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Old 04-15-2008, 09:46 PM   #1
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Default Installing Long Tubes is harder on Mustang or LS1

I'm a Big GM guy and I love F-bodies and me and some guys were talking about putting long tube headers on cars. Well I told them that I think putting long tube headers on a modular mustang is harder than putting them on a LS1. We they disagreed. I know that putting long tubes on a modular is a PITA, cause we did it on my buddies car when he did a engine swap. So I was wondering what you guys think and I know the LT1's are were worse than the LS1's, but we were only talking about LS1's.
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Old 04-15-2008, 09:47 PM   #2
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MUSTANG is Harder.
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Mod motor is a lot worse.
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Mod motor is a lot worse.
No question about it.
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Old 04-15-2008, 11:09 PM   #5
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Lol, mod motor, not even close.
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Old 04-15-2008, 11:15 PM   #6
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See that's what I said, but they thought the LS1's were harder lol.
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Headers on LS1 = easier than pickin' up fat chicks at a bar.

Headers on a modular Mustang = PITA.
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Old 04-15-2008, 11:25 PM   #8
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Headers on LS1 = easier than pickin' up fat chicks at a bar.

Headers on a modular Mustang = PITA.
Bwhahaha Lmao that's funny.
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Me and a friend spent 3 days of working 20hrs a day on putting the LT's on his mustang. After those 3 grueling days we looked at the box it came in and noticed it said "for cars equipped with automatic transmission only". His was a 5sp. He sent them back to BBK and got his money back and i havent worked on a Ford since.
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Mod motor by far, long tubes on a friends 03 GT was a fricking pain in the ***
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I remember when I cross threaded a header bolt hole on my head on my car when swapping the headers, and I looked up information on tapping the heads.

I went onto a Mustang forum and somebody was asking the same question I was, and they asked, "How hard is it to tap the heads." First reply was "Not hard at all once you tear the entire motor down."

That was pretty memorable.
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Old 04-16-2008, 09:30 AM   #12
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It took my friend an entire weekend to do on his LOL. Its either a 99 or 00.
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Old 04-16-2008, 11:36 AM   #13
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Why are installing headers on a mustang so difficult anyway?
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I've installed them on one mod, several LT1s and at least a 9 LS1s. F-body LS1s are the easiest headers in the world to install. LT1s are not bad. Mods are a ******* night mare :banghead:
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Why are installing headers on a mustang so difficult anyway?
Because of the size of the mod motor. It's as big as a big block chevy
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the mod motors are by far more difficult.
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Duh! Mod Mustang.
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I wonder if the people who picked LS1 has seen the engine bay of a Mod mustang.
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I wonder if the people who picked LS1 has seen the engine bay of a Mod mustang.
They certainly never tried it. The worst part is you don't gain much. My buddies '98 Cobra gained either 9 or 12 at the wheels.
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every ls1 ive done slip in like butter, i dont unhook anything like some say to. my instructions said to remove the starter, the oil filter the block off plate above the filter and the steering shaft....... i unhooked the battery so i didnt arc the post on the starter and they slid right in. the driver side rear corner of the flange barely hit the firewall and a little push and it was in. nothing to it. ive done hooker/flowtechs and pasesetters and they have all fell right in
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