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« on: 23 May, 2020, 01:17:33 PM »

Hi, Has anyoine out there fitted classiclancia.com's 'spaghetti (mille miglia)' stainless steel exhaust manifolds?
Any decernable difference to power?
Thanks in advance
Chris
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« Reply #1 on: 23 May, 2020, 04:03:29 PM »

FWIIW I have stainless "spaghetti" manifolds on various Lancias but OEM cast/mild steel system on my B12.

I would not want to mess with the baritone voice of the Aurelia.

SS has an annoying tinniness on some cars especially with extremely long runs. My Gamma is a point in case which should not be tinny at 2.5l 4cylinder, but my lower capacity Fulvias are not so.
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« Reply #2 on: 23 May, 2020, 04:58:16 PM »

I would be interested to see a photo of Classic Lancias Aurelia exhaust manifold. They seem to do things properly.
I have fitted Bell complete s/s exhaust systems a few times and been pleased with the results ( a reasonable exhaust note without tininess which improves as the system gets it inner coating, Also no brittleness leading to cracking/splitting).
But the reality is a good mild steel system will always sound nicer.
Bell systems  use a tubular manifold which looks nice but it does nothing to enhance breathing. To get a correct 'tuned length' Aurelia manifold I believe that the individual pipes extend almost under the car separately before merging into one. I have seen one at Gamberini in  Bologna and my memory tells me that Cavalitto sell a 'special' exhaust manifold for Aurelias.

As an aside, my 1st series B20 which has a standard engine has a single side exhaust with special exhaust manifolds and down pipe 3 into ones , all in mild steel and it sounds great as well as seeming to breathe well......or is it an illusion because of the noise under the 'always open' passenger window?
Chris.
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« Reply #3 on: 23 May, 2020, 07:48:16 PM »

Hi,

Thanks for your replies.

You can visit:  http://www.classiclancia.com/car-parts/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=156
to see the manifolds.

I've also attached an image.

Any other info/thoght will be gratefully received.
Chris O'C


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« Reply #4 on: 03 June, 2020, 02:56:35 PM »

Here is an image of what Cavalitto sell as  racing 'Maglioli' manifolds. These look to be in mild steel.
Chris


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« Reply #5 on: 03 June, 2020, 05:20:31 PM »

Hi Chris, Many thanks, I'll check them out.
Chris
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