4v Cleveland in truck

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4v Cleveland in truck

Post by Steve.k » Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:00 am

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Here is a plate for using existing headers made for 400 or 351m engines and 4v heads. As you know the headers only come in 2v exh. We have dynoed the headers and they allow for good tq down low. This plate fits between the header to get a better seal.Sanderson does make a shorty style.
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Re: 4v Cleveland in truck

Post by DaveMcLain » Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:48 am

My customer who ran 4V heads on a 400 engine in a '79 Bronco used a set of over the frame fenderwell style headers that were home made with the larger flanges. I think that he sold them with the engine.

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Re: 4v Cleveland in truck

Post by Steve.k » Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:54 am

Yes Dave you can make a set but no one offers other than sanderson shorty headers. Just trying to eliminate a step on a budget.

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Re: 4v Cleveland in truck

Post by DaveMcLain » Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:15 pm

What about using a set for the 460 from L and L. Cut off the flanges and pull the pipes around to match your bore spacing. That might open up some possibilities without having to fabricate the entire header.

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Re: 4v Cleveland in truck

Post by peejay » Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:57 pm

Wny not incorporate port plate style tongues in the adaptor?

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Re: 4v Cleveland in truck

Post by Steve.k » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:37 pm

We could. Trying to get first hurdle covered lol!

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Re: 4v Cleveland in truck

Post by Krooser » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:05 pm

Wasn't a BBC header a viable alternative 40 years ago?
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Re: 4v Cleveland in truck

Post by Steve.k » Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:06 pm

Some of bbf aftermarket heads used chevy pattern. Not cleveland though.

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