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Re: Manifold pipe loose

Postby hurleyjd » Sun Sep 29, 2013 2:01 pm

I also have redone a cub or two. I have removed the remains of a broken pipe in the manifold by heating the pipe and getting it loose and collapsing it, Then cleaned the threads with a dremel tool and the dremel wirebrush. The first cub I did was before the internet was around to ask advice. Was not my intention to insult with the post for the new manifold. I inch pipe tap priced would be $20 dollars on ebay and up top $90 at other places. I did this with the manifold on the tractor. Then I removed the manifold the passages were close to being blocked by baked in oil. That is why if I had a place to buy a $95 dollar manifold that was clean inside and out I would have done it. But you know to each his on.

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Re: Manifold pipe loose

Postby RedNeckSuperC » Sun Sep 29, 2013 3:26 pm

I replaced my manifold too but only because the pipe had been welded to it and it broke off again. I don't remember what I spent for the new manifold but it was worth it to me at the time. :beer:
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Re: Manifold pipe loose

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Sun Sep 29, 2013 3:45 pm

I have the tap. He's bringing the manifold to Cecil's cubfest. We'll fix it, if it is fixable.
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Re: Manifold pipe loose

Postby pickerandsinger » Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:21 pm

I don't think anyone is insulting any one by deciding whether or not to buy a new manifold....Don't worry about it....I simply believe if it can be fixed it will be.... Kinda like fixing a tire or buying a new one.. Maybe that will clear it up for you... :D
hurleyjd wrote:That is why if I had a place to buy a $95 dollar manifold that was clean inside and out I would have done it. But you know to each his on.
As you say to each his own.... :thanx:
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Re: Manifold pipe loose

Postby Rudi » Sun Sep 29, 2013 7:44 pm

hurleyjd wrote:How about spending $95 and buying a new manifold, problem solved for your lifetime. Yes Rudy doing pretty well here, if our government does not get together and solve some problems, I will get some real estate dealers name from you and move north.



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Re: Manifold pipe loose

Postby Matt Kirsch » Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:17 am

If the threads are beyond repair, you can go ahead and do a "last chance" repair.

Weld or braze a new BLACK pipe in. Don't use galvanized because welding on galvanized creates phosgene gas, which will mess you up as bad or worse than the isocyanides in paint hardener.

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Re: Manifold pipe loose

Postby pickerandsinger » Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:09 pm

Thanks Matt
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Re: Manifold pipe loose

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:38 pm

Manifold.is.rethreaded...(Sorry.spacebar.is.not.working,suddenly.)
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Re: Manifold pipe loose

Postby Jim Becker » Mon Oct 14, 2013 4:06 pm

pickerandsinger wrote:I simply believe if it can be fixed it will be.... Kinda like fixing a tire or buying a new one..

Kinda like fixing a generator or replacing it with an alternator.

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Re: Manifold pipe loose

Postby pickerandsinger » Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:57 am

Jim Becker wrote:Kinda like fixing a generator or replacing it with an alternato
....Headers were my next choice,Jim :lol: .....Gotta say that Ed is a persistent sort....But the tap finally caught and threaded :{_}: ....Nice job also I might add....Installed the black pipe (thanks Matt)....I put a little exhaust sealer to build up the ridge on the manifold ( 2000 degree stuff) and let it harden yesterday and last night...Will pretty it up and paint it this AM...Hey, it was worth the carrying ons at the vise, even if I had to throw it away... :lol: :lol: ....But we didn't....Thanks Ed, Dave :thanx:
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