Those MAC's are the best bet for the least amount of modding required. You can either raise the motor a bit, or take the stock steering shaft and cut out the section that goes through the header and weld a thinner shaft back in its place, and then everything will clear and you will keep the collapsible steering shaft. Your other option is to do the steering mod where you add another U-joint and a support bearing, and have the steering shaft go around the headers instead of through them.
Also, one minor thing to note, if you are putting this in an 89, you have to get the positive battery cable and starter for a 91-93. The headers don't clear the larger old style starter, and the newer style has the solenoid built into it instead of on the firewall so the cable is different.
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.
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...
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?
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