Bill Smith
Founder, 1929-2014
Speedy Bill
Since 1952
Speedway Motors Logo
America's Oldest Speed Shop ®

Search

Canadian Leaf

Speedway Small Block Chevy Hugger Tight Fit Headers, Plain

SAME DAY SHIPPING! Order within the next 10 hours 46 minutes and receive same day shipping

Specs
Material Type:
Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Pair
Finish:
Natural
Tube O.D.:
1.50
Port Height:
1.38
Port Width:
1.38
Flange Thickness:
.21
Flange Style:
Round Port
Collector Diameter :
2.50
Header Dimension A:
4.00
Header Dimension B:
10.13
Header Dimension C:
18.38
Gasket(s) Included:
Yes
Hardware Included:
Yes
Garage Sale:
No
Header Tube Type:
Block Hugger
Notes
Includes a pair of reducers (2.50" to 2.00")
Speedway Small Block Chevy Hugger Tight Fit Headers, PlainSpeedway Small Block Chevy Hugger Tight Fit Headers, PlainSpeedway Small Block Chevy Hugger Tight Fit Headers, PlainSpeedway Small Block Chevy Hugger Tight Fit Headers, PlainSpeedway Small Block Chevy Hugger Tight Fit Headers, Plain
Speedway Small Block Chevy Hugger Tight Fit Headers, Plain

Click image to enlarge

Speeday Motors Logo
X
Speedway Small Block Chevy Hugger Tight Fit Headers, Plain

Please NOTE the following about this product:

  • This item is sold as a pair.

Details

Reviews

Q & A

What's in the Box

These S/B Chevy tight fit headers fit difficult applications where space is limited. Shorty headers have a 1-1/2" primary with 2-1/2" collector. Complete with reducers, gaskets, and bolts.

For "round" port small block Chevy cylinder heads. Will NOT fit angled plug heads. 

  • Drivers side collector is 2" from pan rail
  • Passenger side collector is 1/2" from pan rail
  • Flange thickness is 0.212"

Header Dimensions (GIF)

Item Details

Header Dimension Chart

You may also be interested in:

Tight-Fit Small Block Chevy Block Hugger Headers, Black
                        

These small block Chevy tight-fit headers are the most universal steel tube shorty headers available. They even fit difficult applications where space is limited. The block hugger headers are a favorite for street rods, as well as many 1950's and 1960's cars and vintage trucks.

  • Most tight fit header applications require the use of Accel shorty spark plugs
  • Compact design
  • Will NOT fit angle plug heads
  • Includes reducers, gaskets and bolts
  • 1-5/8" primary tubes
  • 2-1/2" collector
  • Head Flange Thickness:  0.35"

Header Dimensions (JPG)

ZZ-4 Tight-Fit Small Block Chevy Block Hugger Headers, Plain
                        

If you are using 1992-and-later LT4 style D-port heads in your street rod, these tight-fit headers are for you. The tight-fit design fits in a wide variety of applications, and the shorty headers have built-in OEM-style donut seals on the collectors so no gaskets or collector reducers are needed. 

  • Compact design
  • OEM-style exhaust pipe connection
  • 3/8” thick flanges w/ oval 1.29" x 1.67" port configuration
  • Header bolts and exhaust gaskets are included
  • Collector reducers are not included but are offered below
  • May require modifications to accommodate knock sensors in some applications

Header Dimensions (GIF)

Block Hugger Tight-Fit Headers for ZZ4 Crate Motor, Plain
                        

If you are lucky enough to have a GM small block crate motor with D-port heads (FastBurn, ZZ4, etc.) you will find that regular headers just don't work. These block hugger headers were specifically designed for these heads. Features 1-5/8" primary tubes and 2-1/2" collectors with 2" reducers. Includes bolts and gaskets. These shorty headers have a tight-tuck design for narrow frame rails to make difficult installations easy.

  • Collector exits parallel with the oil pan rail for maximum ground clearance
  • Made from lightweight & sturdy 18 gauge tubing
  • Tight-tuck design for narrow frame rails

Header Dimensions (GIF)

Block Hugger Tight-Fit Headers for ZZ4 Crate Motor, AHC Coated
                        

If you are lucky enough to have a GM small block crate motor with D-port heads (FastBurn, ZZ4, etc.) you will find that regular headers just don't work. These shorty headers were specifically designed for these heads. These tight-fit headers are ceramic coated headers that feature 1-5/8" primary tubes and 2-1/2" collectors with 2" reducers. Includes bolts and gaskets. The block hugger headers are designed to make difficult installations easy.

  • Collector exits parallel with the oil pan rail for maximum ground clearance
  • Made from lightweight & sturdy 18 gauge tubing
  • Tight-tuck design for narrow frame rails

Header Dimensions (GIF)

Tight-Fit Stainless Steel Small Block Chevy Block Hugger Headers
                        

The most universal shorty header just got better! Now made of durable stainless steel, these tight-fit headers feature a heavy duty 3/8" thick flange to minimize warpage with 1-5/8" diameter primary tubes and 2-1/2" diameter collectors. Block hugger headers are ideal for street rod engine swaps and can make tight installations easy. They tuck in close to the engine block to provide clearance for frame rails, steering boxes and motor mounts, but please see dimension chart to verify fit for your application.

The head flange features tall oval ports, so they will fit a variety of small block Chevy cylinder heads (EXCEPT angle plug heads). The collectors exit parallel with the oil pan rail to provide maximum ground clearance. Headers include gaskets, collector reducers with a 2" diameter outlet, and stainless steel installation hardware.

Header Dimensions (GIF)

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.  

Tight-Fit Small Block Chevy Block Hugger Headers, Chrome
                        

These small-block Chevy tight-fit headers are the most universal steel tube shorty headers available. They even fit difficult applications where space is limited. These block hugger headers are a favorite for street rods, as well as many 1950's and 1960's cars and vintage trucks.

  • Most tight fit header applications require the use of Accel shorty spark plugs
  • Compact design
  • Will NOT fit angle plug heads
  • Includes reducers, gaskets and bolts
  • 1-5/8" primary tubes
  • 2-1/2" collector
  • Head Flange Thickness:  0.35"

Header Dimensions (JPG)

Chrome Warning: Due to a revised chroming process brought on by recent EPA regulations and high labor costs, today's chrome is not the quality of days gone by. Be Aware: Exhaust components which are chrome plated are now much more susceptible to blueing, blistering, peeling & corrosion. No warranty or returns on chrome exhaust items once them have been installed.

Not legal for sale or use in California on pollution controlled vehicles

 

Small Block Chevy Tight Fit Headers, AHC Coated
                        

These AHC small-block Chevy tight fit headers are the most universal steel tube headers available. These performance headers fit difficult applications where space is limited. They are a favorite for street rods, as well as many 1950's and 1960's cars and vintage trucks. These ceramic coated headers provide superior performance and durability.

Tight Tuck headers are the solution to many problems associated with engine swaps in modern street rods. Tight Tucks fit in the tightest of engine compartments and clear all stock motor mounts. Most headers are manufactured from durable 16-gauge tubing and comes complete with gaskets, header bolts and collector reducers.

  • Most tight fit header applications require the use of Accel shorty spark plugs
  • Round port
  • Compact design
  • Will NOT fit angle plug heads
  • Includes reducers, gaskets and bolts
  • Armor Hot Coat finish

Header Dimensions (JPG)

Tight-Fit Small Block Chevy ZZ-4 Block Hugger Headers, AHC Coated
                        

If you are using ’92-and-later LT4 style D-port heads in your street rod, these shorty headers are for you. The tight-fit headers design fits in a wide variety of applications, and the block hugger headers have built-in OEM-style donut seals on the collectors so no gaskets or collector reducers are needed. These block hugger headers are ceramic coated headers.

  • Compact design
  • OEM-style exhaust pipe connection
  • 3/8” thick flanges w/ oval 1.29" x 1.67" port configuration
  • 16-gauge tubing  
  • Header bolts and exhaust gaskets are included
  • Collector reducers are not included but offered below
  • May require modification to accommodate knock sensors in some applications  

Header Dimensions (GIF)

Speedway Header and Exhaust Wrap, 1 Inch x 50 Ft, White Color
                        

If your exhaust runs too close to your brake lines, master cylinder, steering box or even the body, you will cook that item. This easy to use wrap will protect your investment. 

  • Retains exhaust heat within the tube for increased flow and horsepower
  • Reduced underhood temperatures
  • Protects surronding components from excessive heat
  • Made from a durable, specially treated woven glass fiber material

For a Small Block V8 engine, you will need approximately (2) 2" x 50' rolls. Big Blocks and 180° style headers may require one additional 2" x 50' roll.

Dynatech 730-10010 Stainless Steel Tight-Fit, Block Hugger Headers
                        

Dyantech continues to provide the finest quality exhaust products in the industry to ensure the very best horsepower and torque gains per dollar. These shorty headers include gaskets, reducers with 2" outlet and hardware. These block hugger headers will NOT work with angle plug heads.

Tight-fit headers feature:

  • Durable stainless steel tubing
  • Heavy duty 3/8" flange
  • 1-5/8" primary tubes with 2-1/2" collectors
  • Include gaskets, reducers with 2" outlet, and hardware.
  • S/B Chevy Tall Oval Ports
NOTE:  Will NOT work with angle plug heads.

Block Hugger Headers Installation Instructions (PDF)

Header Dimensions (GIF) 

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.  

Smoothie Rams Horn Exhaust Manifolds, Small Block Chevy, Raw
                        

These classic "Rams Horn" style exhaust manifolds are great for use with most small block Chevy applications, providing optimal clearance for angle plug heads.  These manifold kits come complete with all mounting hardware and gaskets.

  • Ground smooth with no external bosses or brackets
  • 2-1/2" outlet
  • Plain, Raw finish
  • Nodular cast iron
  • For angle or straight plug heads
  • Includes all hardware and gaskets
Smoothie Rams Horn Exhaust Manifolds, Small Block Chevy, Silver
                        

These classic "Rams Horn" style exhaust manifolds are great for use with most small block Chevy applications, providing optimal clearance for angle plug heads.  These manifold kits come complete with all mounting hardware and gaskets.

  • Ground smooth with no external bosses or brackets
  • 2-1/2" outlet
  • Silver ceramic finish
  • Nodular cast iron
  • For angle or straight plug heads
  • Includes all hardware and gaskets
Smoothie Rams Horn Exhaust Manifolds, Small Block Chevy, Black
                        

These classic "Rams Horn" style exhaust manifolds are great for use with most small block Chevy applications, providing optimal clearance for angle plug heads.  These manifold kits come complete with all mounting hardware and gaskets.

  • Ground smooth with no external bosses or brackets
  • 2-1/2" outlet
  • Black ceramic finish
  • Nodular cast iron
  • For angle or straight plug heads
  • Includes all hardware and gaskets
Smoothie Rams Horn Exhaust Manifolds, Small Block Chevy, Chrome
                        

These classic "Rams Horn" style exhaust manifolds are great for use with most small block Chevy applications, providing optimal clearance for angle plug heads.  These manifold kits come complete with all mounting hardware and gaskets.

  • Ground smooth with no external bosses or brackets
  • 2-1/2" outlet
  • Chrome finish
  • Nodular cast iron
  • For angle or straight plug heads
  • Includes all hardware and gaskets
Tight-Tubes Extension Kit, Mild Steel
                        Using this kit makes the hook-up of your exhaust system a snap! The 2-1/2" diameter, 16-gauge, mandrel-bent tubes curve back at a 90° angle and are offset outward to clear the bellhousing and starter. They drop 10-1/2" from the header flange and they extend backward 17-1/2" after the 90 degree bend. 

Just trim the length, weld on the 3/8" thick collector flange (included, with gaskets) and you're all set! Works great with any tight-fit headers. Header not included.