Boxdin
Vanning.com logo
We host with and recommend Your-Site.Com - This site works best with FireFox - this site is powered by UBBCentral



Site Navigation


Advertisements
Recent Posts
Captain_E's new daily driver
by Captain_E
1 minute 20 seconds ago
Obligatory newbie post.. any other vanners in RVA?
by jules73
Today at 03:01 AM
The black bitch...restoration
by 86ed
Today at 01:21 AM
New G20 shorty
by 86ed
Today at 01:18 AM
Thinking about buying this van, any input?
by 86ed
Today at 01:10 AM
New (old-ish) non-running van...
by Reed
Yesterday at 10:43 PM
Another addition to the fleet
by wookee
Yesterday at 08:55 PM
Aluminium heads--- my head is spinning.,.
by Blag
Yesterday at 07:13 PM
4.3 Fuel Injection Question....
by pauldeere
Yesterday at 07:07 PM
She got a BUS!
by owlcore
Yesterday at 05:33 PM
Featured Links


-->
Cluster Map
Locations of visitors to this page
Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#566359 - June 03rd 2012 5:35 pm Re: chevy side pipe questions [Re: 33films]
33films Offline
member

Registered: January 23rd 2009 3:13 pm
Posts: 123
Loc: Birmingham, AL
I got mine installed. not hooked up yet though
_________________________
Check out my Americana band Motel Ice Machine http://www.facebook.com/motelicemachine

Top
#566365 - June 03rd 2012 7:09 pm Re: chevy side pipe questions [Re: 33films]
Jim Dutchman Offline
journeyman

Registered: July 23rd 2006 12:00 pm
Posts: 71
Loc: lancaster pa
I ran a separate exhaust with flowmaster 40 series mufflers cut out the back of the side pipe and ran it out there . to me they sound and look like they are hooked up. I also took the muffler out of the side pipe and filled them with spray foam insulation .my buddy tom did the same thing and his pipes are at least 10 years old no rusting on the collectors.he was putting new pipes on every 3 to 4 years before he did it that way .
_________________________
Jim Keely
Flyin' Dutchmen vans
78 Chevy G10 "The Shanna Marie"


Top
#568456 - June 14th 2012 9:21 am Re: chevy side pipe questions [Re: 33films]
jjames Offline
member

Registered: February 21st 2005 12:00 pm
Posts: 144
Loc: nevada
i've got some patriot siepipes, the shielded type. the problem is the glasspacs kept burning out. after 6-8 months or so, they begin to sound like a straight pipe at lower rpms. they sound great new.


Edited by jjames (June 14th 2012 9:23 am)

Top
#575659 - July 24th 2012 10:54 am Re: chevy side pipe questions [Re: 33films]
phils Offline
enthusiast

Registered: May 30th 2012 9:21 am
Posts: 206
Loc: Scotland
This will probably be my first improvement to my van. After reading this post I see the alternatives as

1) Buy a set of side pipes and fit & use (will have to ship them)
2) Replicate side pipes look with tubing
3) Buy a set of side pipes and cut hole in back and route original exhaust through (will have to ship them)

Just spoke with my local exhaust shop. He builds custom exhaust all in stainless steel. So he says he can bring the pipes out from the back of the cat and to the sides at what ever length I want down each side..

I'm thinking in the long run the expense would be worth it as he uses nothing but stainless steel.

But should I make then the full length of the boards. I have a LWB (146in) g30 so thatĺs quite long? Im thinking maybe start from just behind the doors?

Is there anything I should be asking him that im missing?


Edited by phils (July 24th 2012 10:55 am)
_________________________
1994 Chevy G30 LWB & 2001 Landrover Defender 90 Truck Cab



Top
#575787 - July 24th 2012 9:51 pm Re: chevy side pipe questions [Re: 33films]
Bryce Offline


Registered: January 18th 2003 12:00 pm
Posts: 1278
Loc: New Hampshire
Another option stacks Mounted like sidepipes. Some have heatshields, and may be long enough for even a 146" WB van.

It's kind of what I have, but mine are only for show, not hooked to the exhaust.


Edited by Bryce (July 24th 2012 9:53 pm)
_________________________
"The Ice Box"(SID)
94 Custom Chevy Conversion Van
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/3003153
"Sandstorm"(Logan)
'00 GMC SafariAWD
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2934173

Top
Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3

Moderator:  Beast_Lee 
Upcoming Events
AdSense
Instagram Feed
Who's Online
2 registered (quiet1, aberle), 2 Guests and 9 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
BigBeau, owlcore, Shahadey, 72152, LFC_Rob
7922 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
lukester 120
Reed 110
Uncle_Fester 80
newkirkinc1 77
jules73 77
HighwayStar 76
kawrider 74
frscke1 65
Captain_E 63
86ed 62
Forum Stats
7922 Members
70 Forums
30993 Topics
470049 Posts

Max Online: 177 @ May 08th 2013 5:58 am

This site works best with
Download Firefox