exhaust sys - Pontiac GTO Forum
User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-22-2012, 10:40 AM Thread Starter
RIP (12/27/60-7/18/15)
Topkat's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 767
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
exhaust sys

Hi gang....I need to replace the exhaust pipes from the ex manif to the muflers.
They have small holes in them. I see where ya can buy them.... but i'm wondering the wisdom in trying to do it myself. especially when there's a muffler shop down the street.
Sure, i have the tools, pipe cutter, angle grinder, even a MIG welder...... but i just know "stuff" wont line up right.
thanks as usual
ps been informed by a higher source i need to redo the window rubber. joy
Topkat is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-22-2012, 11:15 AM
Super Moderator
BearGFR's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Springtown, TX
Posts: 5,737
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 122 Post(s)
C'mon, TK - you've been fearless on everything else you've done. Comparatively speaking, putting on an exhaust system is a walk in the park.
Just buy a quality system, take your time, and when >you< are happy with the way it fits and looks, then it's right. If you don't like the way something lines up, then move it around until you are happy.


Springtown, TEXAS
BearGFR is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-22-2012, 02:06 PM
64-67 Expert
geeteeohguy's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Fresno, California
Posts: 8,480
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 100 Post(s)
The main issue is getting the flare correct so it won't leak at the manifold to pipe joint. You need a pipe flaring machine to do this correctly. Get a bolt on kit, or go to the muffler shop like I did. I spent minimum $$$ and it came out fine and took a couple of hours.
geeteeohguy is online now  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-22-2012, 02:08 PM
64-67 Expert
geeteeohguy's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Fresno, California
Posts: 8,480
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 100 Post(s)
As a PS, dom the weatherstripping AFTER you paint the car. Works out MUCH better that way.
geeteeohguy is online now  
Sponsored Links

  Pontiac GTO Forum > The 1964-1974 Pontiac Tempest, Lemans & GTO > 1964-1974 Tempest, LeMans & GTO Engine Tuning and High Performance

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Pontiac GTO Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LS-2 GTO exhaust rumble vs. GT Mustang exhaust rumble tiger gto Intake and Exhaust Discussions 10 03-31-2006 06:10 PM
GHL exhaust Jeffs386 Intake and Exhaust Discussions 7 02-15-2006 07:43 PM
05 GTO Exhaust michaelskier 2004-2006 GTO General Discussion 4 08-31-2005 12:50 PM
SPINTECH EXHAUST SUCKS, looking for help on exhaust options KERLS04 2004-2006 GTO General Discussion 6 05-31-2005 09:10 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome