headers: Jim's vs. Javad's

Jim Green jeg1976 at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 3 16:55:25 EST 2002

--- JShadzi at aol.com wrote:
> When building a header for the 10v application,
> space is a major consideration.  Because of this,
> when designing my header, I wanted to ensure that
> the header not only fit, but that all fasteners
> would be accesible to ensure that the intake maifold
> and header nuts could be tightened, if at all.  When
> designing and sizing up the header I was very
> careful to ensure that proper clearance for tools
> was present.  Granted, Jim hasn't gotten to this
> step yet, and even with my "thoughtful
> consideration", the header is a major pain to
> install (read making custom tools and wrenches as
> you go), so I'll be interested to hear how it goes.

Yea, me to!  I tried getting to all the IM bolts from
the top of the jig with success, but the bottom header
bolts are going to be interesting, that's for sure.

> What is neat is to see different people tackle the
> same problem, and come up with great, creative
> solutions.  Jim and I talked quite a bit through the
> whole process, I told him what I knew and had
> learned (about materials and techniques), its good
> to see he's been sucessful in getting a final
> design.

I have to thank Javad again for one starting me on
this insanity, and two helping me all the time.  I
feel wierd having a Jim vs Javad thread going!


Jim Green
'89 90tq 034EFI, Haltech IG5

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