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Header gaskets
#1
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.
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I've had pretty good luck with these on my hooker Super Comps.

http://www.jegs.com/p/Spectre/Spectre-Ex...3/10002/-1

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#3
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..

http://www.7173mustangs.com/thread-stage-8-header-bolts

'Mike'
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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#4
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.
http://www.summitracing.com/search/part-...%20gaskets

Kevin

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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