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TrophyJem

posted on 1/10/13 at 08:04 AM Reply With Quote
Duratec exhaust manifold

Hi All,

I need to sort an exhaust manifold for my duratec. I'm changing the engine in my westy from a pinto this winter.

Any pointers as to the best (most cost effective) place to have one fabricated?

I guess the other alternative is to find one that fits under the bonnet and then just have a pipe fabricated to take the exhaust out of the side to the silencer?

Cheers

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Tiger Super Six

posted on 1/10/13 at 08:34 AM Reply With Quote
quote:
Originally posted by TrophyJem
Hi All,

I need to sort an exhaust manifold for my duratec. I'm changing the engine in my westy from a pinto this winter.

Any pointers as to the best (most cost effective) place to have one fabricated?

I guess the other alternative is to find one that fits under the bonnet and then just have a pipe fabricated to take the exhaust out of the side to the silencer?

Cheers


When I did mine I got the pinto headers 'adapted' to fit the duratec - I used http://www.paulgooderham.co.uk/ who isn't that far from you either.





Mark

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TrophyJem

posted on 1/10/13 at 10:32 AM Reply With Quote
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Originally posted by Tiger Super Six
quote:
Originally posted by TrophyJem
Hi All,

I need to sort an exhaust manifold for my duratec. I'm changing the engine in my westy from a pinto this winter.

Any pointers as to the best (most cost effective) place to have one fabricated?

I guess the other alternative is to find one that fits under the bonnet and then just have a pipe fabricated to take the exhaust out of the side to the silencer?

Cheers


When I did mine I got the pinto headers 'adapted' to fit the duratec - I used http://www.paulgooderham.co.uk/ who isn't that far from you either.


Cheers, I'll drop him an email.
I'd also be interested in knowing what bellhousing/flywheel/clutch arrangement you used. I'm looking at RWD motorsport at the moment for these.

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Tiger Super Six

posted on 1/10/13 at 12:14 PM Reply With Quote
I used the RWD stuff for bellhousing, flywheel and clutch. The flywheel was Pinto and so was the clutch, using a racing pressure plate (cable operated). To be honest the racing pressure plate was overkill and stiff to push, so unless the engine is highly tuned I'd stick with the normal one.





Mark

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big-vee-twin

posted on 1/10/13 at 04:17 PM Reply With Quote
Most use the ST150 standard flywheel.

Pinto HD Friction plate and an early Zetec or RS Turbo pressure plate.

I used a Titan motorsport bell housing with a Titan SAAB release bearing and cylinder.

Also make sure you put a bolt in the pocket at the rear of the bell housing it will stop the layshaft of the type 9 falling out as pic below.


[img] Layshaft retaining bolt
Layshaft retaining bolt
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TrophyJem

posted on 1/10/13 at 07:37 PM Reply With Quote
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Originally posted by big-vee-twin
Most use the ST150 standard flywheel.

Pinto HD Friction plate and an early Zetec or RS Turbo pressure plate.

I used a Titan motorsport bell housing with a Titan SAAB release bearing and cylinder.

Also make sure you put a bolt in the pocket at the rear of the bell housing it will stop the layshaft of the type 9 falling out as pic below.


[img] Layshaft retaining bolt
Layshaft retaining bolt
[/img]


That's interesting. How heavy is the st150 flywheel?

Unfortunately I need to stick with a cable clutch as my top mounted pedals only have a cable option.

Thanks for the bolt tip.

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big-vee-twin

posted on 1/10/13 at 08:10 PM Reply With Quote
Don't know the exact weight but its quite skinny.





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neilp1

posted on 2/10/13 at 08:14 AM Reply With Quote
I had a full exhaust custom made complete with cat. It was not cheap at 1050 but it does look good!!
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Tiger Super Six

posted on 2/10/13 at 08:50 AM Reply With Quote
quote:
Originally posted by TrophyJem
quote:
Originally posted by big-vee-twin
Most use the ST150 standard flywheel.

Pinto HD Friction plate and an early Zetec or RS Turbo pressure plate.

I used a Titan motorsport bell housing with a Titan SAAB release bearing and cylinder.

Also make sure you put a bolt in the pocket at the rear of the bell housing it will stop the layshaft of the type 9 falling out as pic below.


[img] Layshaft retaining bolt
Layshaft retaining bolt
[/img]


That's interesting. How heavy is the st150 flywheel?

Unfortunately I need to stick with a cable clutch as my top mounted pedals only have a cable option.

Thanks for the bolt tip.


My RWD bellhousing came with the bolt already fitted.





Mark

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big-vee-twin

posted on 2/10/13 at 04:21 PM Reply With Quote
RWD have been known not to fit it or send it.

Got my exhaust from Quantum sports cars cost 600, also Kit spares direct do one of rthe Zero may be worth a look.

[Edited on 2/10/13 by big-vee-twin]





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se7ensport

posted on 3/10/13 at 06:33 PM Reply With Quote
RWD forgot to put the bolt in mine and I had to pull the bloody engine back out.

I got my manifold from Quantum, it is in stainless and due to it being a cancelled order I paid about 250.

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big-vee-twin

posted on 5/10/13 at 05:42 PM Reply With Quote
Just found this on ebay thought you maybe interested item no 121188240840

He's actuall got three of them and some silencers and collectors view his other stuff.

[Edited on 5/10/13 by big-vee-twin]





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mikey p

posted on 7/10/13 at 10:18 AM Reply With Quote
I've replied on WSCC too.

but i will add some more. iI' using titan motor sport bell housing and slave with saab release bearing. same as big-vee-twin.

I also have top mounted pedal box which I have modified to take a hydraulic slave and M/C. its tight but do-able....

I also have a standard ST150 flywheel available....Pm me on WSCC if you want more info

Mike

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