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They arent quite fitting right. Drivers side slightly touches the front driveshaft and passenger side slightly touches the frame... any suggestions to tweaking them?
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these must be long tube headers? more info on the product and what they are would help.

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use a ball peen hammer and bet the sh*t out of it till it fits.
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They arent quite fitting right. Drivers side slightly touches the front driveshaft and passenger side slightly touches the frame... any suggestions to tweaking them?
What shape are your motor mounts in? Just sounds like your engine is not centered.

If it is, what they said above...

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brand new motor mounts. they were flowtech long tube headers. I just sent them back and paid an extra 40 for the hedmans and those fit perfect. Lesson learned: flowtechs are shit :)
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On my bassani, the passenger side also touched the frame, but I had alot of clearance on the driver sides.

I used a small hammer and pound the runners until I got the fit that I needed.
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My passenger side Bassani header touched the frame when the eng. would torque. I ground off about a 1/4" of the frame for clearance. Kenny
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I almost ordered a pair of Flowtechs. Thanks for posting this thread!

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I love my flowtech's.... they are ceramic coated and fit great. I had to do a little massaging with a crowbar on the drivers side, but only because it was closer than I like it. It fit the first time, but I like about a 1/2 in between the tranny pan and header. No big deal at all.
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I love my flowtech's.... they are ceramic coated and fit great. I had to do a little massaging with a crowbar on the drivers side, but only because it was closer than I like it. It fit the first time, but I like about a 1/2 in between the tranny pan and header. No big deal at all.
So they fit great after a little custom work.

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I had the driveshaft problem with Hedman long tubes. I just heated the pipes at the head and bent the colloctor over an inch.
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It looks like I may have to "massage" which ever set of headers I buy.

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F;owtech headers are a really good header, they arent shit. I have a ceramic set on my 1985 bronco and only had to tweak the drivers side, just so it wasnt under my tranny pan. Not to mention they are over 100 bucks cheaper then headman headers for the same flow rate and primary size tubes.
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Flowtech and Hedman headers come from the same company.

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So when did Holly start selling hedman? Flowtech is made by Holly.
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Sorry, I mixed up "Hedman" with "Hooker".

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