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Jimmie
11-07-2008, 08:45 PM
I am slightly considering putting a split manifold on my 6 cylinder "50." Has anyone ever made this change and what were the results?

Jimmie
Orleans, IN

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gordr
11-07-2008, 09:15 PM
It's been done many times. Friend of mine has a '53 Champion coupe with a split manifold and dual carbs. Sounds like 3 Harleys going down the road at once. Very unusual and distinctive exhaust note. Music to my ears!

Gord Richmond, within Weasel range of the Alberta Badlands

52-fan
11-08-2008, 07:51 AM
Bill Cathcart sells them if you don't want to build your own.

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8E45E
11-08-2008, 08:22 AM
quote:Originally posted by Jimmie

I am slightly considering putting a split manifold on my 6 cylinder "50." Has anyone ever made this change and what were the results?



Here is the one Gord is referring to with an aftermarket Offenhauser manifold.

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Craig

54-61-62
11-08-2008, 08:36 AM
Just wondering, are those fabbed headers or purchased from who???

8E45E
11-08-2008, 08:38 AM
quote:Originally posted by 54-61-62

Just wondering, are those fabbed headers or purchased from who???


Curt fabbed them.

Craig

StudeRich
11-08-2008, 02:22 PM
Well Jimmie, it seems that we still have not answered your question ie: RESULTS! :(
Maybe it would have been a little better to have this over on the Technical Forum.

But obviously you are are going to have a slight increase in performance and a big INCREASE in fuel usage! The plus will be the sound!

It would be interesting if Vegas Paul would jump in here, and tell us what 1/4 mile times and or MPG numbers he has found with his cool Hot Rod '51 Champion Business Coupe! [^]


quote:Originally posted by Jimmie

I am slightly considering putting a split manifold on my 6 cylinder "50." Has anyone ever made this change and what were the results? Jimmie

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