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Thread: Advice on removing AC to remove exhaust manifold

  1. #16
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    I made my full 3" SS exhaust so I know how ya feel.

    It's hard work!

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    A little more progress. Got rained out on Sunday and I won't use the saws in the garage. Too much mess.20201109_181224.jpg20201109_181504.jpg20201109_181601.jpg
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    Well this is going to be fun to weld out.
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    If you’re in control, you’re not going fast enough. – Parnelli Jones

    If your wife's having a good time and you're not, you're still having a better time than if you're having a good time and she's not. - Red Green

    2004 Marauder 300A - Garage Queen

    1025 of 3213. It is one of 1237 in black and one of 2000 w/o the moonroof option.

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    4:10's, rear Adco, front Eibachs w/ KYB shocks, Working oil pressure gauge, JLT CA Kit, Fumoto Oil Drain Valve, TCE SS Brake Lines, Zack big brake kit.
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    Power by Ford coil covers, Maruder sill plates, God's head steering wheel emblem, spoiler, front and rear splash gaurds, Custom dead pedal, LED lights for engine bay, interior and gauges. 64' Marauder Sail Panel for rear badge, custom God's head badge in grill.

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    I used a pair of J bends to fabricate that section. 2 pieces (1 inverted) gave me a perfect fit

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    The band clamps do not have the holding force to keep the pipes from twisting. I think I need to add another hanger to support the weight more evenly. Has anyone used this bracket on the floor to mount hangers? My plan would be to span the two holes with a piece of bar stock to distribute the weight evenly and mount the hangers from the bar stock.
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    If you’re in control, you’re not going fast enough. – Parnelli Jones

    If your wife's having a good time and you're not, you're still having a better time than if you're having a good time and she's not. - Red Green

    2004 Marauder 300A - Garage Queen

    1025 of 3213. It is one of 1237 in black and one of 2000 w/o the moonroof option.

    Performance
    4:10's, rear Adco, front Eibachs w/ KYB shocks, Working oil pressure gauge, JLT CA Kit, Fumoto Oil Drain Valve, TCE SS Brake Lines, Zack big brake kit.
    Dress
    Power by Ford coil covers, Maruder sill plates, God's head steering wheel emblem, spoiler, front and rear splash gaurds, Custom dead pedal, LED lights for engine bay, interior and gauges. 64' Marauder Sail Panel for rear badge, custom God's head badge in grill.

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    I had a similar problem when doing my brothers exhaust ('04 CVPI). Even when really really tight the band clamps can still rotate. I used a universal type hanger with a regular exhaust clamp suspended from the crossmember just in front of the watts link. Just cleaned off 2 spots and welded 2 3/8 x 1" bolts to the crossmember. Another option is a self tapper or sheet metal screw through the clamp and slip joint to prevent rotation.
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