Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Franks exhaust manifold

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Franks exhaust manifold

    Many of you have these , i fitted both mine a good few years back .
    So fitting .
    Fairly easy as it happens , i found the head studs lined up fairly well and it fitted OK .
    Manifold outlet pipe did need bending down a tad and it also sits a lot higher than say a Janspeed did , This means there is a limit to the silencer length otherwise it will hit the rear panel . Max silencer length is 14 inch and even then only if you cut a bit off the manifold. A 12 inch box is the ideal and no more than 4 inch in diameter , you can of course fit an oval box .
    I had to make the exhaust hanger and clamp on both of mine , also rubber mounted it as . anti vibration
    ALWAYS adjust the hanger to match the exhaust bracket your fitting - in other words dont try and bend the exhaust up or down to fit the bracket , that causes major stress to the bracket , box and manifold - not a good thing.
    I fitted 90˚ bends as tailpipes on mine but straight will fit OK

    Singers set up
    Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_7449.JPG
Views:	599
Size:	1.45 MB
ID:	4049

    Vuskys / Husky / Van set up - longer tailpipe - Singers on the right
    Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_8588.JPG
Views:	346
Size:	2.63 MB
ID:	4050Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_7452.JPG
Views:	348
Size:	1.30 MB
ID:	4051

    Manifold on the engine ( Vuskys )

    Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_8652.JPG
Views:	358
Size:	1.58 MB
ID:	4053

    Home made rear hanger and rear box clamp
    Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_8589.JPG
Views:	341
Size:	1.25 MB
ID:	4054
    I used an old inner track rod end as an exhaust bracket - rubber mounted
    Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0580.JPG
Views:	335
Size:	1.05 MB
ID:	4055

    You can see how high the box sits - hence the box length restriction
    Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0582.JPG
Views:	330
Size:	923.7 KB
ID:	4056
    Another view of that rear hanger - the whole exhaust set up is stainless , clamp in pic was temporary
    Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_8590.JPG
Views:	327
Size:	2.03 MB
ID:	4057
    home made clamp
    Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_7626.JPG
Views:	333
Size:	991.1 KB
ID:	4058

    The set up on the Vusky / Husky / Van
    Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_8674.JPG
Views:	342
Size:	1.59 MB
ID:	4059

    Attached Files

  • #2
    A message from Frank on the second (or is it third) generation manifolds

    Frank Wrote : Thank you Dave Lane. Yours were early type they have since been slightly improved...and now available highly polished. They were made high so the young brigade could lower their imps but also were made to take the offset back box which then cleared rear transom.. I currently have made and sold 175 of them and have 15 left........



    Some images of the latest ones !

    Click image for larger version

Name:	788672_o.jpg
Views:	277
Size:	282.1 KB
ID:	4121
    Click image for larger version

Name:	23584_o.jpg
Views:	266
Size:	186.4 KB
ID:	4122

    / John

    Comment


    • #3
      Ooh they look lovely - how do I go about getting one of these ?

      Comment


      • #4
        Originally posted by MartinSullivan View Post
        Ooh they look lovely - how do I go about getting one of these ?
        Contact Frank Schoenberger via facebook

        Comment


        • #5
          Email Frank direct (or Roger Gill keeps stock in UK), they will both get the email

          franks_manifolds@hillmanimp.org

          Or Franks UK stocking agent

          roger.gill@hillmanimp.org

          (Masked address to suppress spam)
          Last edited by John A. Ross; 5 March 2020, 07:51 PM.
          / John

          Comment

          Working...
          X