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Friday, March 23, 2012

Just the Details...64 1/2-Early 65 HiPo Mustang Transverse Dual Exhaust System

The 1964 1/2 and early 1965 (before Oct. 64) K code Mustangs had a dual exhaust system that utilized two resonators that looked like mufflers and a single transverse muffler.
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We have been posting about our original paint 1964 1/2 289 High Performance Mustang Coupe.  There are a lot of original pieces still on this car, which provides a great resource for studying original details on Mustangs.


The 1964 1/2 and early 1965 (before Oct. 64) K code Mustangs had a dual exhaust system that utilized two resonators that looked like mufflers and a single transverse muffler.  This image shows the original H-Pipe that was modified with exhaust "dumps" for drag racing.  This modification was supposedly made when the car was nearly new.
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The 1964 1/2 and early 1965 (before Oct. 64) K code Mustangs had a dual exhaust system that utilized two resonators that looked like mufflers and a single transverse muffler.  This image shows a close up of the exhaust "dumps" supposedly added by the original owner.
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The 1964 1/2 and early 1965 (before Oct. 64) K code Mustangs had a dual exhaust system that utilized two resonators that looked like mufflers and a single transverse muffler.  In this shot, you can see the two resonators.
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The 1964 1/2 and early 1965 (before Oct. 64) K code Mustangs had a dual exhaust system that utilized two resonators that looked like mufflers and a single transverse muffler.  This image shows an original tailpipe to hanger clamp still in place after all of these years.
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The 1964 1/2 and early 1965 (before Oct. 64) K code Mustangs had a dual exhaust system that utilized two resonators that looked like mufflers and a single transverse muffler.  This image shows the FoMoCo stamping with part number and 6-64 (June 1964) date on the transverse muffler.
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 Today, we will take a look at the transverse muffler style dual exhaust system.  This style of exhaust was originally installed on the 64 1/2 and early 65 HiPo Mustang up through sometime in maybe October of 1964.


The 1964 1/2 and early 1965 (before Oct. 64) K code Mustangs had a dual exhaust system that utilized two resonators that looked like mufflers and a single transverse muffler.  This image shows the FoMoCo stamping, part number and 6-64 (June 1964) date that appears on both resonators.
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We are lucky to have the complete original exhaust system on this particular Mustang.  You will note the original date stampings of June 1964 on the muffler and resonators.



The 1964 1/2 and early 1965 (before Oct. 64) K code Mustangs had a dual exhaust system that utilized two resonators that looked like mufflers and a single transverse muffler.  The RH tailpipe is attached to the transverse muffler with short carriage bolts.
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