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Offline Trevo

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Headers and T5
« on: February 14, 2020, 07:30:46 pm »
Hi all I finally decided to fit a t5 ex Australia they have a modified newly cast alloy case that does not require spacers just pull the Toploader and slide the T5 straight in a great idea?
Where can I get nice fitting Headers that work well so I won’t need to alter the original exhaust too much ideas please thank you.

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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2020, 01:25:35 am »
Tried contacting FPA headers to see if there's will work out for you.
http://www.fordpowertrain.com/FPAindex/FPA%20index1.htm

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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2020, 07:10:39 am »
Years ago when I installed a T-5 behind my Boss engine with Hooker headers/stock clutch fork/and a scatter shield I had NO fitment issues.
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1969 Mustang Fastback/FOX chassis, 6 speed, 4 wheel discs, with a modern Can-Am 494 (Boss 429), Kaase headed, intake mounted with a 1425 cfm 'B' Autolite Inline carb, ala Trans-Am style…Whew!

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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2020, 08:52:15 am »
getting ready to do that very thing, But Im going to use stock bell right now
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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2020, 01:54:24 pm »
I had no issues with FPA's

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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2020, 02:06:57 pm »
Thank you all will contact FPA

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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2020, 09:24:23 pm »
I used FPA headers and they fit terrible.Had to cut the rubber on the pass motor mount and the drivers side hit the steering gear box. The guy was a jerk and I won't buy from him again.
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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2020, 11:52:16 am »
I called them for headers for C3 heads. I said Hi looking for headers for ford C3 heads? all i got was NO then dead air 

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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2020, 11:58:31 am »
Ok thanks who else then Hookers?

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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2020, 12:00:38 pm »
I also did not care for him.  He knows about the fitment issues, Yet, refuses to spend any of his time correcting his fixtures.  They will at least work, but aggravating.
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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2020, 02:59:53 pm »
FWIW,
Hooker headers are not exactly 'perfect' either. Some dimpling is required regardless even if its a Top Loader/stock bell housing/clutch fork. NO aftermarket headers are 'perfect', unless you have a custom made (expensive) set.
Current lifelong project:
1969 Mustang Fastback/FOX chassis, 6 speed, 4 wheel discs, with a modern Can-Am 494 (Boss 429), Kaase headed, intake mounted with a 1425 cfm 'B' Autolite Inline carb, ala Trans-Am style…Whew!

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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #11 on: February 19, 2020, 09:38:01 pm »
Hi all I finally decided to fit a t5 ex Australia they have a modified newly cast alloy case that does not require spacers just pull the Toploader and slide the T5 straight in a great idea?
Where can I get nice fitting Headers that work well so I won’t need to alter the original exhaust too much ideas please thank you.


More info on this T5 case please,thanks -Rich
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CYLINDER HEAD PORTING
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BOSS 302  B351 B429
CJ SCJ

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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2020, 10:17:20 pm »
Hi all I finally decided to fit a t5 ex Australia they have a modified newly cast alloy case that does not require spacers just pull the Toploader and slide the T5 straight in a great idea?
Where can I get nice fitting Headers that work well so I won’t need to alter the original exhaust too much ideas please thank you.
RICH
CIRCLE (R) 815 712 8738
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BUY,SELL, or TRADE BBF parts
Dynoed or Test  RAN ON STAND
CYLINDER HEAD PORTING
HEAD FLOWING
COMPLETE ENGINES avb
From STOCK to NOT
BOSS 302  B351 B429
CJ SCJ

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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #13 on: February 19, 2020, 11:02:50 pm »
Hi Mal Wood is an Elite Tremac dealer but like us Downunder and so far away from the rest of the world we have to think outside the square so what Mal has come up with is a new T5 with his own
cast front housing heat treated etc which takes away having to use the big spacer you simply take out your Toploader and slide his box straight in also he installs gears to suit your application.
Mine is in the air as we speak happy to PM you photos on its arrival it’s about $500 Australian dollars dearer worth every sense as I see it cheers.

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Re: Headers and T5
« Reply #14 on: February 20, 2020, 07:04:06 am »
Hi all I finally decided to fit a t5 ex Australia they have a modified newly cast alloy case that does not require spacers just pull the Toploader and slide the T5 straight in a great idea?
Where can I get nice fitting Headers that work well so I won’t need to alter the original exhaust too much ideas please thank you.


More info on this T5 case please,thanks -Rich




Just use the aftermarket Lakewood scatter shield (bell housing) for a T-5. No spacers required.
Current lifelong project:
1969 Mustang Fastback/FOX chassis, 6 speed, 4 wheel discs, with a modern Can-Am 494 (Boss 429), Kaase headed, intake mounted with a 1425 cfm 'B' Autolite Inline carb, ala Trans-Am style…Whew!