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How to install a BBK Chrome Tuned Length Shorty Headers 2005-2010 Mustang

Installation Time

1 days

Tools Required
  • Jack
  • stands
  • 8mm, 13mm, & 22 mm open end wrenches
  • ratchet
  • swivel
  • extensions
  • 13 mm, & 15mm deep sockets
  • small flat screwdriver 7/8" open end.
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Installation

Installation

STEP 1

Disconnect negative battery terminal

STEP 2

Disconnect both cables from battery

STEP 3

Remove the bolt that secures the dipstick tube to the driver side cylinder head and pull the dipstick tube straight up to remove it from the engine.

STEP 4

Lift the vehicle as high as possible with jack and support with stands. Unplug all oxygen sensors.

STEP 5

Separate the cat-back system by loosening the 2 nuts on the band clamp and prying the locking tab up with a small screwdriver while sliding the clamp towards the rear of the car.

STEP 6

Unplug the coil packs and fuel injectors

STEP 7

Unbolt stock Y-pipe from collectors and remove the Y-pipe from the car.

STEP 8

Remove any o2 sensors that may be the exhaust manifolds

STEP 9

Remove the stock exhaust manifold and gasket.

STEP 10

Install the oxygen sensors into the BBK headers

STEP 11

Install BBK header and supplied gasket.

STEP 12

Insert and finger tighten the supplied collector studs

STEP 13

Re-install Y-pipe using supplied washers, lock washers and nuts at collectors.

STEP 14

Re-connect the oxygen sensors

STEP 15

Re-connect negative battery terminal

NOTE:

After driving the car for a few hours it’s always a good idea to check and re-tighten the header bolts.

This guide applies to Mustang years: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and Submodels: V6