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Old 25th November 2012, 11:52   #1
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Supersprint Header Question:

To those who actually installed SS headers and were relatively leak free: How far into the collectors did your four down pipes go? When my mechanic last dropped the exhaust to fix the rear CV in the prop shat he mentioned that mine just went in a little ways the way the system is set up. I am thinking i should cut the exhaust just down stream of the collectors so we can get the pipes into the collectors further and then weld in a little section...
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When I did mine i could fell them bottom out, I used a block of wood and a big hammer to pound them in to place.

There is a thread on here on your problem and as i recall the fix is NOT to cut anything...

Mine went on with a bit of hammering, and the rest of the supersprint exaust was just a perfect fit.
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A proper hammer and block of wood, some heat and some copper based anti-seize (Loctite C5-A). It is tight, always will be but these things made it easier.
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What i think is going on is that when originally installed the collectors didnt go on far enough, followed by welding the whole system together which established the bad collector position (or maybe the collector was welded to the system first which didn't allow full attachment?)...what i am contemplating is cutting the pipe between the end of the collector and the cat, so that we can maneuver the collector and a short piece of pipe up onto the pipes where it should be...
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