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PostSubject: Remember the $5000 Exhaust Manifold?   Thu Feb 26, 2015 3:13 pm

This passenger-side factory exhaust manifold is currently bid to over $4800.00 on eBay. There are currently six people who have bid over $4000 for this Chrysler big block, dual carb exhaust manifold. That's for one exhaust manifold--the passenger side only. I know I'm repeating but I can't believe why it would be so important to restore a car to a 100-percent correct level that you would pay this amount of money rather than buy a set of aftermarket headers and call it a day. I mean really! So for a cheaper yet better performing, and saner approach to car building, when you have the chance--ALWAYS hot rod rather than restore.

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PostSubject: Re: Remember the $5000 Exhaust Manifold?   Thu Feb 26, 2015 3:29 pm

I read that article awhile back. Looks like this one pulled 5k alright... WOW! They are worth their weight in GOLD! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Remember the $5000 Exhaust Manifold?   Thu Feb 26, 2015 7:26 pm

Pretty ridiculous, if you ask me. I guess if you have money like that to throw around, then it's fine. Doesn't make much sense to spend 1 tenth of what the entire car when restored would bring.

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PostSubject: Re: Remember the $5000 Exhaust Manifold?   Fri Feb 27, 2015 5:06 am

I think they can be had for around a grand now. ($1000) Marc.

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