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1955-57 Chevy Chassis Headers for Rack and Pinion, Plain

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Specs
Material Type:
Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Pair
Finish:
Painted
Tube O.D.:
1.63
Port Height:
1.54
Port Width:
1.47
Flange Thickness:
.31
Flange Style:
Round Port
Collector Diameter :
3.00
Gasket(s) Included:
Yes
Hardware Included:
Yes
Drivers Side Dimension A:
7.60
Drivers Side Dimension B:
8.45
Drivers Side Dimension C:
21.63
Passenger Side Dimension A:
5.60
Passenger Side Dimension B:
8.30
Passenger Side Dimension C:
22.38
Collector Length:
3.00
Garage Sale:
No
Header Tube Type:
Chassis
Notes
Includes a pair of reducers (3.00" to 2.50")
1955-57 Chevy Chassis Headers for Rack and Pinion, Plain1955-57 Chevy Chassis Headers for Rack and Pinion, Plain
1955-57 Chevy Chassis Headers for Rack and Pinion, Plain

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1955-57 Chevy Chassis Headers for Rack and Pinion, Plain

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  • This item is sold as a set.

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If you are running our Unisteer rack & pinion, you will need these headers. They allow the steering shaft to pass through on the driver's side and are a shorty style for maximum ground clearance. Features 1-5/8" primaries with a 3" collector.

  • Tubing Thickness:  12 gauge (.103")
  • Header Flange Thickness:  0.30"
  • Exhaust Flange Thickness:  0.3760"

Fits 283-400 S/B Chevy V8s with straight plug heads.

Header Dimensions (GIF) 

Note: Will not fit 168 tooth flywheels or kickout aftermarket starters. Will not fit manual transmission cars with factory Z bar clutch linkage.

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  • Tubing Thickness:  12 gauge (.103")
  • Header Flange Thickness:  0.30"
  • Exhaust Flange Thickness:  0.3760"

Header Dimensions (GIF) 

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  • Tubing Thickness:  12 gauge (.103")
  • Header Flange Thickness:  0.30"
  • Exhaust Flange Thickness:  0.3760"
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Fits 283-400 S/B Chevy V8s with straight plug heads.

Header Dimensions (GIF) 

Note: Will not fit 168 tooth flywheels or kickout aftermarket starters. Will not fit manual transmission cars with factory Z bar clutch linkage

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1955-57 Chevy Chassis Headers for Rack and Pinion, Stainless Steel
                        If you are running our Unisteer rack & pinion, you will need these headers. They allow the steering shaft to pass through on the driver's side and are a shorty style for maximum ground clearance. Features 1-5/8" primaries with a 3" collector.
  • Tubing Thickness:  12 gauge (.103")
  • Header Flange Thickness:  0.30"
  • Exhaust Flange Thickness:  0.3760"
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Fits 283-400 S/B Chevy V8s with straight plug heads.

Header Dimensions (GIF) 

Note: Will not fit 168 tooth flywheels or kickout aftermarket starters. Will not fit manual transmission cars with factory Z bar clutch linkage

Note: Stainless header tubing when exposed to exhaust temperature will cause the finish to change color which will vary with the exhaust temperature. Please note that the finish of the header when the engine is started, will change to a light champagne color to a darker gold finish and in some instance may even turn dark blue or purple. This can be polished back out when utilizing Blue-away or Simi-chrome polish, but please note that when the headers reach running temperature again, they will immediately change color.