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Old 01-03-2021, 10:49 AM   #1
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Default 39 coupe headers

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My 39 has a later 239 and dual exhaust. Iím thinking about buying reds headers. I have couple questions.

First I should say I have a friend with a lift, so car will be up.

How tough a job is it to replace the manifolds with headers?
Will I require additional piping? Or will it connect right up?
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Old 01-03-2021, 11:01 AM   #2
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I bought Red's headers and Smithy mufflers to make duals. Headers fit perfectly
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Old 01-03-2021, 12:06 PM   #3
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I put Red's headers on my 39 std. but i also bought the extension pipes and mufflers with them. Fairly easy job with a lift. I used the middle sized Brockman mellowtone muffler and love the sound.
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Old 01-03-2021, 12:18 PM   #4
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I think the hardest part will be changing manifolds. If there is nothing wrong with your current system I wouldn't change it.
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Old 01-03-2021, 02:07 PM   #5
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Just make sure the clutch pedal has full travel. Newc
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Old 01-04-2021, 06:22 AM   #6
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Thank you all.

My main concern is will the headers connect up to existing pipes? Or will I need to fab new ones.
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I doubt if the original pipes will connect to the new headers. You will need to fab new pipes.
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Old 01-05-2021, 07:09 AM   #8
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Reds can provide a complete system if you ask 'em.
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