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Hey everybody, I'm Justin with americanmuscle.com. This is my quick breakdown of the BBK chrome one and five-eighth inch long tube headers available for your '79 and '93 manual 5 liter Foxbody. Before we get into all the specifics here with these BBK long tube headers, I want to offer a friendly reminder to subscribe to our YouTube channel if you haven't done so already for the most in depth product reviews on the web in addition to the best Mustang content.These particular long tubes from BBK do feature the one and five-eighth inch primary or tubing, all of which has been mandrel bent to help increase the flow and increase your performance. The one and five-eighth version I have here with me today is definitely going to be the most popular offering for most street cars or even cars with a pretty decent amount of power pushing nitrous or forced induction. I do want to point out that BBK does offer a one and three-quarter version of this same exact header, but unless you're gunning for big power through big cubic inches or big boost, I would stick with the one and five-eighth version here for cars making 500 horsepower or less.As you can see, these long tubes do feature that nice, bright chrome finish which will no doubt look good underneath the hood of your Foxbody. For a few bucks more, guys, you can spring for the optional ceramic coating which will make this finish slightly more durable, and it is going to help reduce under hood temp slightly. Guys, this is a great time to remind you that these long tubes will only fit your manual 5 liter Foxbody. So, if you have an automatic car or if you're just interested in different finishes or sizing options, well then you should definitely head back to the product page at americanmuscle.com if you're not there already.Getting into some of the smaller yet equally important details, BBK does include laser cut flanges with all their headers making for an OEM-like fit. They even toss in brand new hardware and exhaust manifold gaskets just to save you guys a trip to the parts store. Installing a brand new set of long tubes onto your Mustang can be a little intimidating to say the least. If you don't think you have the mechanical skills or the tools to get the job done, don't hesitate to reach out to your local shop. On the other hand, if something like this is just another day in the garage for you, well then leave yourself about a full day in the garage to get the job done. Don't hesitate to reach out to a Mustang expert if you should have any questions.Before we wrap up this overview, I do want to remind you that when you do use a set of long tubes like the BBKs here, you will need to address your midpipe because the factory midpipe will no longer work. In this case, of course, BBK recommends going with their shorty midpipe which is available on the site here in both X or H pipe configurations. Either way, if you do have any more questions about this, again, just reach out to a Mustang expert anytime. If you're looking for a set of long tube headers for your push rod 5.0 at a very fair price then you have to check out the one and five-eighth inch chrome long tube headers from BBK available here at americanmuscle.com.
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Technical Note. This BBK product is not legal for use in emission restrictive states.
Fitment: 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 Details
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April 25, 2019
Excellent packaging and mailed on time. Its very easy installation. Direct fit to my BBK H-pipe. It gives my engine an awesome looks. I would suggest to some of my friends.Helpful (0)
December 27, 2017
The product came fast and quick, just took an afternoon to install..Helpful (16)
August 02, 2017
I love these bbk long tube headers they not only made the car way louder but improved performance in satisfyed with them thanks bbk and American muscleHelpful (15)
July 31, 2017
BBK needs to step up their chrome process
I bought a set of chrome long tubes, and while at first glance they looked amazing, upon further attention, there was deep scaly rust down where the four tubes meet at the collector on them. I returned them and exchanged them for ceramic coated headers. American muscle was way more than helpful and it took no time at all to get things back in order.Helpful (17)
June 27, 2017
Bang for your buck
As a highschooler money is limited but with this and an off-road h pipe my car sounds nice. I love it but I have to retighten the bolts to the block every once in a while.Helpful (19)
September 18, 2015
I love these headers they went on easy because I put them on and then installed my motor, but it still slid in with plenty of room. And let me tell ya the sound was like tattooed angles screaming faster faster!!! I tell all my friends to get them!!!Helpful (20)
August 19, 2014
Very pleased with the purchase! Thank you American Muscle!Helpful (19)
August 15, 2014
Great performance adder
Product was a rather easy install. Between my friend and I, we got it installed in less than a couple of hours. New h-pipe as well. The power difference was noticeable for sure on the bottom end. And sound was amazing. Would definitely recommend this to anybody.Helpful (16)
November 05, 2013
longtube what they don't say
Ok these are great headers if you are prepared to 1 pull your starter to fit passenger side 2 pull the motor mounts and jack up the engine 3 driver side goes in from underneath with the car jacked up about a foot 4 the O2 sensors need extentions or cut and rewire overall 4.5 starsHelpful (20)
June 16, 2012
Bbk long tube headers
No fittment issues with my 91 with t5 trans. Unbolted steering shaft and starter and lifted the motor installed in about an hour.Helpful (20)
i want an offroad h pipe with these, is there any certain type i should look for in particular to pair these with
You would want to go with a BBK Off-Road H-pipe for use with long tube headers to use in conjunction with these headers.
Was wandering if these fit gt40p heads or which headers do
The BBK 1-5/8 in. Chrome Long Tube Headers will not fit the GT40P Heads. At this time, the only headers we offer that would work are the MAC 1-5/8 in. Ceramic Unequal Length Shorty Headers for GT-40P Heads linked below: https://www.americanmuscle.com/mac-ceramic-unequal-shorty-7993-gt40p.html
Hi, will this work with brodix st5.0 cylinder heads. Thanks.
The BBK 1-5/8 in. Chrome Long Tube Headers will fit all heads with a standard small block ford exhaust mounting flange and plug location, including the Brodix cylinder heads.
Would these fit on a 351?
The BBK 1-5/8 in. Chrome Long Tube Headers are specially designed for the 302.
Are these able to work on 95, mustangs, i know theres a separate set for them but i have a pair from a old project foxbody
The BBK 1-5/8 in. Chrome Long Tube Headers are designed for the 79-93 5.0L Mustangs. It will not work with a 1995.
The BBK 1-5/8 in. Chrome Long Tube Headers will need to be used with a matching BBK Shorty mid pipe to accommodate for the relocated header exit on the long tube headers. Every brand will have a unique design to their long tubes, so you must match brand for brand.
No, these BBK headers are designed only for the fox body 5.0l engine with a manual transmission, this would not fit on a 1999 mustang GT with an automatic
The BBK Chrome Long Tube Headers 1-5/8 in. (79-93 5.0L - Manual) will be able to work with the stock steering shaft on a 1993 GT 5.0L.
These BBK Chrome Long Tube Headers 1-5/8 in. headers should bolt up to your GT40 heads with no problem, however you may start to run into fitment issues in other places such as your spark plugs and other components.
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What's in the BoxHardware included:
|Header Type:||Long Tube||Finish :||Chrome|
|Type Mid Pipe Required:||Shorty||Fitment:||1979-1993 5.0 Manual Mustangs|
Fits 5.0L V8's Only