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Old 11-25-2014, 10:45 AM   #7
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Default Re: Dual Exhaust Manifold 49-51

Originally Posted by Pat's 52 View Post
In answer to your question I made the manifold. I copied it from a Douglass Header manifold. It is my understanding that the manifold was produced by the Douglass Foundry for the Ford Motor Co. The manifold was made available for 49-51 Ford police cars. I had the manifold reverse engineered and made the pattern to make the casting. Then had it machined.

I also reproduce the 52-54 manifold similar to the one that Ford offered. Lastly, I produce a manifold for the passenger side to give the appearance of factory dual exhaust.
Pat, you must be quite an engineer. Sounds like maybe a labor of love. How about a few pictures. John
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