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Post by tparsons56 » Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:27 am

On our first cruise of the year yesterday I noticed an exhaust smell in the front cockpit of our 1941 Custom. I will tighten down the exhaust manifold bolts but for the elbow/exhaust pipe connection is there a better way to tightening the large nut other then the hammer/chisel method?

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Re: Blowby

Post by drrot » Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:52 am

This is one way ... -v-jaw-16/
A strap or chain wrench is another.
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Re: Blowby

Post by mbigpops » Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:47 am

Not sure how much room you have but I use the 36 inch pipe wrench from Harbor Freight.

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