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Old 02-15-2017, 01:52 PM
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anyone have experience with obx headers? some on sale finally in ebay
think ima buy them
thoughts?
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Old 02-15-2017, 02:09 PM
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Those look very similar to the TM's. I would buy them.
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Old 02-15-2017, 02:16 PM
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Look here
http://www.heperformance.com/fab_par...0ranger%20swap


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Old 02-15-2017, 02:33 PM
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may buy obx after i get ahold of heperofrmance guys
thanks both of you
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Old 02-15-2017, 04:15 PM
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Waiting to hear back from heperformance
But I was wondering what else I am going to need
I assume some good head gaskets and bolts?
Also would it be worth it to get he headers powdercoated or something similar?
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Old 02-15-2017, 04:26 PM
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I had them done the first time and they did not last that long. I redone them from a different place and they seem to be good



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Old 02-15-2017, 05:44 PM
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this is the new place.
http://www.polydyn.com/headers-exhaust
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Old 02-15-2017, 06:16 PM
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Any idea how much those heperformance headers would be?
As for the obx headers there isn't a lot of reviews.
I have heard some say they have cracked a little at the welds.
Would getting them coated help?
Just trying to gather as much info for knowledgeable people before I buy.
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Old 02-15-2017, 06:29 PM
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I'm not sure coating will help with weak welds but may help with hot spots in the metal that could crack. It's a gamble. You'll need exhaust manifold gaskets but shouldn't need head gaskets that you asked about earlier, new exhaust bolts wouldn't hurt, be sure to use anti-seize .

Those heperformance headers look like they would get in the way of your A/C evap box. Does anyone know if the OBX headers allow you to keep the factory air?
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Old 02-15-2017, 07:33 PM
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Yeah I think they are like mine they go out over the frame. It was about 400.00 to get them coating each time. I liked the way that they looked the first time but they did not last


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Old 02-15-2017, 09:05 PM
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Yeah I think they are like mine they go out over the frame. It was about 400.00 to get them coating each time. I liked the way that they looked the first time but they did not last


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These the heperformance have ones?
They cost $2000?
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Old 02-15-2017, 09:12 PM
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No they are ones I had a shop build them on the truck. They are 1 3/4 x 3 inch. It was about 2,000 like you see in the picture.


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Old 02-16-2017, 07:01 AM
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I found the paper on the headers and it was 1,000 to build the headers but I got the header flanges, collectors, v band clamps , plus coating them. I also did copper headers gaskets. I also had to get small headed bolts to go into the head because the tubes are to big for the other ones


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Old 02-17-2017, 07:45 PM
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Ok ordered the obx headers
Anyone point me in the right direction on amazon or eBay for manifold gasket set and bolts I'll need?
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Old 02-17-2017, 08:25 PM
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which ones did you order? keep us updated on the install im curious about the evap box and steering link clearances. I have a friend that recommend good exhaust gaskets, I'll see if I can get that info again and post back here.
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