Part 3 New Headers For A New Year

A Tack of Weld and We Are Done

The headers are in and the technician does his magic on the pipe expanders and joins the new to the old!

Pop on the U-bolts and she is air-tight and ready to start!

Here is the finished product – side view from the drivers side, tight up to the floor and looking great! No more ping down the drive!

The last job for the day is to run the motor for 5 minutes or so until hot. This allows the paint on the headers to harden and as it does this it smokes! Many a driver has taken off from the workshop and been back 2 minutes later complaining about the “fire” under the bonnet!

Sweet Note

So we have moved from this


Factory Cast Iron Ford OEM

to this

Genie 4 into 1

and finally


Pacemaker Tri-Y

with an appropriate increase in power and torque!

Lets not forget the sweet sounds of a clean V8 note!

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Many thanks to Grapnel Carline Mufflers for letting me work alongside – this system is the best I have had in decades of driving the Beast!

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