New Exhaust Pipe Questions - Universal 5411 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance > Engines > Diesel
 Not a Member? 

Diesel This is a new forum dedicated to diesel engines and their applicable accessories.


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 07-23-2009
montenido's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Los Angeles area
Posts: 323
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
montenido is on a distinguished road
New Exhaust Pipe Questions - Universal 5411

Hi all, I just built a new exhaust elbow for my boat out of 1 1/4" black pipe. I have a couple of questions. First, should I weld the joints? They are pretty tight already. Second, should I use exhaust paint on the pipe before I wrap it with the header insulation?

I guess that is about all I need to find out right now.

Thanks, Bill
__________________
Odyssey, '79 CSY 44 Cutter
Channel Islands, CA


"There is no unhappiness like the misery of sighting land (and work) again after a cheerful, careless voyage."
Mark Twain
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 07-23-2009
JimsCAL's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Glen Cove, NY
Posts: 2,343
Thanks: 0
Thanked 27 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 8
JimsCAL is on a distinguished road
I replaced a couple of the pipe fittings that make up the exhaust loop on my 5411 about 15 years ago. Didn't weld them and they are still fine (though I have a complete set in the spare parts bin for whenever I get the next leak). Didn't paint them either. Just tighten them good and snug and put the insulation back and you should be fine.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
water leaking in oil - Universal Diesel 5411 stef9 Gear & Maintenance 21 11-24-2013 01:55 AM
Overheating Universal 5411 JohnBassett Gear & Maintenance 20 05-20-2009 11:54 AM
Any Gearhead's? Capnblu Sailboat Design and Construction 40 11-23-2008 06:58 PM
Universal 5411 exhaust elbow cooltec Gear & Maintenance 2 06-25-2007 06:20 PM
Universal diesel 5411 rmiille Gear & Maintenance 1 12-30-2001 06:01 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:42 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012