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john Mitchell
09-29-2017, 04:54 PM
I am putting an Avanti engine in a 60 Lark 2 door wagon. I have two other 60 wagons for parts,etc. All 3 have a frame bracket bolted to the right side frame rail for the exhaust hanger. This bracket isn't on the left side to accommodate a dual exhaust. Was such a part made and is it available?
I looked in the chassis catalog and it doesn't shown the bracket on either side.

Bordeaux Daytona
09-29-2017, 05:17 PM
I re-bent a right side one when I put duals on my 64 Daytona. Welded the edge were I thought it was weak from bending.
I tried running the 65 part numbers on S.I's sight but they weren't showing up.
Here's a link to an auction that had reproductions, might be Fairborn Stude.

1539857 if I understand the parts system is left?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/STUDEBAKER-Dual-Exhaust-Muffler-Bracket-/232440650413?rmvSB=true&nma=true&si=zCagGXyb0gBPMhTIO90ZiaQwrGM%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

Bordeaux Daytona
09-29-2017, 05:28 PM
Another post were they did the same thing and bent the bracket.
http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/showthread.php?27686-Need-a-bracket&highlight=dual+exhaust+bracket

stude1964
09-29-2017, 05:44 PM
I'm sure someone nearby has an extra bracket from a parted GT
Rob in PA

pinehurstbob
09-30-2017, 08:07 AM
When I put dual exhaust on my 60 Lark convert, I bought the bracket you are talking about from Don Simmons of Silvertone exhaust. He is a regular advertiser in Turning Wheels and attends most swap meets.
Bob

r1lark
09-30-2017, 08:28 AM
Classic Enterprises sells the bracket too.

john Mitchell
09-30-2017, 09:35 AM
thanks everyone, I will try buying one before I start bending

SScopelli
10-02-2017, 08:38 PM
thanks everyone, I will try buying one before I start bending

These are cheaper and painted..
http://www.ebay.com/itm/292248872536

In looking at the purchase history, the first one is minutes after your last post. I'll assume you already fond these.

grobb284
10-14-2017, 07:52 AM
Fairborn Studebaker has these in stainless steel at a reasonable cost. The originals rust out. Recently installed a set on a 1953 coupe.

john Mitchell
10-14-2017, 09:06 AM
yes,ordered as soon as I found them. Now they are everywhere.

abkco
10-14-2017, 10:25 AM
Would these work on a Champ pickup?

62champ
10-14-2017, 12:57 PM
Would these work on a Champ pickup?

The truck frame is completely different from the cars. In addition, because of the gas tank placement, the duals on a truck need to both run down the right side of the driveshaft.