I'm not running any Sanderson Headers yet but I'm a little concerned about the headers with no gasket just some "Permatex" instead, just doesn't seem right without a header gasket in place. Just my opinion
Hazmat is a real perfectionist (which is not a dig against him). Reading his post on his headers they fit with no problems except where they came out in the wheel well each side came out at a slightly different angle. I could easily live with the exit angle difference as long as the headers cleared things like steering, frame, brakes etc... Seems all the headers for fenderwells exit at slightly different angle (even Hookers). But Hazmat had a friend heat them up and bent them so the exit angle was the same or at the very least really close (course I am speaking from my own knowledge and what I read, I am sure he will see ur post and respond).
As far as no gaskets needed.. I had a set on my 53 Belair and I also used header gaskets as I felt better using them than gasket material like permatex.. Lol
I've got Hookers on my 5, no probs at all. Don't know much about the Sanderson's. I heard there were quality issues with them but not sure what style that applied to. That was a year or so ago. Good luck with them and hope they don't fight you too much. Where 'bouts you located in Jersey?
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