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Exhaust routing on a 79?
« on: October 15, 2018, 04:21:27 AM »
Does it go straight back under the passenger side or does it cross over?  :-[
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Re: Exhaust routing on a 79?
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2018, 05:50:43 PM »
The stock system with the 2.3 was all on the right side , sedan or wagon , the V6 had a Y pipe that moved over to the right in the rear , but for a few years they did have a duel system for the V6 but ended up on the right to a duel inlet muffler , see mustang two with same set up , done one wagon with duels on both sides but you have to cut out the spare tire tub and install a plate and installed a boat tank in the middle ,

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Re: Exhaust routing on a 79?
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2018, 05:28:13 AM »
Thanks.
It figures, my brand new exhaust for the 89 Mustang donor crosses to the left just past the transmission.
But at least I can use the down pipe and cat converter, I hope. Maybe even the muffler and tail pipe if I am lucky.The rest is easy.
Russ
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