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Bassani's Header and Aft-Cat System Add...
More Power and Torque for Corvette C5s
The new Bassani 421-series header and Aft-Cat system net 30 more HP and35 lb-ft more torque than a stock C5 system
Photography by Cam Benty
September 16, 2004
The over-rearend tubing is next. Bassani designed a uniquerear hanger that helps position the tubing away from suspension piecesutilizing the rear antisway-bar mount.
14 The over-rearend tubing is next. Bassani designed a uniquerear hanger that helps posit
The exhaust-tip system is mounted to the back of theover-rearend tubing in this position. Note the unique rear tip covers.High-quality, 360-degree pressure clamps are used to hold the tubingtight.
15 The exhaust-tip system is mounted to the back of theover-rearend tubing in this positi
With the system in position, it's time to go back and tightenall bolts and reposition for final tubing placement. We use a 1/4-inchdrive socket on the header bolts to avoid overtorquing the aluminumcylinder head/header threads.
16 With the system in position, it's time to go back and tightenall bolts and reposition
The EGR system bolts to the Bassani headers in the stocklocation.
Engine accessories such as the alternator fit in the originalplacements.
This tool from Snap-on makes reinstallation of the serpentineaccessory drive belt a snap.
19 This tool from Snap-on makes reinstallation of the serpentineaccessory drive belt a sn
Don't forget to reinstall the oil-filler tube and dipstick.
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