67 camaro convertible headers - Team Camaro Tech
Troubleshooting Diagnosing problems done here.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 06, 07:44 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 2
67 camaro convertible headers

Does anyone know what headers will work on the 67 camaro conv. I was told
the cross memeber that is bolted on underneath needs to be removed
Darrellc is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 06, 07:45 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 2
Re: 67 camaro convertible headers

67 camaro conv. header installation problem/what headers work best with 67
convertible?
Darrellc is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 06, 08:45 PM
Senior Tech
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Southeast PA
Posts: 8,303
Re: 67 camaro convertible headers

Darrell -

Welcome to Team Camaro!

It wouldn't be the headers that would cause the problem, but an aftermarket exhaust made to work with headers may cause trouble, particularly if it has an X or H pipe crossover.

I had Dynomax headers on the 327 in my 68, mated to a repro OEM style exhaust (2 1/4" head pipes, transverse muffler behind the rear axle) and everything fit fine above the X-brace.

Guys running aftermarket kits like Flowmaster or Pypes have to shim the X-brace down or leave it off.

But again, the headers end well before the brace, so they aren't the problem...

Eric
69 'vert project big block/TKO 600 RR
68 'vert driver RS clone -- gone!
Eric Kammerer is offline  
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 06, 08:56 PM
DjD
Retired
Dennis
 
DjD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 1999
Location: Fortuna, CA
Posts: 26,461
Garage
Re: 67 camaro convertible headers

Darrell - The cross member is not the problem, what you are thinking about is the X-brace which should never be removed from a ragtop. The X-brace does not create a header fitment problem, it limits the size of pipe you can use to connect headers to mufflers. Basically you have to fit the exhaust pipes and drive shaft into the transmission tunnel above the X-brace.

Stuff like what you have been told is the result of not a lot of kit exhaust systems being made for the ragtop and not many guys using 3" or larger pipe. The story gets twisted and well as you see by the time it got to you headers don't fit on ragtops.

As for header choices anything that fits a coupe will work on a ragtop, things to look for are many headers like hooker pro comps hang way too low for street driving. I recommend either Doug's or Thorley's tri-y full length or their shorty headers...

...Dennis

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


"Don't take life so serious, you won't get out alive..."
DjD is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Team Camaro Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address.
NOTE we receive a lot of registrations with bad email addresses. IF you do not receive your confirmation email you will not be able to post. contact support and we will try and help.
Be sure you enter a valid email address and check your spam folder as well.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome