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I've found some BBK shorty headers online from a '95. I'm pretty sure they will fit my '86 block but can someone confirm please?

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Good luck with it, it's just the SN95 frame was longer than the Fox, meaning the headers and pipes were different. Hope it works. They'd fit to the heads, of course. But you might have collector placement tweaking to do.
 

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plus if you have to bend the collector..you gonna loose hp that way...it won't be mandrel bend!
 

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Good luck with it, it's just the SN95 frame was longer than the Fox, meaning the headers and pipes were different. Hope it works. They'd fit to the heads, of course. But you might have collector placement tweaking to do.
the frame or floor boards are the same. the K member is different.
 

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Still if you have to bend the headers...what is the point?...the stock ones would probally flow better...then a bent head on one-side!
 

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See that's why I ask you guys this stuff!

How exactly would you tweak the collector? Do you have to heat it up and bend it? What's the process?
 

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if you bent them right you won't lose any power and anyways a slightly bent bbk header will definitely flow more than those crimped stock peices of crap
 

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your going to put a crimp in one side...why would anyone bend a header on one side...you gonna have one side flowing perfectly fine...then the other side will have some sort of restriction in it...it might also cause a backfire to happen...i would just find a set for your fox-body, so they fit right, and don't look like you jerry rigged your ride.
 

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just because you slightly bend it doesn't mean you will put a kink in it. headers are made out of mild steel and mild steel bends very easily if you do it right you can bend a steel tube without kinking it. i slightly bent mine with a jig i made and there was no kink in it. same thing with exhaust pipes, sometimes you have to tweak them to fit right it doesn't mean you're going to totally screw up you're exhaust flow.
 

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True...but you do have to be careful when bending...it would help to heat them up to bend it.
 
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