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Sanderson QP1000 Cast Series Small Block Chevy Header Set

$449.00$599.00

The Sanderson QP1000 is a cast iron performance header set for small block Chevrolet engines installed in a variety of classic and street rod applications.

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 The Sanderson QP1000 cast iron “Quiet Performer” header overcomes limitations of tube-style headers in both fit and in its ability to produce gains in both low end torque and high end horsepower. The QP1000 provides excellent steering clearance, even for Tri-5 (1955-57) cars using the Saginaw 605 steering gear.

Sanderson’s Cast Series header incorporates individual runners to separate exhaust pulses, with cast anti-reversion baffling to prevent spent gasses from being drawn back into the cylinder during valve timing overlap (when both intake and exhaust valves are open). Scavenging of the cylinders is significantly improved through D-Shaped technology, first used by GM on their HO (High Output) cylinder heads. The result is exhaust headers that create more torque and power at every RPM range.

Other Benefits:

Because the QP1000 is more compact than tubular headers, they provide more clearance for steering, accessories, and other chassis and engine components. They weigh less than factory exhaust, and they look a whole lot better! This is Sanderson’s most popular header for small block 55-57 Chevy applications!

The QP1000 fits standard pattern, standard port location cylinder heads, and some GM angle plug heads.

NOTE: Does NOT fit Vortec-style cylinder heads (Please review 

Comes with all hardware necessary for installation.

Fits 1968-Up Nova, 1967-69 Camaro/Firebird, Corvette, Tri-Five, and many other applications!

SPECIFICATIONS:

Engine : Small Block Chevy 265-400
Primary Tube Diameter : 1½”
Collector Diameter : 2½”
Weight : 23 LBS / 10.43 KGS

FEATURES:

  • D-Port Design with Cast-In Anti-Reversion Baffling
  • Premium Casting Materials
  • Thick Flange Area for Optimum Sealing
  • Tightest Fitting Header Available Anywhere!
  • Made in the USA

INCLUDES:

  • Header Bolt Set
  • Collector Reducer Set


OPTIONS:

Sanderson’s Ceramic Coating is recommended for every vehicle application and is the default finish selection choice above. To meet high standards of quality, Sanderson applies a multi-layer inside and outside aluminized ceramic coating in-house and then polishes the coating to a high luster. This aerospace and military-grade technology adds excellent protection to your headers, while offering the benefit of thermal control in your engine bay. It also improves cylinder scavenging of exhaust gases, and increases the longevity of your header investment.

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Dimensions

DIMENSIONS:

When sitting in driver’s seat and engine in front of you, the LEFT header would be the Driver’s Side on LH drive vehicles; coincidentally, means the RIGHT header is on the passenger side. See the detail image above left that describes engine sides.

 NOTE: Image graphic is generic and not exact representation of product. 

Tube Size 1½”
Collector Size 2½”
  LEFT RIGHT
DIM A 3″ 3″
DIM B 6″ 6″
Weight (Lbs / Kg) 23 / 10.43
Sanderson shorty header dimension graphic

 

Vortec-Style Heads

NOTE: This issue concerns STRAIGHT PLUG Vortec-style cylinder heads

Vortec style (and this includes non-GM aftermarket) cylinder heads use a different spark plug spacing on the center two spark plugs. Many exhaust headers will require specific dimpling to ensure adequate spark plug clearance when used with the Vortec-style heads.

If unsure, please measure the center-to-center distance between the center pair of spark plugs on your heads. The standard distance is 4.5″ (11.43 cm) versus 4.0″ (10.16 cm) on the Vortec heads. See image below:

What is a D-Port?

We often see confusion in what is considered a D-Port cylinder head. The problem originates in the technical understanding of what constitutes a true D-PORT versus a D-shape. The D-Port roof extends well above the centerline of the exhaust port, whereas the D-shaped port fits nicely inside what is deemed a standard port dimension.

 

Warranty

Sanderson 5-Yr Header WarrantyLimited 5 Year General Warranty

Sanderson Street Rod Headers strives to supply our customers with the highest quality parts and service available in the street rod industry. In keeping with this, we warrant and will repair or replace, at our option after inspection in our facility, any of our products which are found by us to have failed due to defects in either material or workmanship.  This warranty is activated by the return of the Warranty Card enclosed with every pair of headers, and is effective for FIVE YEARS * from the date of purchase as indicated on the original invoice.

This Warranty does not cover products that fail due to improper motor tuning, alteration, disassembly, or damage caused by racing, misuse, neglect, abuse, improper installation and/or accident, or when used on applications for which they were not designed or approved. We are specifically not responsible for the costs of removal, installation, transportation, destruction of other components, inconvenience, loss of time, or other personal damages, or for any other associated costs including the application of aftermarket coatings applied by others. Sanderson Street Rod headers shall not be liable for any and all consequential damages occasioned by the breach of any written or implied warranty pertaining to this sale in excess of the purchase price of the product(s) as found on the original invoice.

WRAPPING HEADERS WITH THERMAL TAPE VOIDS WARRANTY.

* Extremely compact header designs which locate the collector in close proximity to the exhaust ports are very sensitive to engine tuning. Improper air/fuel mix or timing of ignition and/or valvetrain can cause early failure due to excessive heat. For this reason, part numbers CC2 and CC3 are offered with a two-year Warranty period only. All other Warranty conditions apply.

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