U20 2000 Performance Solex Header Special Run 18 Left

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U20 2000 Performance Solex Header Special Run 18 Left

Post by Datsunparts.comInc » Fri May 10, 2019 11:05 am

Ken Kawabata's, Rebello built 2000, makes 214 BHP at the flywheel with 180 ft lbs of torque using our limited and special run header specifically built for Dave & Ken. Now we know it wasn't all header, but having the best and only 1 5/8" diameter tubes couldn't hurt!
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Re: U20 2000 Performance Solex Header Special Run 18 Left

Post by sfdaugherty » Mon May 13, 2019 10:48 am

I have this header on my Solex car and the quality of the build is excellent (not a surprise from Dean). It's nice that I can buy an affordable 1-5/8" header.

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Re: U20 2000 Performance Solex Header Special Run 18 Left

Post by Datsunparts.comInc » Fri May 17, 2019 10:37 am

Glad you are satisfied. Just received documentation from another SVRA racer who used our Manley over-sized valve set with this header and his dyno numbers went up significantly. I've added his comments to the listing for review.

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Re: U20 2000 Performance Solex Header Special Run 18 Left

Post by mtresillian » Fri May 24, 2019 4:56 am

These are not the best or the only 1 5/8" header available. Big claims.

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Re: U20 2000 Performance Solex Header Special Run 18 Left

Post by MrGuts » Fri May 24, 2019 8:59 am

mtresillian wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 4:56 am
These are not the best or the only 1 5/8" header available. Big claims.
Dude, let it go, its exhausting
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Re: U20 2000 Performance Solex Header Special Run 18 Left

Post by spl310 » Fri May 24, 2019 9:39 am

Perhaps these are the only ones in 1 5/8" that are readily available in the us market. The pipes from down under are cool, but are they worth the total cost, time and aggravation unless you are racing and can't find the BRE style here? Each owner will have to make that decision.
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Re: U20 2000 Performance Solex Header Special Run 18 Left

Post by mtresillian » Sat May 25, 2019 6:01 am

MrGuts wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 8:59 am
mtresillian wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 4:56 am
These are not the best or the only 1 5/8" header available. Big claims.
Dude, let it go, its exhausting
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Re: U20 2000 Performance Solex Header Special Run 18 Left

Post by mtresillian » Sat May 25, 2019 6:05 am

spl310 wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 9:39 am
Perhaps these are the only ones in 1 5/8" that are readily available in the us market. The pipes from down under are cool, but are they worth the total cost, time and aggravation unless you are racing and can't find the BRE style here? Each owner will have to make that decision.
Cost, time and aggravation?
The Aus headers save time and have no aggravation as the pipes are designed such that all manifold nuts are easily accessible with a 12mm socket even with carbs on.

If you consider the cost vs HP gained (Over the $449 headers which were the comparison header): pretty cheap ponies. Thing is if you haven't tried the long pipes you have no idea how much a difference they make.

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Re: U20 2000 Performance Solex Header Special Run 18 Left

Post by Pjackb » Sat May 25, 2019 7:25 am

Micheal,
What I think what Sid is referring to when talking about time, cost and aggravation has nothing to do with the product itself but rather the process of getting them into the states.

The cost of the header itself is only the beginning these are custom made so there will be a wait time and then you have to then deal with shipping from another continent which takes time and is expensive, once it arrives you will need to pay taxes and duties which can increase the price tremendously. (Especially with the new import taxes on steel )

I get it that they are transformative as you say and some owners like Greg will want them but some folks will compare that total cost and wait time and say I can get Dean’s in a few days and not deal with all of that while still getting a pretty good header