Are stock 3800 exhaust manifolds worth keeping?

daturbosix

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did a motor job on a 03 park ave, im stripping the core for its usable parts... are the manifolds worth holding on to or let them be scrapped?
 
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Is it plastic? Not really worth much maybe 15 bucks, I had a couple aluminum ones and I ended up scrapping them after trying to get 50 bucks for them online for months
 

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No not worth any money, not bad to keep if you ever do another 3800 and it happens to have a cracked one on it
 

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After stripping my 3800 I am slowly realizing the parts off it are worth nothing.
 

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[MENTION=53]Turbocharged400sbc[/MENTION], bring me a bag of dat sticky icky and take everything but the block and heads.
 

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but seriously, if you have a use for the oil pan, timing cover, valve covers, exhaust manifolds... come get em.
 

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nah toss em out...the only thing id want is the front cover and if the motor ate a bearing then the pump housing is already scored.

not as bad as the old buicks but the covers do wear out and bypass pressure internally
 

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if you don't have a pipe they can be used as an extension on a breaker bar :dunno:
 

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You can modify the rear manifold by turning the #6 towards the crossover and sell it to someone that wants to turbo their car. :dunno: Easy $100. Other than that, like everyone said, they're useless.
 

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You can modify the rear manifold by turning the #6 towards the crossover and sell it to someone that wants to turbo their car. :dunno: Easy $100. Other than that, like everyone said, they're useless.
that's seriously worth a hunna bucks?

i gotta sell mine then. fuck. i thought it wasn't worth shit.
 

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Once it's turned and welded. It's like a P-log, but I take back that $100. More like $75 maybe. I didn't realize those stainless P-logs were so cheap. They're only $139.
 

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every time I see this thread title on the feed, it's like nails on a chalkboard to my brain


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No ? maybe?

I say just toss everything that isn't plastic into your scrap bin. Sometimes I wish I could toss my entire 3800 car into the scrap bin
 

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