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Old 12-18-2008, 09:19 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by Savington View Post
Flat surfaces don't need gaskets.
hack saw marks don't look as flat to me. better safe than sorry.
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Old 12-18-2008, 09:44 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by patsmx5 View Post
Lol. I'm not gonna destroy it. I'm gonna adjust it...
^^ awesome quote
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Old 12-18-2008, 01:58 PM   #43
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Wow man. That turbine is fricken ginormous. Your welding has gotten quite a bit better it appears. Your exhaust holding up could be attributed to the fact that it doesn't have to see 1600* EGTs like this manifold will. Roll with the punches though and attack that if and when the problem comes.
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Old 12-18-2008, 03:34 PM   #44
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Great progress Pat, the welding looks real good, great job.
I don't see you having too many issues with that design.

I second the recommendation on the rutland gasket cement unless you get it all ground flat by a machine shop. AS is, you will need it.

Hope you crank her up soon.
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