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Side Pipes #726966
August 18th 2017 7:15 pm
August 18th 2017 7:15 pm
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Ok, I know I am probably beating a dead horse here. I was going to go with Patriot Side pipes on my chevy 76 shorty, but I have had a lot of negative response to their pipes. I do not want them to look like hell in a year or two. I cannot find any other options. it has been frustrating. So the question:

Has anyone ever used semi curved stack pipe for side pipes? I know I would need 1 band clamp, and I can get everything chromed in 3.5 inch. I am planning on drilling 2 holes in the pipes, one in the front and one in the rear to run a large diameter bolt through. I would use the bolts as mounting points. if I do this on the side hidden under the van I think it will be clean. has anyone ever done this??? Does anyone have any other options??? Any opinions??

thanks

matt

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Re: Side Pipes [Re: madness] #726989
August 20th 2017 8:23 am
August 20th 2017 8:23 am
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Georgia, USA
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Georgia, USA


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Re: Side Pipes [Re: CatFish] #727067
August 21st 2017 5:34 pm
August 21st 2017 5:34 pm
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thank you. I wish there was a contact on this listing for questions.

Re: Side Pipes [Re: madness] #727077
August 22nd 2017 6:14 am
August 22nd 2017 6:14 am
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Posts: 4,017
Eastpointe, MI ,yewessay
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Eastpointe, MI ,yewessay
Anything you hang under the rocker is going to corrode in the winter- especially if the roads are salted or worse- brined. The front wheel is going to spray the pipe with garbage.


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Re: Side Pipes [Re: Vanner68] #727078
August 22nd 2017 8:56 am
August 22nd 2017 8:56 am
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I am not planning on this van being on the roads in the winter just for this reason. it's too clean to allow to start rusting.

Re: Side Pipes [Re: madness] #727080
August 22nd 2017 11:33 am
August 22nd 2017 11:33 am
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Eastpointe, MI ,yewessay
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Eastpointe, MI ,yewessay
They are still susceptible to road garbage, all you can do is clean them often.


Gregg Groff

The right to bear vans

65 ChevyVan Pontiac OHC 6/TH2004R
68 ChevyVan 108 454/4L80E
86 Dodge "Yeah, it's got a 318"
83 ChevyVan Shorty- B2%B Pt II
Re: Side Pipes [Re: Vanner68] #727155
August 24th 2017 12:18 am
August 24th 2017 12:18 am
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Utah USA
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The thrush really look good when they are cleaned up but they are not cheap


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Re: Side Pipes [Re: madness] #727156
August 24th 2017 4:43 am
August 24th 2017 4:43 am
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Kellettville, PA
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I remember my first set of Thrush Sidekicks I bought back around 1978 for my Mid-Dodge, around $75 for the pair. Everybody was running sidepipes back then, on vans, trucks, and cars, the auto parts had boxes of them stacked from floor to ceiling.

Re: Side Pipes [Re: madness] #727172
August 24th 2017 7:56 pm
August 24th 2017 7:56 pm
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Washington
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I'm planning to remove my sidepipes ...

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