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Exhaust cracked head from crash help please

Discussion in 'King Motor Baja' started by jbraswell47, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. jbraswell47

    jbraswell47 Member

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    I have a ddm pipe, took a tumble the other day an it cracked a exhaust bolt from head, but didnt crack to piston still ran but of course it made a funny sound i ordered a rebuilt kit, but need help on how to prevent this in the near future, like an coupling?
     
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    chitown joe Well-Known Member

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    heres a thought, J-B weld, i used it on my nitro exhaust when i would crack the stingers off or stripped out the threads,
    they use it on 1/1 engines so i don't see why you cant use it on these lil' guys,
    have to try it out when if and when i pop some head threads or crack something
     
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    im guessing you have a dominator v1 pipe. yes cut it around an inch away from the head and use a silicone or rubber connector to prevent this from happening again.
     
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    +1 to allow room for chassis to flex.
     
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    There is a lad on here called Jackobyte and he done this two or three times.Another lad called Pablo came up with a fix that Mickey said.
    Cut about an inch from the manifold and take a 5 mm ring out of the pipe as well then you will need some Samco or similar silicone piping to use as a joint,jubilee clip the two together and bingo...jobs a guddun.
    J;)
     
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    thanks this what i will do.
     
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    yes it is but the broke piece came off all the way.
     
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