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I purchased the Cleveland headers from Ford Power train Applications. Being that I have a "Clevor" , I wasn't expecting to find a direct fit. The passengerside fit fine. The driverside on the other hand needs only one tube(#5) modified, and I'll be good to go! #5 interferes with my steering knuckle. I'll be taking the driverside header in for modification. #6 is nice and close to the block, and I have plenty of room to have #5 tucked under #6 to clear knuckle. I figure having to modify one tube is nothing compared to the price of a custom made set of headers. Even though they didn't fall right into place, I'm still pleased with my purchase.

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Well my header has been modified. All clears. I have had plenty of hurdles with this project, but they have been fun and challenging! Next hurdle is the bracket for the slave cylinder. Not much room to stick it between headers bellhousing and clutch fork. But, I'll get it done.

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Looks like a nice fit.
I tried a slave on one of my 4x4 projects and it too was near a header and because of the heat, it didn't last more than a couple of hours.
Do you plan on wraping the tubes near the slave?
 

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Not sure whats up yet. I'm sure some type of heat shield would be in order. Headers will be ceramic coated which will cut down on heat to start with. Maybe header wrap, and modify a starter heat shield or something. I just have to see.
 

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is that on a 9.5 inch deck block? and is that the only problem you had with your header clearence?
 
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