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    Rasta Mon Condoms We Be Jammin!!!!! TxVirageTx's Avatar
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    todays ride

    well the pro was just flat tearin it up.had a blast runnin bouys.the virage was a different story,after running the bouys(with a 6 wedge,stock grate,and h/s sponsons,quite a combo i know)i stopped to play with the lows a little and heard something go POP.started looking around and noticed one of the chamber pipe clamps hanging lose.crap!!!!!it is one of the top ones,and it made it back fine with the seat cracked,as far as i can tell it didn't even start to leak,guess i'll get a 3some of those clamps for backup in case


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    Post pictures if you get the chance

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    Use the newer/better spring clamps and make sure the pipes are properly aligned. I've heard it's excessive vibration, poor alignment, worn mounts, cheap and/or over torqued clamps that create the breaking of the clamps.

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    clamps

    pretty sure it was overtightened,i'd just had that connection apart but not that clamp to resure the dry cell battery,when i reassembled it i gave that clamp a twist as well,my bad!!!!!

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    The good news is you caught it before you had a real problem.

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