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Old Jan 16th, 08, 3:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My new Exhaust on My 1970 SS 396 El Camino (cool or tacky)

I have just finished installing my new exhaust system on my 1970 SS 396 El Camino.

What do you think?
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Old Jan 16th, 08, 3:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: My new Exhaust on My 1970 SS 396 El Camino (cool or tacky)

all you need now is an air horn !!!!
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Old Jan 16th, 08, 3:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: My new Exhaust on My 1970 SS 396 El Camino (cool or tacky)

As long as you like it is all thatís important. Its not my taste but I'll hand it to you its different and you will be noticed for sure. I do hope your kidding though.
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Old Jan 16th, 08, 3:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
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all you need now is an air horn !!!!
I bought a train horn off e-bay, that is next.
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Old Jan 16th, 08, 3:56 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: My new Exhaust on My 1970 SS 396 El Camino (cool or tacky)

It's tough to see in the pictures .. but it doesn't look like the pipes have had any exhaust through them (real/fake?)- I'd like to see some shots of the up-turn from underneath the car/overall routing - car is to nice I'm betting fake and they relate to the big Ford pictured outside the garage.
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Old Jan 16th, 08, 4:03 PM   #6 (permalink)
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It's tough to see in the pictures .. but it doesn't look like the pipes have had any exhaust through them (real/fake?)- I'd like to see some shots of the up-turn from underneath the car/overall routing - car is to nice I'm betting fake and they relate to the big Ford pictured outside the garage.
They are a brand new install, not blackened yet.
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Old Jan 16th, 08, 4:16 PM   #7 (permalink)
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are you serious? It's not my taste unless you had a duramax or cummins under the hood.
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Old Jan 16th, 08, 4:22 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I hope this is a joke.
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Old Jan 16th, 08, 4:32 PM   #9 (permalink)
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are you serious? It's not my taste unless you had a duramax or cummins under the hood.
No, a 454 Mark 4 build to LS6 specs, sort of. Only 10:1 compression, but a bigger cam to get the 450 HP. It has to be able to breath, right?
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Old Jan 16th, 08, 4:33 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Always a comedian in the crowd. I noticed the lower rear tail pipes on the Elcamino still attached. Good luck on your project
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Always a comedian in the crowd. I noticed the lower rear tail pipes on the Elcamino still attached. Good luck on your project
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You had to give it away. You had a hint though as you have seen the e-mails on the project for the truck.

What is life with out a laugh. I had to set them there, didn't I?
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Should have used the straight pipes with old style rain caps /flapper.
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Old Jan 16th, 08, 4:45 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Should have used the straight pipes with old style rain caps /flapper.
I was thinking of 6 inch Assie's
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I was thinking of 6 inch Assie's
Nahhh, go ahead with the 8" instead
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Old Jan 16th, 08, 5:02 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Nahhh, go ahead with the 8" instead
Well, that might be to big and a little tacky. Although I could use one for the exhaust, turn the other one around and use it for ram air. Not a bad idea!
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