Yeah i also thought about them, but they only have them in 2'' at summit, and i have 2 1/4'' duals...Also i have heard a downfalll with the mechanical cut outs...people seem to have a constant slight exhaust leak because of the little flap not shutting all the way. I have talked to 2 guys with old 30 something chevy coupes...Electric in my book would be the way to go but like you guys said the price is killer
A friend of mine has a set of the electric cut outs, that he uses for track purposes, on his lt1 camaro and they work and sound really good. My dad ran the cable operated cut outs on a 68 mustang he had a long time ago and they worked for a while, then they rusted/carboned up and wouldn't open anymore plus they leaked a little when closed. I guess it's just another one of those you get what you pay for deals.
IMO if you want a cheap and effective cut out you oughta think about block off plates with wingnuts. You do have to get out to remove them but they work well.
So I'm posting here because, well, most of the recommended headers you guys have listed here for 5.0 Birds are obsolete or no longer produced. I'm halfway through gathering parts for my GT40 build and the only roadblock I'm hitting is this.
i just had my t bird dropped off at my house...looks nice just needs to be washed and waxed.
i was wondering..if i cut off the mufflers out back how much pipe or how long of a tip would i need to fit in place of them and what is the diameter of the stock pipes?
Well, it took some work and a bit of BFH but they are in. I don't recommend this install for the faint of heart.
Before the pics, here is the run down so far. I had to use a BFH to "clearance" the floor pan on both sides of the tranny tunnel. The engine also has to be raised about 1/2" on...
Now that I got the correct cat forward exhaust assembly for the car, I have some options on the cat back exhaust. I have the option to replace the cat back exhaust and mufflers. The rear tube of the assembly below is just a reducer and has no muffler capabilities. As I learned with the two...
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