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« Reply #120 on: November 14, 2017, 11:49:05 PM »
They are unusual aren't they.

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« Reply #121 on: December 15, 2017, 02:25:44 AM »
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?

Wow, so it has been 2.5 years since I found these headers. I finally mocked them up on the '68 and they fit really nicely, pics below:




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« Reply #122 on: December 15, 2017, 05:03:33 AM »
Those do look like they fit very well.  Great score, Tony.
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« Reply #123 on: December 16, 2017, 03:56:54 AM »
Got lucky this time!

Amazing how different these application specific headers look versus the universal 1980s vintage headers that were on the car.

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« Reply #124 on: December 16, 2017, 07:54:37 PM »
Has anyone had any (positive) experiences with white ceramic coating? Looking for a recommended vendor. Thanks!

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« Reply #125 on: December 17, 2017, 09:11:57 PM »
Tony, I do not have any good recommendations for white ceramic coating. There was a place out of L.A. that did a set that I saw in person and they looked awesome but before the guy got them installed, the coating started coming off in places. He had to have them redone in a different color.
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« Reply #126 on: December 17, 2017, 10:05:37 PM »
Thanks Jon, I may go with Swain Tech. Will let everyone know how I make out.

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« Reply #127 on: December 17, 2017, 11:31:46 PM »
Thanks.  It would be great to have that knowledge if they do a good job and the coating holds up.
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« Reply #128 on: December 17, 2017, 11:58:00 PM »
Below are some Doug Thorley (Doug's Headers) pics from 1969. They appear to be using the Douglass style head flanges like Bill Thomas, Jere Stahl and Header by Ed used. Thorley headers used an ID number of D-118 or D-120 for small block 1st-gen Camaros.
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« Reply #129 on: December 17, 2017, 11:58:47 PM »
More info
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« Reply #130 on: March 07, 2018, 05:08:38 AM »
Came across this seller with a $10,000 set of Kustom headers. Always looking to learn, but I've never seen a set of Kustoms with an inlet or outlet flange like these have. Any thoughts?

Link to Kustom Headers auction


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« Reply #131 on: March 08, 2018, 03:26:02 AM »
I have seen the head flange like that but not a square 4-bolt collector flange on a Kustom header. Makes me think they were changed.
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« Reply #132 on: March 14, 2018, 03:30:47 AM »
Thanks Jon. I have to say the head flanges are pretty rough looking on these headers - looks like Kustom was doing whatever it had to do to get them out the door! Thanks for the feedback.

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« Reply #133 on: April 14, 2018, 04:54:20 PM »
Here are some pages from the 1967 Doug's Headers catalog. Camaro big block headers are number D-119.



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« Reply #134 on: April 28, 2018, 04:18:39 PM »
Neat catalog, Jon.