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3/27/12 12:56pm - Original Message: 'brass ring between Exhaust pipe '
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Lemon Grove, CA - USA

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1982 C3 Collectors Edition 44000 miles, sat in the sun most of it's life, My wife purchased it for me for fathers day in 2007 from her girl friend that had it for 19 years. It is on the road again. I'm retired but it is now my daily driver.

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I had to remove my exhaust pipe and noticed that my 82 did not have a metal washer (that is a brass doughnut) between the exhaust pipe and the manifold.  Is it suppose to have one?

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3/27/12 9:33pm - Reply: 'Re: brass ring between Exhaust pipe '
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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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Iirc, the '81-'82s had tubular exhaust manifolds(like headers, but not really). There would be no need for any gaskets. The "manifolds" have a coned seat, and the pipes have a flared end, to fit snugly on the cone. 

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