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Author Topic: 1974 Ford Pinto Ranger Header Swap  (Read 1283 times)

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1974 Ford Pinto Ranger Header Swap
« on: January 14, 2017, 07:23:58 AM »
I'm about to go to the junkyard to pull a 92-93 Ranger header. Will it be a direct bolt on for my 1974 Ford Pinto or will it take some modification?

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Re: 1974 Ford Pinto Ranger Header Swap
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2017, 08:43:56 AM »
YES! No mod needed.
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Re: 1974 Ford Pinto Ranger Header Swap
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2017, 08:46:17 AM »
YES! No mod needed.

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Re: 1974 Ford Pinto Ranger Header Swap
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2017, 08:51:12 AM »
Make sure you get all the hardware/bolts/exhaust pipe/etc/etc.
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Re: 1974 Ford Pinto Ranger Header Swap
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2017, 06:39:04 AM »
I had to plug the small holes in the head just below the ports on my '74.  The header did not cover them completely.  I also made a cap to put on the egr port to block it off (on the ranger header).  The Pinto exhaust pipe flange "collar" even fit the ranger header. 
http://www.fordpinto.com/general-help/ranger-header-on-74-2-3/msg163977/#msg163977