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Porting the exhaust runners out. I think I made them Too big. Everyone kept telling me "Gasket match, Gasket match", well I made them a little smaller than the gaskets but when I put that same gasket up to the new headers, the header tubes are a lot smaller.

Is my exhaust going to be hitting a brick wall now?

Should I start looking for some more E7TE's?
 

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Well, I think I'm finished with the heads. I'm sure more could be done but I'm getting tired of messing with them.

I bolted one header up and ran my finger around the short turn and ran into the slag on the header.

I'm not a welder so forgive me for asking, but is it OK to grind that down to make it flat? or will it weaken the weld?



Here's one of the exhaust ports.



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Grind down the weld and if you cut through, reweld on the outside - just don't interfere with the bolt areas. You need to be able to get the bolts in after you weld.

Be sure to remove your slag with a ding hammer/center punch/wire wheel and put high temp paint to keep your metal from rusting away.
 
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