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by john26
Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Exhaust hose advice
Replies: 24
Views: 626

Re: Exhaust hose advice

Roger that on the expansion tool.It makes sense about damaging the fibers.A little soapy dawn..
by john26
Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Exhaust hose advice
Replies: 24
Views: 626

Re: Exhaust hose advice

Hey Maestro,
Was it pretty easy getting the Vetus hose on the fittings.I am attempting my install in the drink and am wanting to be quick about it.
Thanks to all..
by john26
Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 21
Views: 717

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

What oil are you running in her?I might would try straight weight.
by john26
Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Exhaust hose advice
Replies: 24
Views: 626

Re: Exhaust hose advice

Thanks for the feedback.I like the flexability of the vetus product,just not alot of info out there on it.It should be an easier install.
Thanks
John
by john26
Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Propeller purchasing - comments on...
Replies: 22
Views: 872

Re: Propeller purchasing - comments on...

I know this is a few days old,but do you folks have any prop specs for a 1966 26' single screw.I can't find any info on this boat!! Frustrating

Thanks
John
by john26
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Exhaust hose advice
Replies: 24
Views: 626

Re: Exhaust hose advice

Sounds like the way to go.I am stuck between getting the vetus or Trident corrugated hose.The Vetus 21/2" hose is actually 2 9/16" 65mm and would be easier to install.The Trident seems to be a little more robust temp wise and more commonly used , but probably will be a bear getting it on. ...
by john26
Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Exhaust hose advice
Replies: 24
Views: 626

Re: Exhaust hose advice

Thanks to all for the great info and knowledge.I feel a little less apprehensive about the task at hand thanks to good fellowship. Also..My 66 just has a straight hose from the riser with a gentle downward slope to muffler then out the transom.Should there be a siphon break or water box in line for ...
by john26
Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Exhaust hose advice
Replies: 24
Views: 626

Re: Exhaust hose advice

Has anyone tried using an automotive exhaust pipe expander to loosen things up a bit.
by john26
Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Exhaust hose advice
Replies: 24
Views: 626

Re: Exhaust hose advice

Yep and I thought I had the market cornered on innovative ways to get thing done.Great Ideas. I was going to use Trident corrugated hose my only worry is what clamps to use with the ribbed exterior.I measure up at 2 1/2 ID. I don't believe they have 2 5/8.Man I would love for it to go on easy..What ...
by john26
Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Exhaust hose advice
Replies: 24
Views: 626

Re: Exhaust hose advice

First off thanks for replying with all the great information.I've had a lot of craft over the years, but this is my first inboard.So be easy on me.My exhaust outlets are above waterline, but not much. I have been contemplating plugging off the exhaust ports some how.I figured the old ones would not ...

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