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    been around the block Stagesrt4's Avatar
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    infamous hole in exhaust at the weld spot

    hey guys been trying to trace down a leak in the 97xp i just purchased

    finally found that the weld is pretty much blown out on the bottom of the upper exhaust pipe.

    I have few questions...newb ones at that....


    the 96xp exhaust will bolt right up to 97xps correct? (besides color ha)

    can that hole be easily re welded or any other easy fix? (I have access to tig/mig)


    this one looks good, might buy this if no ideas turn up...

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Sea-D...rcraftQ5fParts


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    been around the block Stagesrt4's Avatar
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    ha just noticed that they are one town over from me lulz


    ill just win bid n not pay shipping....

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    Easily welded, see my attached photo.
    Jon

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    I can get this done for you for probably $20 if you want to pay shipping to and from Ohio.
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    that looks awesome


    my buddy welds too.

    Ill show him your pic and ask if he can match that, if not itll be coming to you lol.



    im gonna win the ebay one for now tho since its so cheap and 5 minutes from me...

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    i assume this happens because previous owners most likely never fired ski after pulling it outta water to remove all water in the system....


    oh well

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    Its a VERY common issue, its a low spot that traps water.
    Mine was tig welded.

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    awesome


    my dad owns a Body Shop, with all tools needed for the job


    thanks again meyn

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    mine did the same thing.. i jb welded mine.. been holding great for about 3 years now

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    I tig welded mine in about 5 minutes. I mad a patch out of an aluminum yard stick and it lasted for two years now.

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