Exhaust issues.

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  1. Hastings1066

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    What setup are you guys running on a 302? My headers hit the shock tower, on my regular manifolds are hitting the gear box at the flange.
     
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    Seems to me you don't have correct headers for the car. I am running Hedman shorties, before that I had long tubes, neither hit the towers or gear box.
     
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    if stock manifolds are hitting anything you could have wrong exhaust manifolds, wrong motor mount stands/ on wrong side or wrong motor mounts.
     
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    I believe I remember something about a picture being worth 999 words or more.
     
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    After I figured out the frame hangers we're on the wrong side, it helped with clearance. The stock manifold on the driver side still wants to touch the gear box. I may just order another set of headers and see if that fixes it.
     
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    as Krazy was suggesting, pics would be nice.
     
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    I've tried to post some from my phone, but it will not let me. I'll have to get to my laptop.
     
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    Craig Selvey Indiana State Rep - MCCI

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    If your factory exhaust manifolds don't look like this, you have the wrong ones.

    V-8 exhaust manifolds.jpg
     
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    What header brand and part number are you trying to install?
     

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