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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:58 am    Post subject: Exhaust sealing rings Reply with quote

As part of checking the chassis legs involves removing the exhaust boxes, when reassembling what are the thoughts on using exhaust paste on the sealing rings or should they be assembled dry?
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've had my boxes off a few times now and have always put the rings back dry. Never had a problem.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes dry, just wire brush any corrosion and don't lose them they are daft expensive to replace. Plenty of lube and heat on the nuts for the heat shields and stays it's a real pia if you snap those studs.
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dry, tighten clamp then a few good bangs with a hammer and tighten again.
 
  
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