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« on: October 12, 2017, 09:36:38 AM »
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Hi All
Just trailered my sedan over to get the headers hooked up. The mechanic says he needs a flange plate to attach to the headers. I thought that he should have been able to make one up?
What have people done ?
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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2017, 11:38:34 AM »
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He should be able to source a flange plate. They take the exact same gasket donut as the standard zaust... just two of them  Grin. If he can't find a flange plate, then he can't make a exhaust for any grey motor.

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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2017, 02:00:35 PM »
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I totally agree with Harv . I have had the same nonsense from exhaust guys [parts fitters ] and ended up making my own and taking them to a different exhaust guy . As we spiral toward a cashless society and real tradespeople retire there is going to be nobody to think on their feet and do this sort of work .
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« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2017, 03:02:07 PM »
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Look at this on eBay
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com.au%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F111682161319

I think these fit
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« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2017, 07:00:28 PM »
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Heres a pic of the plates...nothing special 6mm thick...as Gary said the ebay ones should do the trick






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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2017, 09:02:27 PM »
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Ill shoot nick a set monday cut on the waterjet.
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« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2017, 09:26:59 PM »
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Thanks for all your replies. Pete has come to the rescue again for me.  Smiley.
Don't have much option up here to take some where else.
Harv is there a preferred method of design for the engine pipes for the headers?
Should he have the flange gasket??
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« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2017, 07:11:05 AM »
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Typically two pipes off the headers, joining into a single pipe not too far from the firewall (normally just after the firewall, under the car). The flanges are normally slip-on (not weld-on), with the engine pipes flared to retain them. Can also weld-on, provided he is confident on alignment (tack first). The gasket donut is available off the shelf - he should have them, if not SuperCheap does.

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« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2017, 12:21:42 PM »
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From SuperCheap/Repco/Autobahn etc, the flange gasket donuts are ACL JE359.

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« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2017, 01:17:42 PM »
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Junction not as far down as to affect your idler arm . I have had some exhaust guys adjust my drag link to get clearance only to find I cant steer my car home because it is pulling to the left as the steering box tries to centre itself .
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« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2017, 04:37:42 PM »
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I have a 2 in 1 out muffle on mine and makes the right noise and goes well even though the pipes are long







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« Reply #11 on: October 13, 2017, 07:04:33 PM »
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Thanks Gary
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