Big Block Chevy Lake Style Headers, Raw Finish
Universal Fit, Lake Style Header Tube Type, Raw, Standard Flange Style, Steel, Natural
- Kit include flange plates, pre-bent tubing, collector plates, block-off plates, gaskets, bolts and flanges for connection an under-car exhaust system
- All tubing comes pre-bent
- Choose 3 1/2" or 4" diameter cone
- Tapered cones can be trimmed as needed
Give your street rod a nostalgia look and help uncork its performance potential with these lakester headers for big-block Chevy V8s. The lakester header works great on early hoodless and fenderless rods like T-buckets, Model A's and 1932-1934 Fords. Vertical flanges allow you to connect the lake style headers to a muffled under-car exhaust when the end plates are on.
- Fits 396-502 B/B Chevy
- Hookups provided for under-chassis exhaust (2-1/2" O.D.)
- Block-off plate allows you to easily uncork headers
- 1-7/8" primaries, 4" collectors
NOTE: Turn-outs NOT included. Headers come with end plates, but the turn outs are sold seperately.
- 1-7/8" primary tube diameter
- 4" collector cone diameter
- 2-1/2" O.D. street lead down tube diameter
Use the illustration below with these measurements:
- A = 4-1/2"
- B = 2-1/2"
- C = 27"
- D = 12-1/2"
- E = 6-1/2"
- F = 9"
Installation TipsThese headers are treated with a light coating of anti-corrosion paint to avoid rust during shipment and on the shelf. This coating must be removed entirely before painting with a high-temp paint for final installation. Coating can be removed with lacquer thinner.
Header Dimensions (GIF)
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Q & A
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