5.8L Shortie headers/ clearance issuses

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  1. gearheadboy

    gearheadboy Mod Dude

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    I am doing a 351w in a 79 Capri. What shortie headers has anyone run on a 351w that have no clearance problems with steering shafts or other things? I wanna order them this week, need to make a decision. I am gonna run an AOD so long tubes are out.
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    85_SS_302_Coupe it sucks (I know) to be on the receiving end

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    i'm pretty sure someone makes aod longtubes that'll work, but i bought MAC for my swap when i did it. MAC have a great fit IMO, had no clearance issues at all. I bought a MAC X pipe to go along with it.
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    I heard that an AOD/351w/and longtubes are out. Thats why I decided on shorties. But then I heard the steering shaft is the issue.
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    Look for the Ford motosport shorties that are for the 351w swap for FOxbodies

    good luck :nice:
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    I replied to your other post with hooker 6224's. Must be you didn't read the replies you got when you asked about AOD longtubes.
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