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Old 09-14-2002, 10:19 PM
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ine 1 know were i cam get a custom set of headers for my 79 with a 390 in it
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Old 09-15-2002, 09:25 AM
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try www.pawengineparts.com and order there catalog i just ordered a set for my 77 360 highboy but a 79 didnt come witha 390 so i dont know if they will have a application for that
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www.stans-headers.com

If he doesn't have a pair in stock that will fit, which I bet he does, he will make them for you. They are also among the very best you can get. I run them myself.
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I second the stans headers they are awesome quality and craftsmanship
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Good Luck! I have been looking on and off for about 12 years now. Nobody has them for this engine frame combination. They would have to be custom made. Let me know if you find some!





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I put a 390 in a 78 1/2 ton last year. I just ordered headers for a 76 with a 390/360. They worked just fine. I also used the motor mounting perches from a 76, that could make a difference.



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[updated:LAST EDITED ON 16-Sep-02 AT 01:21 PM (EST)]3/4 & 1 ton 4x4 frame is different from the 1/2 ton.

1979 F350,4x4,NP435,5:13 gears,Detroit locker in rear with hardened shafts,ABR in the front,L&L Ladder Bars,360 with 428 crank & rods,390 HP heads,Centerforce Dual Friction Clutch,MSD Ignition,39.5x18 Boggers,bucket seats out of a Lightning,& a Southern Body that is perfect.




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Jalampi, 12 years ?! Where have you been looking ? Yes, I have a bit of CRS disease, but if I am remembering rightly today, the frames of the 73-79 4wd drives are mostly the same. So why can't you use the headers intended for a 75 or 76 F250 4wd ? Some, (but not all) of the later frames have the rails spaced farther apart, should give you more room, easier fit. Did you want 4 into 1s- try hedman 89120 or superduty 89830. Did you want a set of tri-Ys, Stan's 244YL. How about shortys, Sanderson FF427s. Or fenderwells, Thorley THY-264. really now , 12 years ? I found these searching for less than 5 minutes, with a dial-up modem even. You can call and order a set from the manufacturer of your choice tomorrow AM. DF
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It appears we have an expert on the subject mater.:-staun

79 390 Highboy- Post your results if you find a set that will work in this application.




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