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Re: c223 header

Postby jasonw86 » Tue Dec 29, 2009 12:37 am

I only speak from experience of having headers on gas engines, so take it for the grain of salt it is worth. Are you making this header for a turbo?
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Re: c223 header

Postby edwright » Tue Dec 29, 2009 12:54 pm

average hi range exhaust temps on an NA are 400 to 600 degrees. Add a turbo and you kick it up to around 1000 tops if you have the fuel turned up and boost up around 8 to 10 lbs. Any higher than that, you got too much fuel or you are pulling too much of a load. 1200 you are at the point of a meltdown.

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Re: c223 header

Postby turbo pup » Tue Dec 29, 2009 6:41 pm

Thanks for the info Ed. I plan on a pyrometer but Ive planned on a lot of things.
Jason, the thought of a turbo header definately has crossed my mind. I looked at my parents today and found a stash of 1.5" stainless tubing about .065 wall. I have (8) 90degree bends and about 12-15 feet of strait tube. This with the .5" flange aught to make a solid header for the little n/a trucks. Ill be in the market for some thicker walled tubing for a turbo header in the future. Maybe 14 or 12 gauge tubing to support the weight of a turbo. But I want this to happen so Im going to make it one step at a time.Lyle.
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Re: c223 header

Postby downunderyank » Fri Apr 16, 2010 6:34 am

Found a set of headers over here in Australia if anyone is interested.

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/HOLDEN-JACKAROO- ... _500wt_975
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Re: c223 header

Postby puttputtinpup » Fri Apr 16, 2010 6:07 pm

I'll bet shipping would be 4x that. nice find. I wish they we a little closer to me. I'd buy them

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Re: c223 header

Postby Isuesyu » Fri Apr 16, 2010 11:38 pm

i might be interested in a stainless steel header. how much? nc 28025

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Re: c223 header

Postby VEGGIE NATE » Sat Apr 17, 2010 11:23 am

I contacted the seller of those headers and was quoted $90 AUD for shipping, would love to have them! nate

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Re: c223 header

Postby PUPdiesel » Sun Apr 25, 2010 12:00 pm

I'm still interested in a turbo header/manifold to turbocharge my Isuzu Trooper diesel as it can't get out of its own way. It is seriously the slowest vehicle I've even driven, but I still enjoy it because of how you sit in it with the vision you have and love shifting the gears. Just would need a manifold with a T3 flange I guess because most all of your smaller turbos mount to that style flange. You can buy them on Ebay, but I believe it's steel and I'm not sure how well you'd be able to weld it to a cast iron manifold to where it would be strong and durable (so it doesn't crack or break at weld joint). Then just use a newer style Garrett turbo like alreadly suggested and be conservative on boost pressure and I think you'd be alright.
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