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PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:40 pm 
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Whats your location?: Dublin
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Any advice on getting a good seal between the exhaust downpipe and standard exhaust manifold on a standard 998?


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:08 am 
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Whats your location?: Longford
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What Minis have you?: 1971 Mini Marcos.
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Location: Longford
Thoroughly clean joint, dumdum paste and a new clamp was the preferred method back in the day.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:41 am 
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Thanks TMG!


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:48 pm 
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Whats your location?: Between an A series and a G13B
Region: Eastern
What Minis have you?: 60 Austin Se7en
61 van,68 MKII,
75 Clubman estate,
80 1275GT
91 RSP Cooper
Location: Between an A series and a G13B
Don't forget to put a jack under the exhaust to push it right up onto the manifold.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 10:26 pm 
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Whats your location?: Drogheda
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As above but put the gearbox bracket on lose before you jack it to keep it straight

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:35 pm 
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Thanks also TMG and Woody!


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