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Flexible Exhaust Pipe
« on: September 12, 2017, 19:17:42 PM »
Need to construct an in cowl exhaust for an RCV58. Concept would be to immediately turn the exhaust 90 deg using a knuckle joint, then a short pipe run then into home-made box silencer.

Would anyone know of a source of say a 10mm metal flexible pipe no more than 30mm - 40mm in length.  Just Engines do a flexible pipe but they are far too long.


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Re: Flexible Exhaust Pipe
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2017, 10:30:49 AM »
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Re: Flexible Exhaust Pipe
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2017, 18:17:35 PM »
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Re: Flexible Exhaust Pipe
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2017, 18:21:06 PM »
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Thanks very much, e-mail just sent to Mick to see if I can get a pipe to screw directly onto the cylinder head.  RCV use 11x0.75 threading.

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Re: Flexible Exhaust Pipe
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2017, 20:22:12 PM »
That thread size sounds familiar, may be the same size as the os 52 surpass
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Re: Flexible Exhaust Pipe
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2017, 17:04:00 PM »
Think you could be correct JE site states the 90 deg bend fits OS and RCV's.  Still to find an OS 90 deg bend at a reasonable price though as JE want 20 which is a bit steep for what it is.

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Re: Flexible Exhaust Pipe
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2017, 21:50:45 PM »
You could try 10mm copper tube it would last a few years before cracking. It is easy to bend to shape and silver solders well.

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