New exhaust system problem with connection


4 replies to this topic
  • Jim R

Posted February 21, 2006 - 06:17 PM

#1

I just recieved a new White Brothers exhaust system (header and slip on) and the header diameter is over 1/4" smaller in diameter than the slip on at the connection between the two pieces. There was not any enclosed bushings or parts to take up this difference. I talked to White Brothers tech. department and they said that I need to reuse the bushing (tech. dept. did not do a very good job of explaining this part) out of the stock pipe. Unfortunately I bought this bike used and I don't think it had a stock pipe on it. The bushing in the pipe that I am replacing will not work because it fits the slip on side but is still too large for the header diameter and there is no way that I can squeeze the clamp enough to make it work. Does anyone know what the proper material or materials is to bush this connection and where can I get one? From Yamaha? The dimensions that I am working with are:

Slip on ID - 1.877" ID
Header OD - 1.590" OD
.287" difference or I will need a bushing or spacer thickness of .1435"

I would appreciate any suggestions.

Thanks,
Jim

  • lipskid

Posted February 21, 2006 - 09:30 PM

#2

You should be able to order one from your dealer.

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  • jrcgaf364

Posted February 21, 2006 - 09:44 PM

#3

or theres this stuff called chamber seal

  • Matt96xr6

Posted February 22, 2006 - 07:52 AM

#4

First off you need to state what bike you have.

Second, go to www.yamaha-motor.com find the parts fische for the bike, find the number of the muffler bushing and go to your local dealer to order it.

  • PK

Posted February 22, 2006 - 07:59 AM

#5

Take the time and order the correct part, otherwise you will waste a lot of time and money on stuff that wasn't meant for the task.





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