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Offline stationzebra

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Exhaust Putty
on: 26 December, 2020, 07:25:00 PM
Just installed my Delkevic, but the putty they sent was as hard as a hockey puck?! Is this stuff really necessary?...clamps are nice and tight so nuthin’ is goin’ nowhere’s?

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Re: Exhaust Putty
Reply #1 on: 27 December, 2020, 03:52:05 PM
I use clear builders silicone its works and simply peels off when you change the exhaust
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Re: Exhaust Putty
Reply #2 on: 27 December, 2020, 06:32:38 PM
Neccessary?  Not if it is on and isn't blowing.  Even if you detected a little leak it would likely seal up within a test run or so.

A little silcone grease (buy it n 2oz tins or small tubes) helps the pipes both slide (to fit) and seal - and is what I use (it also has other uses).

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Re: Exhaust Putty
Reply #3 on: 27 December, 2020, 07:11:54 PM
*Originally Posted by jm2 [+]
Neccessary?  Not if it is on and isn't blowing.  Even if you detected a little leak it would likely seal up within a test run or so.

A little silcone grease (buy it n 2oz tins or small tubes) helps the pipes both slide (to fit) and seal - and is what I use (it also has other uses).

Nice n shiney can - please catch-up with the cat next.   :001:
It's a really good fit and I don't detect any leakage, but I do have some high temp grease I can apply if anything happens. Thanks for the feedback!

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Re: Exhaust Putty
Reply #4 on: 28 December, 2020, 12:58:44 AM
A high temperature (650°F/343°C) RTV silicone would be my weapon of choice here - proper job!

 


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