The history of Kooks Headers & Exhaust dates back to 1962 when George Kook (Papa Kook) used his gas torch to build his first set of headers for his family race car. Involved heavily in racing his talents did not go unnoticed by all the local racers. Papa Kook competed week in and week out at area drag strips. The business of building high quality race headers and exhaust systems continues till this day. For the past 50 years Kooks has concentrated its efforts in the racing world. From drag to circle track, road racing, motorcycle, and even offshore boats, Kooks Headers has helped set records and win races. Some of the biggest and most dominant names in NHRA, IHRA, NMCA, NMRA, NASCAR, SCCA, and NASA continue to run Kooks headers and win championships. Kooks humble beginnings has now grown to a full fledge manufacturing facility with the help of George Kook Jr.
Kooks Headers and Exhaust offers production applications for many late model domestic automobiles. Kook pride themselves in being the pioneers in the stainless steel header revolution and have become the innovators in the exhaust industry as a whole. Kooks designs, tests, and manufacturers it first; then other companies follow.