C43 Exhaust Headers

Discussion in 'Engine' started by omegav6i, Oct 8, 2014.

  1. omegav6i

    omegav6i Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Sorry if this is a stupid question or been answered but would exhaust headers from a left hand drive c43 fit a right hand drive car?
     
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    andy27168 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Hi,
    Are they standard ones? or long branch performance type ones?
     
  3. Justin1600

    Justin1600 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Do you have any standard C43 exhaust manifolds ?

     
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    omegav6i Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Just standard ones. Mine have cracked and you tend to see a few on german and us ebays.
     
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    What has caused them to crack ?

    Can they be welded ?
     
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    Hi,
    I have looked on the EPC before trying to answer the same question, and the conclusion I came to was that the LHD and RHD manifolds were the same and from memory the CLK 430 and the CLK 55 have the same manifolds too.
    I will look on the EPC again this evening to confirm and find out conclusively which other models have the same manifolds so as to allow you to expand your options when looking for new ones.
    Something I do know is that the long branch tubular headers from a LHD will foul the steering RHD, but in the case of the Kleeman ones can be modified to fit, whether this is the case for other manufacturers I don,t know.
     
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    I had the stainless steel ones and now one side has cracked. Just seen a few on us and german ebay that don't seem too expensive.
     

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