Which headers for LS engine with rack and pinion steering?

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    daniel76309 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    This is a picture of Dynatech headers (part #115-909400) on my LS-3, and the orange bungee represents where the steering shaft would have to go from the steering column to the steering rack input shaft. The bungee is stretched over the #3 primary tube, i.e. the #3 tube is in the way. This is a new Chris Alston subframe, but I had the same problem with my Martz frame. I COULD fabricate something and run an intermediate u-joint as I did then, but I would prefer to avoid that if there are headers that will fit without modification. Anyone have any suggestions for headers?
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    Detroit Speed. I think Hooker has s set know for DSE frame and shorties should clear
     
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    daniel76309 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Thanks. I would like to go with long tube if I can.

    By looking at pictures, it looks as if Hooker, Doug's, and the newer version of Dynatech might work, but just looking for confirmation.
     
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    Here DSEs
     

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    So it looks like you have to install the steering shaft after the engine and headers are in place?
     
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    daniel76309 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Thanks for the photo. I didn't understand at first as I didn't realize that DSE even made headers. They are pricey but they look nice.
     
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    ^^ correct on the install.

    They are expensive but they are stainless , all the tubes are the same length and they have v-band clamp end. Not to mention the DSE mark-up.
     

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