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Old 06-30-2018, 07:04 AM   #1
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Default Long tube headers for vg33 heads

Does anybody know of any long tube headers that fit vg33 heads that aren't expensive
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Old 06-30-2018, 11:15 AM   #2
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I have a set of Doug Thorley's. Pacesetter might make some too. They are for 4wd trucks since Nissan never put a vg33 in a proper 2wd, only the desert runner which ran a 4wd frame.
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Old 06-30-2018, 01:50 PM   #3
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The same headers used on the VG30 fit.
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Pacesetter makes 2 sets of V6 headers for our trucks (4 if you count black vs ceramic chrome, but the chrome has been discontinued). One for V6 automatic 4x4 and one for V6 manual 4x4.

They never considered us V6 2x4 guys. Not at all. Bastards.

90-95 NISSAN HARDBODY, PATHFINDER, 5 SPD PACESETTER HEADERS
PART # 70-1198

90-95 NISSAN HARDBODY, PATHFINDER, AUTO PACESETTER HEADERS
PART # 70-1197

Links go to Pacesetter, but you can look up the part numbers on Google to find other sellers. I got a great deal on mine on Amazon from a seller who was unloading his stock. It's gone now, but you can always look for a sale going on.

From personal experience, I can tell you the V6 manual 4x4 versions will bump against the torsion bars, and you will not be able to use the crossover Y-pipe. A muffler shop can make minor cuts in the headers to bend the collector over so that it doesn't sit against the torsion bars, and they just fab up a new crossover pipe to fit.

I'd be interested to know how a V6 automatic 4x4 version would fit in my truck, but I wasn't curious enough to buy another set and try them out.
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I'm willing to bet the automatic variant is just a different Y pipe.
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Pacesetter makes 2 sets of V6 headers for our trucks (4 if you count black vs ceramic chrome, but the chrome has been discontinued). One for V6 automatic 4x4 and one for V6 manual 4x4.

They never considered us V6 2x4 guys. Not at all. Bastards.

90-95 NISSAN HARDBODY, PATHFINDER, 5 SPD PACESETTER HEADERS
PART # 70-1198

90-95 NISSAN HARDBODY, PATHFINDER, AUTO PACESETTER HEADERS
PART # 70-1197

Links go to Pacesetter, but you can look up the part numbers on Google to find other sellers. I got a great deal on mine on Amazon from a seller who was unloading his stock. It's gone now, but you can always look for a sale going on.

From personal experience, I can tell you the V6 manual 4x4 versions will bump against the torsion bars, and you will not be able to use the crossover Y-pipe. A muffler shop can make minor cuts in the headers to bend the collector over so that it doesn't sit against the torsion bars, and they just fab up a new crossover pipe to fit.

I'd be interested to know how a V6 automatic 4x4 version would fit in my truck, but I wasn't curious enough to buy another set and try them out.
I have heads from an Xterra. Not a Pathfinder or hardbody. I was figured it out
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I have heads from an Xterra. Not a Pathfinder or hardbody. I was figured it out
So do I
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My motor is JDM Pathfinder. My pacesetter headers bolted right up. I did have to change the exhaust stud pattern on one port which was stupid easy as there are 4 threaded holes.


The motor it's self is the same in the X, frontier and the pathy. The difference is the accessory locations.
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