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Old 06-27-2011, 09:29 PM   #1
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Looking to get a set of headers for my Pontiac 1997 SSEI. Looked on Ebay but could not find them for 1997. Heard about Speed daddy headers but could not find them as well. Looking to spend about $200.00 dollars. What are your recommendations?
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Thxs, Dan, When I check for compatibilitiy. It tells me that it is not compatible. Do I have to modify?
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Being a SSEi you will need to modify the trans dip stick. That'* easy, just remove it and install a W body dip stick. The only other issue might be the O2 sensor. If that'* the case you just need to have a new sensor bung installed. Might need to change your down pipe a bit. But the headers will fit on your engine.
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W body dipstick tube
O2 wiring extender harness (or extend the wires on your engine side harness)


I think the SD'* will clear on the bonneville. But haven't personally installed any on anything but a W and those guys are much tighter quarters entering the tunnel etc. So there is a modification they need to do.
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The main problem on the H body is where the power steering lines are. If the bung is on the passenger side, your fine. On the drivers side and the lines will be in the way.
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