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Old 04-15-2018, 11:04 PM
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Default DSE engine mount/header question

I'm sure this has been asked before but my searches don't turn up anything...I'm running a DSE subframe with their 1.5" setback LS engine mounts and would like to know if anyone is running the Hooker Blackheart SS long tube headers? I called Holley and they couldn't say with much confidence whether they'd fit or not. The main concern being that in the DSE/Holley setup, the driver side header has a couple of tubes that wrap around the steering shaft and it seems conceivable that, with the setback, it could put the shaft running "through" the tube(s). Thanks!
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Don't know who you talked to but they have specific fitments for dse frames. There is a check down box on the first gen header page that lists dse frame or stock frame. I have not used a set so I can't say how well they fit.
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Old 04-16-2018, 08:56 PM
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Yeah, they do offer fitment for the DSE frame but no one there can tell me if the fitment is for the stock location engine mounts and/or the 1.5" setback mounts. I may just order a set and test fit them and send them back if they don't fit.
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I have those headers, but havent installed them yet. I was told by holley that they would fit either mount. I have run the stainless works headers on my old DSE subframe, and they fit nicely in the stock location, but hit the toeboard with the setback mounts. I wish I could help more, but Im quite a ways away from installing the hookers. Scott
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Get a set of Ultimate mid length headers and not worry about it. I doubt you would notice the difference between the mids and long tubes.
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I have those headers, but havent installed them yet. I was told by holley that they would fit either mount. I have run the stainless works headers on my old DSE subframe, and they fit nicely in the stock location, but hit the toeboard with the setback mounts. I wish I could help more, but Im quite a ways away from installing the hookers. Scott
Scott, thanks for the input! I think I may chance it and see what happens. One quick question, though, are you happy with the quality of rhe headers as they appear? Is there anything you don't like about them? Thanks
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