The main obstacle is the steering shaft. You may run into other issues with the crossmember, or the floor, or the shock towers, as mustangs have more room in all those areas, but you won't know that until you get them installed and you can see what clears and what doesn't, but the steering shaft is the main problem, and the only way around that is to do the steering shaft mod, which some people don't like because it gets rid of the collapsible steering column, which could cause injury in a severe accident.
My car still has the stock MarkVIII exhaust manifolds on it. The only other option that is a direct bolt-on are the Kooks 3/4 lengths. Years ago a company named ART made real long-tubes for the MarkVIII, but they haven't been in production for probably about 10 years now, and good luck finding a used set.
So I'm posting here because, well, most of the recommended headers you guys have listed here for 5.0 Birds are obsolete or no longer produced. I'm halfway through gathering parts for my GT40 build and the only roadblock I'm hitting is this.
i just had my t bird dropped off at my house...looks nice just needs to be washed and waxed.
i was wondering..if i cut off the mufflers out back how much pipe or how long of a tip would i need to fit in place of them and what is the diameter of the stock pipes?
Well, it took some work and a bit of BFH but they are in. I don't recommend this install for the faint of heart.
Before the pics, here is the run down so far. I had to use a BFH to "clearance" the floor pan on both sides of the tranny tunnel. The engine also has to be raised about 1/2" on...
Now that I got the correct cat forward exhaust assembly for the car, I have some options on the cat back exhaust. I have the option to replace the cat back exhaust and mufflers. The rear tube of the assembly below is just a reducer and has no muffler capabilities. As I learned with the two...
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