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Hooker Super Comp headers on a small block anyone?

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  1. DrEamer

    DrEamer Well-Known Member

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    I'm just searching to see if anyone has ran them. I know TTI is the standard, but seems like I can catch good deals on pre owned Hookers now and again. It seems like the small blocks have a lot of room to work with, so fit might be a little less critical then say a R/RB engine.
     
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    i use the HKR5115 On my TA the only mod i had to do was cut the 3 bolt flange off and fit a taper as 1 of the bolts point directly down & couldn't get the minimum 4 " clearance required for licensing
     
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    DrEamer Well-Known Member

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    Do you know if a TA sits lower then a standard Challenger? I am somewhat concerned with ground clearance since my car will be lowered.
     
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    From the ground to the top of the chrome head light bezel is 27 inches measured at the hood gap
    The lowest part of the collector is 3 inches to ground
     
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    I like Dougs. They fit better
     
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    rumblefish360 Well-Known Member

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    I also run the Hooker Super Comps on my ‘73-4spd small block Cuda. IF! The did not have a Lakewood’s bell housing, fit would be called perfectly supreme.
    These headers also work extremely well in my ‘79, 360/727 Magnum.

    Fit & fitting them in was easier than the TTI headers.
    At this point, I refuse to use another header.
    Unless the TTI’s come to me cheap.


    Dougs!?!?!
    :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    OK, they may fit well. There also a 1-5/8 tube correct?
    They are a very good header no doubt.

    FWIW, the Hookers are 1-3/4. Fitting them into the car was very easy unlike the regular 1 size fits all crap as header being built for the last... 50 years????
     
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    Rumblefish, you know me too well :D. Ya, the 1 3/4 is sort of important with my 408, it's one of the reasons I ruled out Doug's . As always, I appreciate the input. Now to go find a pair of cheap used Hooker's !!! (Pun intended) :lol:
     
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    The 5115 Hookers are a decent fit , they stay above the steering center link unlike almost all of the others , might want to ceramic coat them before installing them .
     
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    I plan on using Cerakote Glacier series coatings, which are available in colors other then the normal ultra shiny, want to be chrome. I want something that makes the headers blend into the engine, and has a more stock appearence colorwise.
     
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    Thanks all to those who replied and offered guidance. I scored a real nice set of Super Comp's today for a decent price off craigslist.

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    Your gonna be happy with those.
     
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    Congrats!
    Let me know if you run across another set. I don't think I've run across any around here used. They seem to be about the same price new as the TTI. I'm going to need something to replace these Heddman that got bent going on the trailer.
     
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  13. DrEamer

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    There is this set on the B body forum, maybe a little on the rough side though.

    FOR SALE - Hooker headers
     
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    Thanks for that heads up. I received them today from NC. Shipping was a bit stiff but I think the motor is going to like them so it should be worth it. Seller didn't beat on them but I don't know what the person who did it, was thinking. Why there? I should be able to heat and pound out most of the dents from the inside. They won't look too bad and I'll have a lot more clearance than the Hedman that are on there now.
     
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    Always glad to help a fellow Mopar owner when I can. I'm glad they will work for you. I am a little envious that yours has the Hooker Super Competition metal badge, and mine does not.