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Bill Cahill
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Post by Bill Cahill » 03 Mar 2018, 09:10

In September I began to restore my base model '67 Cougar to be a driver and not a show car. The car has 100K orig miles and has been parked since 1984. It was an original 289, 2bbl carb with a 3 spd manual brakes and steering. and just up graded from the original 3 Spd to a 4 spd T-10 Top loader out of a '69 Mustang. I just got my engine and 4 spd back from the machine shop. The engine was upgraded with a mild cam and I'm swapping out the 2 bbl w/ a 4 bbl. The heads are stock. (Down the road I may swap out to the GT 40, **not GT 40P**). I completely rebuilt the front end and suspension to include all the additional upgrade to make it better handling and will be installing a power disc brake conversion.

Now my question, Is there a reasonable priced header that will fit without modification or with very slight modification. I was looking at the Patriot Tri-Y Headers H-8426-1 or the mid-length H8433. Or any other Brand that works with out headaches. I'd like to keep the price around $500.

Thanks,

Bill

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Royce
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Re: Headers

Post by Royce » 03 Mar 2018, 09:15

I've used these on several Cougars over the years:

http://www.cobranda.com/triyheaders.html
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Bill Cahill
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Re: Headers

Post by Bill Cahill » 03 Mar 2018, 12:59

Thanks Royce,
Will theses clear the clutch Z-bar?

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Re: Headers

Post by Pat86004 » 06 Mar 2018, 21:14

I put patriot clippsters on my 302, totally painless. It took me like an hour to install them by myself.

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