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Old 12-05-2018, 12:48 AM
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Default What To Do With Old Side Pipes?

After a search of the archives I didn't find anything on this is. What might folks here suggest I do with my old side pipes?




I replaced them from my '66, L79 equipped coupe several years ago. They were much too loud for my liking so I replaced them with a quieter set from Allen's.



Only thing wrong with them that I can tell is they are too loud for me. Do they have any value? If not I would be only too happy to gift them to someone if they wanted them, but I can't imagine they would be worth the cost to ship.



Is the general consensus here to just scrap them out? Thank you in advance for your advice.

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I am looking for a set, I'm sure they have a value, but I'm not sure what that is, but others could chime in? I was going to buy the GNM full length 2 1/2" side pipes in all stainless steel, but PM me to seen if we can make a deal. I had just put my undercar exhaust out to the curb yesterday. Is this for 2 1/2" manifolds?

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Why don't the two of you meet in Ft. Wayne, have lunch. swap some automobile tales and transfer the pipes.

Years ago when I got my '61 it had a '59-'60 soft top frame. An advertisement in Driveline showed a fellow near Boston who had a '61 frame and was looking for the earlier version. Along with my frame I took the Orient Point ferry to New London, Connecticut, where I met the man with the '61 frame in the ferry parking lot. We shook hands, exchanged frames and I was back on the same ferry for the return trip to Long Island.

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Sand blast them and coat with a dull aluminum paint. Hang them on the garage wall!
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id bet you could get ''GREYHOUND BUS'' to ship those
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Maybe you can sell them to some guy that wants low budget 'stacks" on his pickup truck. I have seen several trucks with those.

Craigslist.

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I have a set of Allens on my 502... They are loud as the Sweet Thunders Standard. I didn't like the ST's they were to snappy .the Allens are much more evenly toned. I sold my ST to a bud of mine who likes that rapped sound.

I'm sure if you put them on the CF classified someone will jump at them. Just clean them up and your good to go. A little brushing and some HT Exhaust paint will make then sellable. I got $250.00 for mine..Good luck...

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I've sent a couple of PM's to those who requested them.

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Originally Posted by Rob_64-365 View Post
........... Is this for 2 1/2" manifolds?
Sorry it took so long to get back to you Rob.




To the outside of the flange measures 2 1/4".

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No problem Thomas, looks like these sidepipes are for a 2" manifolds, & I have 2 1/2" manifolds so these will not work for me, but that is ok. At least you got an idea of the value on them. I would put them in the classifieds and see what happens. Thanks for getting back to me. -Rob
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I May be wrong but the side pipe itself looks to be 2-1/2 inches, its the down pipe from the manifold that's 2-1/4
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As I look back now (it's been a few years ) these are the pipes that came off my '66 convertible...






...which is a base engine, 300 h/p, so that's why they aren't 2 1/2". Boy, growing old is not for the faint of heart! Sorry for the mix-up.

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I like loud pipes, I currently have a full chambered under car exhaust that's pretty rowdy, I would be interested in these but I have no idea what the shipping would be to New York.
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OP, after I bought my 67 with OEM side pipes I removed then and sold them on eBay a few years ago. Same with the report bolton wheels.
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Originally Posted by BB767 View Post
As I look back now (it's been a few years ) these are the pipes that came off my '66 convertible...






...which is a base engine, 300 h/p, so that's why they aren't 2 1/2". Boy, growing old is not for the faint of heart! Sorry for the mix-up.

Thomas
If Iím not mistaken all 327ís for 65 up except for cars with automatic trans had 2 1/2 inch manifolds.
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Originally Posted by 68hemi View Post


If Iím not mistaken all 327ís for 65 up except for cars with automatic trans had 2 1/2 inch manifolds.

If you read this in time, change your post before somebody says something.

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I dont think shipping would be too bad, I shipped a set of steel sb heads for under $100 from the east coast, just boxing them up that is a pain.

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Originally Posted by MikeM View Post
If you read this in time, change your post before somebody says something.

What are you talking about Mike?
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Originally Posted by MikeM View Post
If you read this in time, change your post before somebody says something.

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If Iím not mistaken all 327ís for 65 up except for cars with automatic trans had 2 1/2 inch manifolds.
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What are you talking about Mike?

All SB's in '66/'67 used 2" pipes/manifolds.

Now if you'e talking pipe size several inches down from the manifold....................
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Originally Posted by MikeM View Post
All SB's in '66/'67 used 2" pipes/manifolds.

Now if you'e talking pipe size several inches down from the manifold....................
Well. my 1965 300 h.p. car has the original 2 1/2" exhaust manifolds on it and I thought that continued through 1967. Why would they go backwards on something like this in the height of the performance years?
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