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Old 05-17-2017, 09:18 AM   #256
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It'll never fit!!!!!!!!!!

Oh wait, nevermind. Looks good, want to hear some brap!






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Old 05-17-2017, 05:32 PM   #257
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It'll never fit!!!!!!!!!!

Oh wait, nevermind. Looks good, want to hear some brap!
Bullshit! I can make it fit, I has torch and am not afraid to use it.


Pictures of it installed, which should shed some light on why it is such an oddball shape and size.

view from the bottom of the car ...
middle muffler mounted (bottom) by Kevin Frank, on Flickr

passenger side ...
middle muffler mounted (passenger side) by Kevin Frank, on Flickr

driver's side ...
middle muffler mounted (driver's side) by Kevin Frank, on Flickr
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Old 05-28-2017, 09:35 PM   #258
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Over the axle pipe is welded up. All the different turns, bends and little whoop-te-doos for clearance made it look like something Dr. Frankenstein would have come up with. Just need to smooth the remaining welds to check for pin holes, then get paint on it. At that point this tour in building the world's most frustrating exhaust should be finished.

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... and done.

Over the axle pipe - finished by Kevin Frank, on Flickr
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I got the exhaust system bolted together and everything fitting. I only had one area where I had to clearance some of my previous work on the gas tank surround for clearance on a flange.

Over the axle pipe bolted and in final position. Lots of odd bends and offsets to make this work.

Over the axle pipe - bolted in by Kevin Frank, on Flickr

This is about the best shot I can get of the entire exhaust system finished and bolted together without putting it on a lift. (which I do not have anyway)

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That's a lot of work! Good job!
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That's a lot of work! Good job!
Thanks. It was a lot more involved than I thought it would be when I started on it ... as usual.
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Dash is stripped of padding so I can try to build a template. Trying to make the FC instrument cluster fit in here somehow, along with a tilt column from a 1986 Mustang. It's going to be a challenge, that's for sure.
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