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MAC 1-3/4 in. Chrome Long Tube Headers (05-10 GT)

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Features & Details

  • Increases of Up to 42 RWHP
  • Long Tube Header Design
  • Free Flowing Mandrel-Bent Tubing
  • Bright Chrome Finish
  • For Use with Manual and Automatic Transmissions
  • Fits 2005-2010 GT and Bullitt Mustangs
More Horsepower And Torque. Replace those restrictive factory manifolds with a set of MAC Long Tube Headers to improve your mustangs exhaust flow and increase your Pony's horsepower and torque. Increases of up to 42 RWHP have been seen when installed with a matching MAC shorty Mid Pipe.

High Quality Construction. Constructed from 1-3/4" mandrel bent 16 Gauge Steel tubing so there are no kinks to rob you of power, these MAC Performance Long Tube Headers feature 2-1/2" True Fit Collectors that eliminate the need for gaskets which are prone to leak and blow out. These headers are then completed in a bright chrome finish for good looks and a durable long life.

Recommended Upgrade. To realize the full power potential that these Long Tube Headers have to offer, AmericanMuscle recommends a custom tune with a Mustang Handheld Tuner to reprogram the vehicles computer (ECU) for proper operation.

Application. These MAC Performance Long Tube Headers are designed to fit the 2005-2010 4.6L 3V Mustangs with either a 5 speed manual or automatic transmission, including the GT and Bullitt models.

Please Note. The MAC Performance Long Tube Headers requires the use of a MAC Shorty Mid Pipe for proper installation.

Technical Note. This MAC Performance product is not legal for use in emission restrictive states.

Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Details

What's in the Box
  • (1) Driver Side Header
  • (1) Passenger Side Header
  • (16) Header Bolts
  • (4) 7/16" Steel Studs
  • (4) 7/16" Locking Flange Nuts
Installation Info
Tech Specs
Header Specifications
Header Type: Long Tube Finish : Chrome
Type Mid Pipe Required: Shorty Fitment: 2005-2010 GT and Bullitt
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • Bullitt - 08, 09
  • GT - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10

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5/5
Awesome old school upgrade

These headers were a breeze to install. They sound great and the performance is noticeable when paired with a tuner and O/R mid pipe. Because of the style of the hearders, my saggy stock motor mounts caused ...

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5/5
MAC Long tubes!

First id like to say these long tubes were a pain to get in my 07 Shelby GT the drivers side header rubbed against the steering column for a while then got the header pipe rubbing against it adjusted. ...

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Overall Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars
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I have a lowered Stang with eibach sportline Eibach's any issues with clearance?

Dave2005gt

  • There should be no issues with clearance with that setup.

    Pat K

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Do you carry these in the ceramic coated version?

BrettW

  • Unfortunately, these are not available in the ceramic coated finish at the current time.

    KevinD92

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Whats the Weight diff vs. stock headers?

VincentM

  • Unfortunately we do not have the weight of the stock headers. However these headers will weigh 27 pounds.

    KevinD92

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How well will the chrome finish hold up? Will these headers rust out?

Magicstang

  • Well considering these are headers, if you plan on driving, really at all, with these installed, you will have to clean them on a very regular basis to keep the finish.

    JeffAM

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Hi guys, Received my headers and pro chamber all the way down in New Zealand, thank you. I had to put prothane engine mounts in to solve steering shaft rubbing. Now the NVH at around 1500 rpm is horrible, with the stiffer mounts. Please...any suggestions...different mounts? cure for vibration? Thanks

NZGTP51

  • Hello! I am glad you received your parts just fine. Unfortunately I cannot think of anything related to the headers that would cause these other noises and vibrations. I would recommend sending us an email and we can try to trouble shoot or discuss some other things that could be causing this.

    SalC7

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Do these need to be ceramic coated before installation to prevent rusting?

Leroy

  • The MAC Chrome Long Tube Headers (05-10 GT) do not need to be ceramic coated, but it is definitely a good idea to do so. The ceramic coating will help prevent rusting while also dispersing heat soak a lot better than a chrome coating can. Heat soak eats up a lot of power that the engine is producing.

    AshleyK

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Customer Reviews (20) Write a Review

Overall Rating 4.5

out of 5 stars

Installation Time:Full Day

Installation Cost:$250-$500

  • Performance Gain 4.611111 4.6
  • Fit 4.421052 4.4



  • 1/5

    March 04, 2017

    Mac long tubes problems!

    Very disappointed in the fit and finish first set the flanges were bent so badly couldn't get them to stop leaking. Second set header rested on frame and on top of lower control arm. As a result I had a terrible vibration through out the car. Thankfully AM was very helpful in resolving my problems by helping me pick a different brand header!

    EricC

    Year: 2005 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    April 27, 2016

    Awesome old school upgrade

    These headers were a breeze to install. They sound great and the performance is noticeable when paired with a tuner and O/R mid pipe. Because of the style of the hearders, my saggy stock motor mounts caused the driverside to hit the steering shaft. After some Polly motor mounts were on, there were no more clearance issues. I would suggest getting the mounts at the same time and installing them while your under there. It is easiet to install them while the stock manifolds are off and before the new long tubes are on.

    05stangr

    Year: 2005 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    April 18, 2016

    MAC Long tubes!

    First id like to say these long tubes were a pain to get in my 07 Shelby GT the drivers side header rubbed against the steering column for a while then got the header pipe rubbing against it adjusted. I defiantly got more power than expected and after I paired these with flow master super 10s its defiantly the loudest car in the county (:

    chewy

    Year: 2007 Submodel: Other

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    October 17, 2014

    CRAZY LOUD!!

    These headers are the best bang for the buck out there. And IMO they are a lot better then those expensive ones. If you are thinking about getting these for your stang, do it and you won't regret it. The sound and finish off the product is outstanding. Even though all my neighbors hate me,I would buy these headers 100x over.

    InezH06

    Year: 2006 Submodel: GT San Antonio, TX, USA

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    July 20, 2014

    LOOK's , sounds & feel........

    In a nut shell, overall a very strong 4.5 out of 5. Fit's directly with no struggle . They look sexy , yet strong . The sound...." awsome" .... Great rough , raw sound... Starts deep and smooth , as you open up the throttle , you can hear that rough raw tone, almost angry, very aggressive. I have these bad boy's running straight through to a Bassanni X pipe and Bassanni axle back system. Sounds very distinct ,original , haven't herd a Pony with this sound yet . I guess it's the exhaust combo I have on my 06 GT . Very happy , & strongly recommend !!!!

    jorgecen

    Year: 2006 Submodel: GT Brooklyn, NY, USA

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: $100-$250

    July 20, 2014

    Mac Longtubes

    They look good under the hood... they are one of the few brands with the 1 7/8 primaries ... good bang for the buck ... i had some 255 wide rear tires couldn't hold traction in 1st 2nd and hard chirp in the 3rd... got 275s now much better.. great quality to me.. little bit of a tight fit by driver side steering components.... but all in all good buy!!

    1withabullitt

    Year: 2008 Submodel: Bullitt Tulsa, OK, USA

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: $250-$500

    July 18, 2014

    Amazing sound and performance!

    I had a shop install these headers and it took them two days but as soon as I turned the car on I could immediately hear tand feel an amazing improvement, my cars amazingly louder and pulls a lot more than before. Great product

    O8Stang

    Year: 2008 Submodel: GT Fort Worth, TX, USA

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    August 15, 2013

    LOUD!!!

    Do not plan on sneaking around with these headers installed. Great performance gains, you can easily feel the improvement after bolting on.

    08S19746LV8

    Year: 2008 Submodel: GT Columbia, SC, USA

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    November 02, 2011

    easy install

    excellent fit and maybe I am a little old school but I really like the chrome finish, removing the motor mounts make the install a breeze,

    Nick36

    Year: 2008 Submodel: GT Lawton, OK

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    March 23, 2012

    Badass headers...not disappointed at all

    these headers made my car feel so good.....I took out my cats during the installation, my car is the loudest car at my school now, and you can definitely feel the difference in horse power

    stang03

    Year: 2006 Submodel: GT

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    May 03, 2012

    A great buy for the blue collar guys..

    Really love the deep sound it added to my exhaust, more bass less crackling of the mufflers. I picked up half a second in the 1/4 mile so the power added has proven itself. I was told by a local pro to reuse the factory gaskets....don't. Had a leak so I bought great quality gaskets and eliminated that issue quickly.

    KirkyMo44

    Year: 2007 Submodel: GT Leeds, AL, USA

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    March 14, 2012

    Great Product

    Great product. The price was great, and i had a shop install this for me. I also had the rest of the exhaust custom made, and i have pype bomb axel backs on it as well. It sounds great. I def. feel the difference with the headers installed. The stock manifolds were so restrictive. Gave the car a nice deep tone, and a muscle car roar. I love American Muscle. As a side point, don't forget to order o2 sensor extenders from AM also...you will need these to connect the o2 sensors to the headers. The stock wires are not long enough. I forgot to order them, but had AM ship them next day for me, and i got them installed and the car is running perfect. I recommend this product.

    silvspeed

    Year: 2008 Submodel: GT Shirley, NY

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    April 19, 2013

    Sounds angry!

    I will start by saying that this isn't something you want to do yourself if you don't have a garage full of tools and a lift. Luckily I had all that and it still took 7 hours. Real tight fit and I had to do a pretty good tear down of the undercarriage to fit them up, but when the job was done all I could do was grin. These headers paired with the prochamber are unbeatable. Sounds aggressive and gives you a very noticeable torque gain. Second gear just got more fun. Would definitely recommend.

    Marcello

    Year: 2007 Submodel: GT Kansas City, MO, USA

    Helpful (2)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    December 09, 2012

    My headers

    Awesome headers, everyone loves them, I can now feel my car breath like a beast.

    David33

    Year: 2007 Submodel: GT Mercedes, TX, USA

    Helpful (2)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    November 10, 2012

    Seems like a new car

    These headers have transformed my car it feels like its in a another category and another level, really opened up my car

    Headsmash

    Year: 2005 Submodel: GT Alabama, USA

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    May 31, 2015

    good for the price

    good deal compared to all the stainless $1000. ones. easy install if you take the motor mount brackets out, only problem was it jambed into the steering shaft, had to dent the header slightly and shim the motor mount a bit, then it was all good, noticed a little power increase. I would of bought kooks if I had the cash, but these are worth the $$$

    ken

    Year: 2007 Submodel: GT lynn ma

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: $250-$500

    May 06, 2014

    Mac lives true to the rumors.

    These long tubes (off road) from Mac added about 35 RWHP after the dyno tune on my '10 GT. Previous modifications were; Roush CAI, Ford Racing intake manifold, Ford Racing 62mm throttle body, Ford Racing ported cylinder heads, Ford Racing hot rod camshafts, and Steeda under drive pulleys. Aside from the power gain, these long tubes sound low and throaty. I have the Mac pro chamber off road midpipe and couldn't be happier! I get a lot of compliments and questions on the exhaust set up. The shop owner even had a big grin on his face when he started it up for me when I was picking it up. The only slight negative I have so far is that the driver side header rubs slightly on the steering shaft when making hard right turns. It's not bad, just noticeable through a small vibration in the steering wheel. I think it's more of an issue in space rather than a design flaw. I've heard of MUCH more expensive brands doing the same thing on these cars. I guess something you have to live with if you want this modification. All in all, I'm in love with my car all over again. I wouldn't have done anything differently with it if given the option!

    Brian811

    Year: 2010 Submodel: GT Copperas Cove, TX, USA

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  • 2/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    December 22, 2012

    Not worth it.

    The fitment was okay,and the quality was what I expected for the price. Not bad but definitely not the best. Sound wise it's just not there. I was looking for a deep low tone so I coupled these headers with the Prochamber and Mac a/b. I have no complaints from the mid pipe back! These headers give off a tin can sound that is worth avoiding them all together. Performance gains are moderate at best, and after this trail and error I just can't see why somebody wouldn't just save up a little more scratch and go with a stainless or ceramic coated header! AM was Awesome as always! I'll be back to perfect my setup.

    Rearwheelheaven05

    Year: 2005 Submodel: GT Houston, tx

    Helpful (1)

    • Response from AmericanMuscle

      Installing these Long Tubes and the mid-pipe, you definitely should be feeling the performance gains. We highly recommend getting a custom tune so that you can feel the full potential of these headers. If you have any questions about tunes, please give our Bama Specialists a call!

      Lisa , Customer Care

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    June 30, 2017

    Headers

    Really great headers but came in contact with the steering linkage so a minor bent was needed

    Mg

    Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    June 07, 2017

    Way loud

    Like the other reviews say, almost all headers will improve on performance and exhaust note. The prochamber, for was a bit too quiet, so I used my old Xpipe and had to customize it to get a perfect fit. Now it ridiculous loud. But only when you get on it. Way better sound at idle too.

    MannyCs197

    Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

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