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Victor Ingram
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Chrome exhaust tips

#1 Post by Victor Ingram » Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:35 am

Question for the Pre-A guru's
Chrome exhaust tips a rolled square edge Or are they suppose to be a rounded edge.

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Re: Chrome exhaust tips

#2 Post by Joris Koning » Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:03 pm

Square edge and set screw holding them to the muffler
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Re: Chrome exhaust tips

#3 Post by george kehler » Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:46 pm

Mine is square, Victor.
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Re: Chrome exhaust tips

#4 Post by MICHAEL FOSTER » Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:02 pm

Joris where does set screw go on chrome tip? Was set screw used on later T-1 type cars?

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Re: Chrome exhaust tips

#5 Post by Donald Zingg » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:33 pm

Sorry, these aren't the greatest images but I think you'll get the idea.
A steel rivet nut was attached to the tube with a slotted round head set screw to secure the tube to the exhaust pipe(s).
On T-1 engines that had them that was the original arrangement for the chrome tips through 1957.
The set screw was deleted on factory replacement tips. Instead, a couple dimples were pressed into the tube wall to provide a tight press-fit on the exhaust pipe(s).
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