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Old 12-09-2010, 09:07 PM   #1
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Header Install Tips

Tomorrow I'm going to attempt to install my American Racing Headers onto the car. I have read and printed off the DIY. I am just wondering if anyone has tips, tricks, or something they would do differently if they were to do it again. I will be using jackstands and jacks since I dont have a lift. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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Old 12-09-2010, 10:48 PM   #2
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Just make sure you get as much clearance as possible with your jack stands. I did mine the same way in my garage and it would have chopped an hour and a some back aches if I would of had an extra 2"-3" of clearance. Other than that it's extremely straightforward. Take your time as with any install!
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Old 12-10-2010, 01:16 AM   #3
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The hardest part was getting the green clips undone at the back of each head. I did it by myself in my garage with a floor jack and jackstands. Use bungee cords or a rope system to help you pull them up while you are underneath the car unless you have a helper. You also don't need to undo the steering shaft.
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The hardest part was getting the green clips undone at the back of each head. I did it by myself in my garage with a floor jack and jackstands. Use bungee cords or a rope system to help you pull them up while you are underneath the car unless you have a helper. You also don't need to undo the steering shaft.
I spent more time trying to get these clips undone then removing the stock manifold.

Don't forget the dipstick....
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