<VV> exhaust manifold/header interchangeability questions

Bryan Blackwell bryan at skiblack.com
Fri Jul 16 20:47:36 EDT 2010

On Jul 16, 2010, at 6:29 PM, Ray Grymm Rodriguez wrote:

> I was wondering...  do 140 exhaust manifolds bolt right onto 2 carb (63' 102hp) heads?  

> I've been thinking about buying a set of used headers (complete with mufflers) from a local guy here...   if I buy them and put them on my Corsa then maybe I could put the whole exhaust from the Corsa on the 63' Monza and not have to mess around with fixing those broken flange studs..... get my headers, and save a few bucks by not having to buy mufflers for the 63'.

There's less room under an early, I don't know if there's enough room if it has the stock oval mufflers.
> Which leads to the next question...  the headers with the mufflers on them looked pretty self supporting... do they need any kind of hanger at the rear or not?  Doesn't look like it would be needed but I haven't seen them on a car yet.

I would put hangers at the front and rear of the mufflers.  The headers will flop up and down without support and beat out the exhaust tubes.


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