Technical Articles

Assortment of header and exhaust-related support articles.

Basic Header Installation Procedure
Basic Installation Procedure Besides a few common tools, what is really required is the patience to do it right. Sanderson Headers are built by ha...
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015 at 8:47 PM
New Engine Break-In and Coated Headers
We recommend breaking in a new engine using factory manifolds or an old set of headers. This is to prevent engines that are not optimally tuned from dam...
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015 at 8:49 PM
Header Cleaning and Up-Keep
Finish & Up-keep Plain Finish Wash headers with acetone (WARNING ~ Flammable!). The headers should be heated to approximately 200° by using...
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015 at 8:53 PM
Direct-Fit Headers?
The Confusion of Header Terminology The questions "Are your headers direct-fit?" or "Do I need to modify my down pipes to connect t...
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015 at 8:56 PM
Copper Adapters for Ford 351C/M and 400 4V Headers
Is silicone sealer required on the copper 2V adapters for the Ford 351C/400M headers? As you may already know, all of our headers for the Ford 351C ...
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015 at 8:58 PM
Preventing Limefire & Jayster Collector Damage - PowerCaps
For those of you looking at our Lakes-style Limefire and Jayster outside chassis headers for your street rod, I have a tech tip for you that will save y...
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Zoomie Baffle Installation
BAFFLE INSTALLATION PROCEDURE: First, make sure you have the correct sized muffler inserts for your application. Our 1.875" inserts are for s...
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015 at 9:01 PM
Starter Clearance
Starter clearance is a unique situation for many header installations, especially when we're installing headers on a 30-70+ year old vehicle. Just imag...
Wed, 24 May, 2017 at 2:26 PM