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    I haven't actually done any testing to see how...

    I haven't actually done any testing to see how hot the pipe gets, but I'm sure it's warm. I've been careful to route everything clear of the pipes. I don't think it'd get too hot, as the mufflers...
  2. I've been running down this issue all day. I...

    I've been running down this issue all day. I talked to State Farm, and it sounds like all they will want is an estimate from the dealer. I made sure the dealer knows it's an insurance quote. At...
  3. Is there a direct source for the strut? One of...

    Is there a direct source for the strut? One of the boat dealers mentioned South East Foundries? Can you buy direct?
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    The winds finally died down yesterday, so we hit...

    The winds finally died down yesterday, so we hit the lake with the new exhaust configuration.

    I could barely tell a difference inside the boat. The tone was a little deeper, but it was not...
  5. The strut is definately out of alignment and...

    The strut is definately out of alignment and bent. This looks like a critical alignment, so I'm thinking my only option is to buy a new one? The only company that I know of that sells struts is...
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    I'd have to record it someplace behind the boat,...

    I'd have to record it someplace behind the boat, and I don't think I'm good enough to keep my recorder dry:oops:
  7. Stump trimming: Shaft repair, Strut repair, straightening?

    I was out trimming the stumps on the lake yesterday with my 2001 Mobius. Big vibration above idle, so we limped home. Fortunately the stump missed the hull and only impacted the prop, and possibly...
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    The winds finally died down yesterday, so we hit...

    The winds finally died down yesterday, so we hit the lake with the new exhaust configuration.

    I could barely tell a difference inside the boat. The tone was a little deeper, but it was not...
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    I didn't replace the hardware, just cleaned it up.

    I didn't replace the hardware, just cleaned it up.
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    The main reason for the switch is to get away...

    The main reason for the switch is to get away from the leaky mufflers. I'll let you know.
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    Started a clean thread with the install. ...

    Started a clean thread with the install.

    http://moomba.com/msgboard/showthread.php?t=15335
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    Here's a picture of all the parts cleaned up and ready for assemble. NOTE: I was only able to use two of the packings.

    http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk52/pecanflyboy/Moomba/100_2756.jpg
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    Addtionally, I replaced the the shaft log and repacked the gland nut. To do this, I had to remove the prop shaft flange. I simply put a socket between the flange and the transmission, tightened the...
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    Clamped everything down:

    http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk52/pecanflyboy/Moomba/100_2764.jpg

    http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk52/pecanflyboy/Moomba/100_2769.jpg
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    I lubed everything up with a lot of WD40, inserted the 3" end into the 3" rubber, and then muscled the sleaved 3 1/2" end into the 3 1/2" rubber:
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    Replacing mufflers with straight pipes.

    2001 Moomba Mobius. All measurements, parts, and pictures are based on this boat. Your boat may vary. I had to split this up into several post to get all the picture in. You can see my pics at:
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    I've ordered 5' of stainless 3" exhaust pipe, and...

    I've ordered 5' of stainless 3" exhaust pipe, and had them put a 30 degree bend at each end and cut the pipe in half. I'm using these guys:

    http://www.ashlandmufflerhouse.com/

    I think I've got...
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    Great idea. At the beginning of the summer I had...

    Great idea. At the beginning of the summer I had my prop rebuilt and installed it recently. I checked, it's tight and the prop and the shaft are running true. Still trying to figure out if this is...
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    I just need to find a peice of stainless pipe to...

    I just need to find a peice of stainless pipe to replace the mufflers. Is the rubber 3.5" ID or OD?
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    So, other than noise, a straight pipe should not...

    So, other than noise, a straight pipe should not give me any problems?
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    Berg, you are cracking me up! I had a '67 Chevy...

    Berg, you are cracking me up! I had a '67 Chevy Nova with Hooker Headers and Cherry Bomb exhaust. The cool thing was to put a butterfly just past the headers so that you could pull a lever and have...
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    I think it's funny that someone is worried about...

    I think it's funny that someone is worried about exhaust noise when my daughters have the entire boat shaking to the rap crap coming out of the speakers. It might be good to know the engine is still...
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    Muffler removal, straight exhaust

    2001 Mobius. I have a muffler leak and have read of all the problems other owners have had with the fiberglass mufflers. I'm considering the removal of the mufflers and replacing them with a...
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    There isn't much "play" in the ball and block,...

    There isn't much "play" in the ball and block, other than it's ability to rotate freely around the ball.
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    http://moomba.com/msgboard/showthread.php?t=14645...

    http://moomba.com/msgboard/showthread.php?t=14645

    This was the thread I'd created about replacing the steering cable.
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