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Username Post: Mustang 2 and hugger headers rag joint problem        (Topic#356981)
swivelgate 
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06-26-19 07:38 AM - Post#2769287    

I installed a new Chevy 350 in my 1954 3100 with a new mustang 2 front rack. I install hugger headers and now I see there's no room for the rug joint to connect and not hit headers. Is there an other set of headers that someone has used that work ?Any other ideas ?



 


wagonman100 
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06-27-19 06:43 PM - Post#2769394    
    In response to swivelgate

Rack and pinion setups don’t typically use a rag joint. They use u-joints and shafts. If more than 2 joints are used, you need to add a support bearing and bracket. You can pretty much go around almost any obstacles using them.

Jay
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06-28-19 10:21 AM - Post#2769435    
    In response to wagonman100

take a look at my website in my sig and see mine.

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