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Chevy C6 Corvette Z06 ZR1 Long Tube Header 1 7/8″ FCOR-0445


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Chevy C6 Corvette Z06 ZR1 Long Tube Header 1 7/8″ FCOR-0445

The header design incorporates the correct firing sequence which pairs exhaust ports together for more efficient exhaust scavenging. Dyna testing, utilizing technology previously found in racing applications has shown an increase of horsepower and torque throughout the entire RPM range. The 1.75″ tube flows seamlessly to a 3”, 4-into-1 collector.

  • Mandrel bent from the highest-grade T-304 stainless steel.
  • Designed, tested, and manufactured to the finest hand-made integrity found in any exhaust system.
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Lifetime Warranty

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The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act makes it illegal for companies to void your warranty or deny coverage under the warranty simply because you used an aftermarket part. READ MORE…

product image WARNING: This product in the physical form it is sold does not present a hazard. However, operations including, but not limited to welding, brazing, or thermal cutting can expose you to chemicals including Chromium, Nickel, Cobalt, Arsenic, Cadmium and Lead which are known to the State Of California to cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

Download PDF here… FCOR0445 Layout1

Installation of Billy Boat’s high-performance stainless steel headers for the Corvette C6-Z06 is simple and straightforward. These headers do not require any cutting, welding, fabrication or other modifications to install. A professional can install the Billy Boat Exhaust headers using regular hand tools in 3-hours time. It is recommended a shop manual be referred to for removal and installation specifications.   Below are some tips to help you through the installation. If you require further assistance, please call our toll-free tech line at 888-228-7435. REMOVAL OF THE FACTORY EXHAUST MANIFOLDS

  • Disconnect the battery negative terminal.
  • Remove each spark plug wires and spark plugs and set aside.
  • Unbolt oil dipstick tube from passenger side of motor, remove and set aside.
  • Remove the O2 sensors from each exhaust manifold.
  • Unbolt the 2-bolt exhaust flange at the center pipe. Loosen the clamps at the mufflers and remove the center section.
  • Unbolt the exhaust manifold from the cylinder head and carefully remove the manifold from the underside of the vehicle.


  • Apply anti-seize to all threaded components such as O2 sensors, spark plugs, bolts, etc
  • Important !!! Wrap hydraulic clutch line with supplied heat shielding and tie wire and tie away from driver side header before installing header.
  • Install headers from bottom of vehicle using the factory hardware and supplied primary gasket, bolt the header to the cylinder head to the factory recommended torque rating. Tighten the bolts from the center of the flange to the outside. Reinstall the oil dipstick also at this time.
  • Reinstall the center section and supplied donut gasket at the 2-bolt flange connection (collector) and tighten using the supplied hardware. Tighten the supplied hardware to 35 ft-lbs.
  • Install the upper factory O2 sensor to the front O2 sensor hole in the headers. Connect the supplied O2 sensor extension wire to the existing upper O2 sensor wire and sensor.
  • Install the lower factory O2 sensor to the rear O2 sensor hole in the headers.
  • Install the spark plugs to the factory specified torque rating.
  • Fasten all coil packs and spark plug wires being sure the firing order is correct (refer to the service manual).
  • Reconnect the battery.


  • Prior to installation of the cosmetic plastic, double check all of your work, making sure everything is tight and in it’s place.
  • Start the engine and carefully listen for any exhaust leaks. If a leak is detected be sure the hardware is tightened evenly across the flange and that the gasket is properly seated.
  • Drive the car spiritedly and listen for any rattles or leaks. Let it cool down and install cosmetic plastic.
  • After 500 miles are logged re-torque all of your work.

Billy Boat Exhaust Safety, Installation and Liability Statements

SAFETY: Appropriate disassembly, assembly methods and procedures are essential to ensure the personal safety of the individual performing the kit installation. Improper installation due to the failure to correctly follow these instructions could cause personal injury or death. Read each step of the installation manual carefully before starting the installation.

  • Always wear safety glasses for eye protection.
  • Place the ignition switch in the OFF position.
  • Always apply the parking brake when working on the vehicle.
  • Block the front and rear tire surfaces to prevent unexpected vehicle movement.
  • Operate the engine only in well-ventilated areas to avoid exposure to carbon monoxide.
  • Do not smoke or use flammable items near or around the fuel system.
  • Use chemicals and cleaners only in well-ventilated areas.
  • Batteries can produce explosive hydrogen gas which can cause personal injury. Do not allow flames, sparks or flammable sources to come near the battery.
  • Keep hands and any other objects away from the radiator fan blades.
  • Keep yourself and your clothing away from moving parts when the engine is running.
  • Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry that can be caught in rotating or moving parts.

VEHICLE SUPPORT WARNING: Should the purchaser decide to install this exhaust product at home, be warned that car or light duty truck/van “bumper” jacks are intended for emergency use only. The use of frame contact jack stands in conjunction with a floor jack as main support is highly recommended to minimize accidental dropping of a vehicle while the installation proceeds. We recommend the use of a shop hoist if possible. Please use caution!

GENERAL STATEMENT OF LIABILITY: While we provide information for do-it-yourself installation of exhaust systems and related items, these operations are not without risk. Injury may occur during an installation or exhaust systems and their components may be damaged in the process. We are not responsible or liable for damages that may be sustained to persons or property during an installation. For this reason, we recommend professional installation as the best option when at all possible. While care has been taken in the preparation of the information contained in this web site, Billy Boat Exhaust and BillyBoatExhaust.com does not and cannot guarantee its accuracy. Anyone accessing this information does so at their own risk. It will be assumed that access indemnifies Billy Boat Exhaust and BillyBoatExhaust.com from any and all injury or damage arising from such use.

LOCAL LAWS & LIMITATION OF LIABILITY/DISCLAIMERS: Local Laws & Limitation of Liability/Disclaimers: The regulation of emissions production, noise levels and safety standards is undertaken by the federal government, each of the fifty state legislatures, and by many local municipalities, towns and counties. The manufacturer makes no warranties of merchantability, of fitness for a particular purpose, or that its products are approved for general use, or that its products comply with laws, regulations or ordinances in the states where they may be sold to the ultimate purchaser, the consumer. The entire risk as to the conformity of this product in any such state and as to repair, should the product prove to be defective or non-conforming, is on the retail purchaser, the buyer, the ultimate consumer of such product and it is not upon the seller, distributor, or manufacturer. In this connection, retail purchaser, the buyer, the ultimate consumer assumes the burden of the entire cost of any and all necessary service, alterations, and or repair. The foregoing statement limits the liability of the manufacturer.

If you have any questions please feel free to give us a call. Our direct line to the sales departments is 1-888-228-7435, ext 18. We are in Phoenix, AZ and can be reached 8am-5pm. Should you have questions that images would help explain, please email Mike at mike@bbexhaust.com.

*Please note, we do not follow daylight savings time if you are contacting us outside of Arizona.

We try to put as much information as possible within our product pages to help with application choice and the installation process. The business you purchased our product from can be a wealth of information, but should you need additional help and information, please feel free to call or our sales department.

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