RE: Re: RE: Who makes what (was: attn bernd. v6 headers)

From: Bernd D. Ratsch (
Date: Wed Apr 14 2004 - 21:49:19 EDT


I'm looking at the Mopar Street Catalog and they are not in there (not
in the Mopar Muscle catalog either). Which catalog are you looking at?
(There's three of them now - not a "all in one" anymore)

- Bernd

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Chad Evans
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 6:52 PM
Subject: DML: Re: RE: Who makes what (was: attn bernd. v6 headers)

Bernd they are still sold through mopar. they are in the new mopar

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bernd D. Ratsch" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 6:11 PM
Subject: DML: RE: Who makes what (was: attn bernd. v6 headers)

> Yup...Most aftermarket parts sold under the Mopar name come with a
> Mopar P/N# on them. The JR Headers don't. They weren't a hot item
> and Mopar had dropped them a long time was overstock in their
> (dusty) warehouse that prompted the sale of the left-over headers.
> As for "branding" any of our trucks...heck, most of the parts aren't
> even Dodge anyway - Taiwan, Japan, Mexico, etc.
> - Bernd
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of
> Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 3:12 PM
> To:
> Subject: DML: Who makes what (was: attn bernd. v6 headers)
> "Josh Battles" <> wrote:
> : I saw both of those posts before I made mine, and my previous
> comment still
> : stands. I understand that they were made by "JR Headers." If
> you're going
> : to say that these headers aren't Dodge headers, that they're "JR"
> headers,
> : you might as well start telling us that the alternator you bought
> from Dodge
> : isn't a Dodge alternator, that it's a Denso alternator instead.
> : The fact of the matter is that they were (are) sold over the Mopar
> parts
> : counter, and have a Dodge part number attached to them, and every
> part
> : (except maybe the MP line) sold by Dodge is made by someone else.
> The MP stuff is made by other people too. :-) (For example, I
> think Edelbrock was responsible for the aluminum Magnum cylinder
> heads, and I wouldn't be surprised if they didn't make most of the MP
> intake manifolds too.) Heck, even for new vehicles, Dodge doesn't
> really make much of anything - I guess you could consider them
> designers and assemblers. :-) AFAIK, most parts on a vehicle comes
> from outside sources. (I said "most", not "all".) ;-) I'm not sure
> about the frame and the sheet metal; I wouldn't be surprised to learn
> that Dodge does actually do their own stamping. (There is a Ford
> stamping plant near me in Buffalo, so I know they do some of their own

> stamping, at least.)
> --
> -Jon-

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