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#558506 - April 25th 2012 10:27 pm Re: Purchased 1982 Chevy G-20 Shorty [Re: Bikertrash00]
wookee Offline
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Registered: April 14th 2003 12:00 pm
Posts: 7535
Loc: Joppa Md. U.S.A.
I am NOT letting gas prices keep me home.It actually dropped 10 cents around here.
I cant wait to see this van at the "Nationals" this year.
Meeting you and your helpers will also be a big bonus.

There where three different guys running those pipes in out club at one time.(we are taking a short ride in the way back machine).
There girl friends all had a burn on the back of there calf from those pipes.
They will last longer if you just run them unhooked for show.
You will be lucky to get two years out of them hooked up.
Sorry not trying to pee on your parade.....

........Wookee
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#558523 - April 25th 2012 10:59 pm Re: Purchased 1982 Chevy G-20 Shorty [Re: Bikertrash00]
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The interior looks Great.If you stuff a Bunch of grease in the inlet of the Pipes, it will coat the insides and help keep them from turning Blue,BUT Smoke like Crazy for awhile it will.
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#558528 - April 25th 2012 11:07 pm Re: Purchased 1982 Chevy G-20 Shorty [Re: Bikertrash00]
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Registered: July 13th 2009 11:40 am
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Loc: NW Pa
What part of Northern Indiana ya from ?
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#558584 - April 26th 2012 6:39 am Re: Purchased 1982 Chevy G-20 Shorty [Re: draggnastro]
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Originally Posted By: draggnastro
500 miles and a few good whacks with a rubber mallet will break em in good


That works on some women too, I'm told lol
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#558598 - April 26th 2012 7:44 am Re: Purchased 1982 Chevy G-20 Shorty [Re: PYSCHOWard]
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Registered: July 28th 2011 10:47 am
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Loc: Northern Indiana
Originally Posted By: PYSCHOWard
What part of Northern Indiana ya from ?


South Bend/Mishawaka
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#558603 - April 26th 2012 8:03 am Re: Purchased 1982 Chevy G-20 Shorty [Re: wookee]
Bikertrash00 Offline
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Registered: July 28th 2011 10:47 am
Posts: 1140
Loc: Northern Indiana
Originally Posted By: wookee
I am NOT letting gas prices keep me home.It actually dropped 10 cents around here.
I cant wait to see this van at the "Nationals" this year.
Meeting you and your helpers will also be a big bonus.

There where three different guys running those pipes in out club at one time.(we are taking a short ride in the way back machine).
There girl friends all had a burn on the back of there calf from those pipes.
They will last longer if you just run them unhooked for show.
You will be lucky to get two years out of them hooked up.
Sorry not trying to pee on your parade.....

........Wookee


The helpers wont be coming, just me and the wife.

I did run the exhaust from opposite sides and back behind the crossmember to try and control heat, I am sure onece I get on a long run they will turn gold towards the front. Not really an issue cuz the van is not a show piece.


2 yrs, did the others just rust away, turn colors or just tired of the burns. I actually have another set in the garage that have some shipping damage that Fed Ex was supposed to pick up but have not yet (30 days).
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#558623 - April 26th 2012 9:57 am Re: Purchased 1982 Chevy G-20 Shorty [Re: Bikertrash00]
wookee Offline
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Registered: April 14th 2003 12:00 pm
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Loc: Joppa Md. U.S.A.
No they don't turn blue.It is just the way they are constructed.
They don't get a good chrome plating like they should.The constant road grime being thrown up on them getting baked in really shortens this style of side pipes life.Run them in the salt.....I won't go there.

I had a set my self when Doug Thourley was making them.



Never hooked them up ran the exaust out the side right behind them.
Yes, that was my 1st and last Ford Van

.......Wookee
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#558627 - April 26th 2012 10:13 am Re: Purchased 1982 Chevy G-20 Shorty [Re: wookee]
Bikertrash00 Offline
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Registered: July 28th 2011 10:47 am
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Loc: Northern Indiana
I originaly was going to cut a hole in the back side and feed my favorite Flowmaster 40's through, oh well mabey next time.

Does not sit outside and will not see snow (salt).
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#558637 - April 26th 2012 11:54 am Re: Purchased 1982 Chevy G-20 Shorty [Re: Superbeast]
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Registered: May 09th 2006 12:00 pm
Posts: 4460
Loc: Springfield, Illinois
Originally Posted By: Superbeast
Originally Posted By: draggnastro
500 miles and a few good whacks with a rubber mallet will break em in good


That works on some women too, I'm told lol


Not mine lol Younger women can be a little stubborn!
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#558638 - April 26th 2012 11:55 am Re: Purchased 1982 Chevy G-20 Shorty [Re: Bikertrash00]
draggnastro Offline
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Registered: May 09th 2006 12:00 pm
Posts: 4460
Loc: Springfield, Illinois
Originally Posted By: Bikertrash00
Originally Posted By: wookee
I am NOT letting gas prices keep me home.It actually dropped 10 cents around here.
I cant wait to see this van at the "Nationals" this year.
Meeting you and your helpers will also be a big bonus.

There where three different guys running those pipes in out club at one time.(we are taking a short ride in the way back machine).
There girl friends all had a burn on the back of there calf from those pipes.
They will last longer if you just run them unhooked for show.
You will be lucky to get two years out of them hooked up.
Sorry not trying to pee on your parade.....

........Wookee


The helpers wont be coming, just me and the wife.

I did run the exhaust from opposite sides and back behind the crossmember to try and control heat, I am sure onece I get on a long run they will turn gold towards the front. Not really an issue cuz the van is not a show piece.


2 yrs, did the others just rust away, turn colors or just tired of the burns. I actually have another set in the garage that have some shipping damage that Fed Ex was supposed to pick up but have not yet (30 days).



After 30 days i doubt they are coming. If you decide you want to sell em let me know! Southbend sounds like a nice day trip.
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