69project
12 years ago
A friend of mine is currently restoring a 25hp engine from a split window bug

the exhaust is being changed but his dilema is....

a} nos vw stamped 25/30hp exhaust with twin outlets

b} a repro exhaust from status vw with the correct single outlet


is it a case of better to keep slightly wrong but nos,or repro but correct????


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Rich Oakley
12 years ago
It's his choice, but if he fits a dual tip exhaust, he'll have to cut some holes in his rear valance.
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69project
12 years ago
i assume then that the exit tip of the exhaust on a 25hp would be lower then so that they pass under rear apron?
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pre67vw
12 years ago
69project wrote:

i assume then that the exit tip of the exhaust on a 25hp would be lower then so that they pass under rear apron?



Not on a stock exhaust, the Abarth/Okrasa style 4 tips hang down under the valence though.
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GKL 7
12 years ago
69project wrote:

i assume then that the exit tip of the exhaust on a 25hp would be lower then so that they pass under rear apron?




There is a "step" down in the 25hp tailpipe to clear the rear valance.(more of a gentle bend,actually)  _K3C4935.jpg You have insufficient rights to see the content.
54 Gertie
12 years ago
pre67vw wrote:



Not on a stock exhaust, the Abarth/Okrasa style 4 tips hang down under the valence though.



O rly?


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William
GKL 7
12 years ago
That's not a good example Gertie pick a stock car[-x 😳 [-x

Very few Split owners run original silencers,they usual end up using a typ 2 exhaust due to availability.
54 Gertie
12 years ago
'50 Karmann wrote:

That's not a good example Gertie pick a stock car[-x 😳 [-x

Very few Split owners run original silencers,they usual end up using a typ 2 exhaust due to availability.



NO bumper = easy to see :wink:
William
69project
12 years ago
thanks for advice but you are all sitting on the fence

so a nos vw twin outlet would not fit unless apron has cutouts or would it with 25hp curved tailpipes fit?

im after advice as i wouldnt want my "friend" to do it wrong then everybody to complain,lol :wink:
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GKL 7
12 years ago
54 Gertie wrote:



NO bumper = easy to see :wink:




But it's not a stock 25hp exhaust
GKL 7
12 years ago
Rich Oakley wrote:

It's his choice, but if he fits a dual tip exhaust, he'll have to cut some holes in his rear valance.




The Prof answered your question about twin outlet exhausts about 6 posts ago and i included a picture of an original NOS 25hp exhaust.
What more can we do? questions,answered:roll:

Oh! and tell him to use the repro and not to cut the rear valance.Goes without saying and you shouldn't have needed to ask.

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heb623
12 years ago
Nice "SHOE SCRAPERS" George!!!:roll:

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btw Was your L41 paint totally finished after spraying?

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GKL 7
12 years ago
We've been there before E.T,you have the memory of a goldfish.
heb623
12 years ago
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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