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« Reply #75 on: May 07, 2015, 04:27:19 AM »
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I posted this on yenko.net but received no responses. I should have thought to post on this thread! Are these headers in the auction below the early-style Hooker Z/28 headers?

http://tinyurl.com/pduqkgc

I thought they looked very similar to the pic below. Thanks for your help!

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« Reply #76 on: May 07, 2015, 11:58:12 AM »
The headers on ebay look to be Camaro headers..  They are 68 and up due to the head flange has the cutout for the temp sensor..  Hooker always stamped their part #'s on that flange as well..  FYI the headers in the Hooker ad are for a 67.  If you posted over on sYc in the Day 2 section then I missed it..
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« Reply #77 on: May 07, 2015, 08:20:42 PM »
Thanks Darrell.
I bought these headers. I couldn't find any numbers stamped on either flange, unfortunately, but the similarities were so strong that I decided to take a chance. I suspect that if they aren't Hookers, they are knockoffs of the same design.

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« Reply #78 on: May 08, 2015, 12:50:58 AM »
Look & see if there is anything stamped on the collector flange.

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« Reply #79 on: May 08, 2015, 03:49:25 AM »
They do seem like they are a vintage set of Hooker headers for a Camaro. Nice score, especially for that price.
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« Reply #80 on: May 08, 2015, 09:32:09 AM »
Thanks, I was pleasantly surprised by the condition when they arrived. Will test fit them this weekend. I've been looking for a vintage set for my Z28 for quite some time.

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« Reply #81 on: May 09, 2015, 03:20:58 PM »
Let us know how they work out. A pic or two with them installed would be nice to see. Are you going to repaint them silver or something else?

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« Reply #82 on: May 09, 2015, 10:32:13 PM »
Will do. I was thinking of having them coated white by Swain Tech. Would they have been black when new?

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« Reply #83 on: May 10, 2015, 12:17:31 AM »
They look like they were originally white in the pics below, or possibly some may have been silver.




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« Reply #84 on: May 11, 2015, 12:35:12 AM »
Nice article! I looked them over and they were definitely white, and painted silver over that. I'm not sure if they were ever used....

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« Reply #85 on: May 11, 2015, 01:30:43 AM »
To me those old Hookers have a certain sound. Mine, reportedly anyway, have been with the car pretty much since delivery. Getting coated ,but what's going back on BTY good score for the price. Big tube Super Comps (if that's what you have) need installed from the bottom.(driver side) Cut off a cheap open end wrench for # 7 port bolt installation.