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Technical Exhaust for fenton headers

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  1. RUSS BUCKLIN
    Joined: Sep 18, 2017
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    RUSS BUCKLIN
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    from Seattle

    Hi All,

    Putting Fenton headers on my 54 235 going into a 50 Fleetline. Where is the best place to go for the pipes/system to bolt up? Chevs of the 40's does not sell the pipes to go with the headers.

    Thanks!
     
  2. belair
    Joined: Jul 10, 2006
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    belair
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    I went to a local muffler shop.
     
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  3. I would just modify the stock pipes, unless you are going dual. That might be a job for the muffler shop.
     
  4. A box of bends and a welder is what I ended up doing?
     
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  5. el Scotto
    Joined: Mar 3, 2004
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    el Scotto
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    Sometimes I wonder how people built cars before the Internet existed :rolleyes:
     
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  6. I built my own.

    Steering gear w- column.jpg
     
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  7. mgtstumpy
    Joined: Jul 20, 2006
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    I had a muffler shop do them for both sides for my SBC as well as the rest of the system, similar set up to that with vertical outlets not canted. 20150628_160800.jpg
     
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  8. Bullet Bird
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    Dan Fast in Bellevue or Lynnwood will whip you up a custom setup of your choosing. They have had good prices in the past, betting those prices have gone up lately as with everything else.
    https://danfastmufflerandbrake.com/

    If you're in Seattle, Muffler Shoppe is awesome. This guy is 2nd generation small shop owner who took over from his old man. He'll custom build you whatever you like and has some ideas/experience to help you get the sound you're looking for.

    https://www.yelp.com/biz_photos/the-muffler-shoppe-seattle
     
  9. Bullet Bird
    Joined: Mar 20, 2017
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    Muffler Shoppe did a custom divorced pipe setup with glass packs, mandrel bends and hidden pipes ending pointing at a specific angle downward before the rear bumper so it wouldn't scrape on anything and also give maximum volume.

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  10. jimmy six
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
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    Those are smaller 2 bolt flanges u can get them at any exhaust parts supplier and a mufflers shop. I’ve bought u and j bends from Speedway in different diameters and lengths of straight exhaust pipe and mufflers. Big project for a lot of guy without good welding skills. I torch mine. You really need a lift and the front clip off to make it easier. The last one my son and I flat towed the car to a muffler shop. 9743209E-F2B3-4AAD-A85A-C425F6435A8F.jpeg C6153DDA-6571-4E24-9EF2-D6B2B4E82F1F.jpeg
     
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