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dhvoorhees 02-26-2012 04:07 PM

Headers for 48 Ford pickup with 350 Small Block
 
I have a 1948 Ford Pickup with a 350 Chevy small block and wondered if anyone knows the type of headers that will fit with minimum modifications if any.
Thanks

astroracer 02-26-2012 05:54 PM

I put a set of 20 dollar swapmeet block huggers in my '49. Fit like a glove... Sold the truck before I finished it...
http://images27.fotki.com/v966/photo...MVC008F-vi.jpg
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dhvoorhees 02-26-2012 06:18 PM

Thanks Astroracer. I was hoping I could use a long tube style header but the steering column is kind of in the way. There's a 460 Big Block in the pickup now, but with stock exhaust.

astroracer 02-26-2012 06:55 PM

My truck had a TCI MII front suspension with R&P. I could have probably run a long tube but these were cheap enough so I picked them up.

Deuce 02-26-2012 07:23 PM

Years ago I had a 48 F1 pickup with a 283 and I used a set of headers for a 65/66 Nova SBC. Fit perfect. If you are removing the 460 ... and installing the SBC ... setting the SBC over a little for header clearance is a good idea.


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