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Post  747JetMech on February 26th 2015, 7:42 pm

Hello

Have a lot of irons in the fire at the same time and I thought it would be a good idea to ask you guys if any of you have ever put a Cleveland in a Maverick? Looking for the easy way out by purchasing a set of headers if someone makes them. I heard that maybe 1967 mustang headers might work.
Have any of you shoe horned one of these in?

Thanks.
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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  rmcomprandy on February 26th 2015, 8:15 pm

747JetMech wrote:Hello

Have a lot of irons in the fire at the same time and I thought it would be a good idea to ask you guys if any of you have ever put a Cleveland in a Maverick? Looking for the easy way out by purchasing a set of headers if someone makes them. I heard that maybe 1967 mustang headers might work.
Have any of you shoe horned one of these in?

Thanks.

I know some early Pro Stock Mavericks with Clevelnad engines which ran pretty well.
One was even a 4 door, LOL.

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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  supervel45 on February 26th 2015, 8:34 pm

^^^^^^^^^^ It ever Gapp a Chevy on the way to Tiawanna. Suspect

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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  Mark Miller on February 27th 2015, 12:35 am

747JetMech wrote:Hello

Have a lot of irons in the fire at the same time and I thought it would be a good idea to ask you guys if any of you have ever put a Cleveland in a Maverick? Looking for the easy way out by purchasing a set of headers if someone makes them. I heard that maybe 1967 mustang headers might work.
Have any of you shoe horned one of these in?

Thanks.

My cousin had a Cleveland in his 74 Comet,he has a 302 in it now with a Blower and Blow Thru Carb.I think he still has the 351 Cleveland Headers,i could ask if he wants to sell them if you're interested?

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Hi Mark

Post  747JetMech on February 27th 2015, 2:24 pm

If they are for the 4V heads, sure..

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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  the Coug on February 27th 2015, 6:54 pm

747JetMech wrote:Hello

Have a lot of irons in the fire at the same time and I thought it would be a good idea to ask you guys if any of you have ever put a Cleveland in a Maverick? Looking for the easy way out by purchasing a set of headers if someone makes them. I heard that maybe 1967 mustang headers might work.
Have any of you shoe horned one of these in?

Thanks.


67 headers WILL not Fit the engine bay is totally different than a Maverick, the Maverick has the same engine bay as a 64 and 65 mustang I know Hooker use to have a shelf header for the 65 and mavericks with clevelands...I use to have a set of 302Boss headers for this car also
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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  bbf-falcon on February 27th 2015, 9:07 pm

[quote="the Coug"]
747JetMech wrote:Hello

Have a lot of irons in the fire at the same time and I thought it would be a good idea to ask you guys if any of you have ever put a Cleveland in a Maverick? Looking for the easy way out by purchasing a set of headers if someone makes them. I heard that maybe 1967 mustang headers might work.
Have any of you shoe horned one of these in?

Thanks.


67 headers WILL not Fit the engine bay is totally different than a Maverick, the Maverick has the some engine bay as a 64 and 65 mustang I know Hooker use to have a shelf header for the 65 and mavericks with clevelands...I use to have a set of 302Boss headers for this car also[/quote

Not true, my ole Maverick had the towers still intact, only trimmed back. I ordered headers from Tubular automotive for a 67-68 Mustang chassis for 429-460 and they fit like a glove.

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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  sg86coupe on February 27th 2015, 11:49 pm

Tubular automotive used to make them.

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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  supervel45 on February 28th 2015, 12:55 am

I looked in a old 90's PAW catalog that seemed to list all of the Hooker header of that time available. Under Ford engine swap headers, they did not have any, none, listed for a Maverick with any engine. Not say they never made any, just none in that book anyway. A friend was putting a 351W in his and ordered new header's he was told would fit, but they where not even close. Seems like it would be a very popular swap, I am surprised headers where not made for it, at least back in the 70's and 80's.

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Yup

Post  747JetMech on February 28th 2015, 12:57 am

supervel45 wrote:I looked in a old 90's PAW catalog that seemed to list all of the Hooker header of that time available. Under Ford engine swap headers, they did not have any, none, listed for a Maverick with any engine. Not say they never made any, just none in that book anyway. A friend was putting a 351W in his and ordered new header's he was told would fit, but they where not even close. Seems like it would be a very popular swap, I am surprised headers where not made for it, at least back in the 70's and 80's.

I bought a set of the 351 Windsor headers about 25 years ago. They hit the pitman arm.
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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  supervel45 on February 28th 2015, 1:03 am

If you bought new headers, they may be around $500 I bet? Might be better to do a custom set? When I was looking around for your application I came across a 1972 Hooker Catalog on ebay for $5, and woundered if they might be in there? Suspect My book show's Mustang swap headers for a Cleveland, but 1967 is the oldest year.

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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  supervel45 on February 28th 2015, 1:20 am

http://www.mustangsandmore.com/ubb/DanJonesEngineSwap.html Check this link out. They have a part number for 64-65 Mustang 351C 4v headers.

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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  supervel45 on February 28th 2015, 1:35 am

It's hard to find the 351c in the link, So I will post it to save your eyes, Total Performance at 313-468-3673. Don't know how old the link is but, I saw a 1989 date listed for the catalog, so number may have changed, or out of business, ect.

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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  Mark Miller on February 28th 2015, 2:22 am

747JetMech wrote:If they are for the 4V heads, sure..

Thanks

They were for 4V Heads i'll try to get in touch with him this weekend and let you know by Sunday if he still has them and wants to sell them.I think the ones he has might of been the Tubular Automotive Headers.

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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  NOS42 on February 28th 2015, 10:20 am

I had a Maverick with a 351C and top loader....I had headers that were out of a 65 Mustang with a 351C..iron heads, my shock towers were notched super tight fit on drivers side...custom hammeing on 1 tube for clutch linkage....also I had to bolt the header to head then the head to the block....bitch...pass side was easy as hell...street car, no cage at the time and I was real young...Im sure I can do better now...lol

If memory serves me correct the headers were Dan H (too slow) on here and they may actually have been hooker headers from a 69 70 mustang...I will ask him, Im sure he remembers
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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  Dave C. on February 28th 2015, 1:57 pm

Tubular Automotive (if they are still around ) was the only company making headers for a Cleveland/65 mustang header when I built mine in the 90's ... PITA.

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Thanks Guys

Post  747JetMech on March 1st 2015, 2:13 pm

I appreciate all your help concerning the headers..

Tom
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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  the Coug on March 1st 2015, 9:03 pm

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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  Mark Miller on March 3rd 2015, 2:25 am

747JetMech wrote:I appreciate all your help concerning the headers..

Tom

I talked to my cousin Monday night,he sold the headers sorry.I don't talk to him as much as i used to and forgot about him selling them.

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Time Flys

Post  747JetMech on July 3rd 2016, 12:41 pm

Just a update. Got all my parts back from the machine shop. Looking forward to building this stroker Cleveland with my son this summer. Yes, it is 2016............ At this rate I will never see my Hemi assembled and running.. Mad
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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  bbf-falcon on July 5th 2016, 11:52 pm

Clevelands and Mavericks are a perfect match. Keep us updated. Very Happy

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Re: Cleveland in a Maverick

Post  72mav on July 7th 2016, 8:55 pm

Just make a set... You will have to at least trim the towers.
Might find a set at Columbus. Check with Rich Willhelm. He hadsome Maverick stuff awhile back.
Good luck.
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