Exhaust Clamps

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Exhaust Clamps


Post by panz4ever » Wed Jul 21, 2010 6:52 pm

Still piecing my 49El back together. Anyone have a pic of how the front exhaust clamps go together. One goes to to frame, the other to the front pipe. Trying to determine where on the right front downtube (appears that it goes above the sidecar loop but how far up?). Seems the clamps will go together a couple of different ways.

Other question is how/where the clamp goes that connects the rear of the Y-pipe and muffler. Weird shaped piece with 2 bolt holes. One keeps the pipes together but trying to figure out where/how the other connects to the frame.

Cannot find any pics of either of these. Just pics of pipes with flex covers on them. Just trying to avoid scratching frame and freshly painted pipes. Figure once you start clamping things down marks are gonna be left.

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Re: Exhaust Clamps


Post by Billpan58 » Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:20 am

like on my 58 pan it is suppose to go below that chrome stuff you put over metal exhuast pipe i.e. flex tubing?

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Re: Exhaust Clamps


Post by panz4ever » Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:55 am

pic of front clamp for anyone trying to piece together an original machine...

special thanks to Chris Haynes who provided a factory pic of the front clamp for a point of reference
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Re: Exhaust Clamps


Post by awander » Thu Sep 15, 2011 3:33 am

I can;t tell from the photos where you ended up putting the clamp on the frame.

Are the 2 photos actually of the same installation?

In the first one, it looks like the clamps are on the downtubes, but the 2nd photo looks like they are down on the horizontal portion of the frame.

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Re: Exhaust Clamps


Post by RUBONE » Thu Sep 15, 2011 4:38 am

See the bolt in the second picture? It is the forward brake plate mounting bolt. See the motor mount in the frame? The clamp is above it. It is all in the picture.

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