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Old 10-10-2018, 01:38 AM   #1
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1965 C10 factory exhaust

Hey fellas, how are you yall tonight?

So I bought a pretty much all original '65 C10 283ci long bed a while back and have been working on the exhaust. Since the truck is fairly original, I want to try to keep it that way exhaust included. When I drove the truck home, I noticed quite a few exhaust leaks and it turned out to be both the "y" pipe and extension pipe were rusted out. Unfortunately, both pipes can't be saved because they were both too thin. I've replaced the "y" pipe with Walker part #42087 which was a perfect fit. The only problem is finding a new replacement for the extension pipe. The only extension pipe I can find is Walker #48111 which is for a L6 engine and not a v8 like the truck has. My truck came with a 2 inch "y" pipe and extension pipe.

Do any of you know where to get an extension pipe for a v8 long bed truck? Unfortunately, the cheapest quote that I got from an exhaust guy was $225....just for the extension pipe. I can't seem to find one. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 10-10-2018, 06:42 AM   #2
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Re: 1965 C10 factory exhaust

Hello neighbor and welcome to the forum!

I can’t help you but wanted to say hello!

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Old 10-11-2018, 09:27 AM   #3
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Re: 1965 C10 factory exhaust

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Do any of you know where to get an extension pipe for a v8 long bed truck? Unfortunately, the cheapest quote that I got from an exhaust guy was $225....just for the extension pipe. I can't seem to find one. Any help would be appreciated.

-Cam
There is a place on Ebay selling complete exhausts from Y pipe back, I used there's on my truck.
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Old 10-11-2018, 07:38 PM   #4
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Re: 1965 C10 factory exhaust

Last time I looked, the Walker over the axle pipe is OOS. They will make more eventually.
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Old 10-12-2018, 03:35 AM   #5
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Re: 1965 C10 factory exhaust

Thank you for all of your replies. LT1 Burb, do you remember which vendor you bought from? I searched ebay for the said kit and again, all I found were kits for the L6 trucks. I may just have to buy the L6 expansion pipe and modify it myself.

Thanks again for replying.

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Old 10-12-2018, 09:11 AM   #6
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Re: 1965 C10 factory exhaust

I think it was this guy, he will prolly make you one if you ask.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1963-1966-C...zz~X:rk:5:pf:0
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Old 10-14-2018, 02:06 PM   #7
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Re: 1965 C10 factory exhaust

Well, unfortunately no reply from the eBay exhaust guy LT1Burb. Thank you all for your posts. Do yall think if I bought the L6 version of the expansion pipe, that I could modify it and make it work? Is the L6 manifold flange the same as the "y" pipe flange? I can get the L6 pipe all day long. Please let me know.

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Old 10-15-2018, 09:25 AM   #8
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I guess you could check, donut size will determine pipe size so maybe hit up local parts store and check to see if they are the same.
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