When I pulled the motor out of my 62, I snagged the exhaust and broke the pipe.
An excellent excuse to upgrade a bit from the crossover and single exhaust, which a po had dumping out right behind the passenger door.
Besides, both manifolds have ears broken off:
I'm not looking for more performance out of the engine and won't be upgrading the breathing on the intake side. But, I would like to have a dual exhaust system to eliminate the crossover. I see that there are plenty of options for headers as well as replacement cast manifolds. Advice on the best, most cost-effective option?