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Header gaskets
I have a set of Hedman headers on my '73 Mach-1. With less than 5000 miles, they have started leaking pretty badly on the passenger side. Is there a header gasket that works better than others? I've heard of copper gaskets but haven't heard of anyone who has used them.
I've had pretty good luck with these on my hooker Super Comps.


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Just cruising along minding our own business when BAM!!! The LAWS show up.
On my hooker super comps I tried a few things, I forget what but I think copper was included. The only thing I got to work was genuine hooker gaskets.

But you don't have hookers.

If they started leaking after 5000 miles you probably had some bolts come loose. I use stage 8 header bolts, they work great.

I did a write up on them a month or so ago..


73 Convertible - 351C/4V CC heads/4bolt/forged flat tops/comp 270/rhodes/mallory unilite/tri-power/hookers/glasspacks/c6/3.50 limited slip/Gear Vendors/Global West sub frames, strut rods and shelby style traction bars/ Rear sway bar/tilt steering (not original)

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I have always used copper header gaskets and collector gaskets on all my vehicles with headers. I like them alot and you can reuse them. Never had a leak or blowout. Definately reconmend them for any headers.


1971 Mach 1
408C Stroker
C4 w/3,000 stall
8.8" Rear w/3.73's
Disc brakes all way around.

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