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Anyone recognise this header? #782387 08/23/19 10:38 pm
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The header came on the bike, but I have no clue as to who made it. It looks as if it originally had some sort of end cap. It was plain metal, I painted it black.

Attached Files Head.jpgHeader.jpgHeaderF.jpg

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Re: Anyone recognise this header? [Re: DavidP] #782431 08/24/19 6:51 am
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Look similar to the one Hyde used to sell...but his were chrome I think?

Re: Anyone recognise this header? [Re: DavidP] #782793 08/27/19 8:16 pm
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The pictures are pretty dark. Does the rear mount bolt on? how about a photo from the front.


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Re: Anyone recognise this header? [Re: DavidP] #782834 08/28/19 4:26 am
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Yes, the rear mount bolts to the original exhaust hanger.
The three head pipes just shove into the collector.
Maybe this picture of the bike before I painted the exhaust will help.

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72 T120V cafe project "Mr. Jim"
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Re: Anyone recognise this header? [Re: DavidP] #782867 08/28/19 1:18 pm
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David,
Is it the picture or is the rear section actually smaller in diameter than the header pipes? That certainly runs counter to what I would have thought.

Ed from NJ

Re: Anyone recognise this header? [Re: DavidP] #782873 08/28/19 3:21 pm
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It It looks like my Hooker header


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Re: Anyone recognise this header? [Re: DavidP] #782898 08/28/19 7:42 pm
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"Big D" used to sell them. I had one on a 1972 model.


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Re: Anyone recognise this header? [Re: RF Whatley] #782966 08/29/19 6:07 am
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Originally Posted by edunham
David,
Is it the picture or is the rear section actually smaller in diameter than the header pipes? That certainly runs counter to what I would have thought.

Must be just the perspective, the exit diameter is about 3"
Originally Posted by shel
It It looks like my Hooker header

That's what my friend guessed when I first showed that picture.
Originally Posted by RF Whatley
"Big D" used to sell them. I had one on a 1972 model.

If Jack sold them they must have worked. It's a bit rough between 4 and 5K, but it screams on the top end.


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72 T120V cafe project "Mr. Jim"
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