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Here it is. It says it's a 64 327 but they actually bored and stroked it to 383 ci.


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One plus to the shorty's... I'll be able to go back to a crossover pipe again. The full length headers sent the exhaust too far to the outside of the car.
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The true Ram Horn manifold flow pretty good.Prolly better than a set of cheap shortys.There are manifold that look like Ram Horns tho,that actually aren't.You have to be careful about what you get.IIRC,the major gains didn't show up until after 3000 RPMs.
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I picked up a set of shorty's with 1.75" tubes and a 3" collector. They should do alright. I used to have a set of Sanderson cast headers on it, but they don't work with the Vortec heads.
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I picked up a set of shorty's with 1.75" tubes and a 3" collector. They should do alright. I used to have a set of Sanderson cast headers on it, but they don't work with the Vortec heads.
i have a 350/330 crate motor with vortec heads and sanderson cast iron headers. i bought them jet hot coated about 12 yrs ago and they work great .
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i have a 350/330 crate motor with vortec heads and sanderson cast iron headers. i bought them jet hot coated about 12 yrs ago and they work great .
They'll bolt up, but don't fit the vortec ports correctly. The vortec D shaped exhaust port openings are larger than the smaller square ports on the cast headers.
Even Sanderson says in red letters on their website "Does not fit Vortec cylinder heads."

Here's a pic of a set that came off some vortec heads. You can see the shape of the vortec port overlapping the cast headers smaller ports. Not enough meat on them to port them out to work either.
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With the long tube headers open, my engine sounded like a racecar. The short tube headers open sounds like a demo derby car. Booooo...
So nice to have ground clearance again though. Lowest part on the car now is the frame.
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well I learned something new and stand corrected. check the directions that came with them and doesn't say anything . it was my first Daytona turkey rod run swap meet purchase . what brand shorty's did you get?_
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well I learned something new and stand corrected. check the directions that came with them and doesn't say anything . it was my first Daytona turkey rod run swap meet purchase . what brand shorty's did you get?_
No clue... no name on them, got them off Ebay. They are ceramic coated with a 3/8" flange which is nice. I'm guessing they are Chinese, as the bolts that shipped with them were 10mm heads.
I only know about the Sanderson cast headers.....as those are what were on MY 350 on vortec heads. It wasn't until I pulled them off that I saw they weren't right for it.

You want some practically new full length headers? I'll make you a great deal.
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