 70 Elco and need Headers on an installed zzz 350 crate motor installed in 1987. Brand? Short? Long? Y pipe? Thanks!
 

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Ok that sounds good I like the long headers too. Did you have to move the engine at all to install them? Thanks
 

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I have long tube tri-Y style headers on my '70.
They may have come off a Silverado/Suburban.
They hang so low that they are thoroughly dented.
 

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Hey thanks I didn't think of that. Maybe I should try the shorty? What do you think? Thanks.
 

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Ok that sounds good I like the long headers too. Did you have to move the engine at all to install them? Thanks
I didn't have to move the engine (do remove the spark plugs) but I did have to disconnect the steering shaft at the steering box and move it out the way. I think I also had to remove the clutch linkage. Use some kind of locking header bolts. Changing spark plugs will be difficult in the future. Had no ground clearance problems.
 

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Ive got a 70 Elco and need Headers on an installed zzz 350 crate motor installed in 1987. Brand? Short? Long? Y pipe? Thanks!
For my 1970 396 I installed Hedman 68616 headers, which are standard duty, HTC coated, shorty, and finished the system with a Magnaflow 2.5 in system. There was nothing that had to be moved or modified for header installation, but later I moved the brake line for the RF wheel after noticing that it passed within an inch of the header pipe. I don't drive the Elky much, but I am expecting to eventually have issues with the starter solenoid, which is also very close. I have the stock shield in place, but I don't see how that will protect the solenoid in the long run. Ground clearance of the headers would not have been any issue, but I dropped the whole chassis a couple of inches with a new suspension system.
 

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Don't go with a big tube either, they can hang too low and be visible and get in the way on speed bumps
 
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