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#1 LilysDad ONLINE  

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Posted April 27, 2014 - 05:44 PM

I made an el shaped exhaust pipe on my Wheel Horse and put a Nelson muffler on it with a flapper. Now, I'm wondering if I shouldn't put a P shaped exhaust on it, like the P trap under your bathroom sink. Then, if I drill a small 1/8" hole in the bottom of the loop, it will drain out any moisture instead of going in the valve. Any thoughts? Am I over thinking it?



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Posted April 27, 2014 - 05:48 PM

Keep it out of the pool, and skip the hole.

 

Pics would help.


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Posted April 27, 2014 - 05:50 PM

  I think the flapper should work well. If you have doubts just drill a 1/8" hole in the lowest point of the system. Every turn in an exhaust system creates back pressure.

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Posted April 27, 2014 - 06:37 PM

  I think the flapper should work well. If you have doubts just drill a 1/8" hole in the lowest point of the system. Every turn in an exhaust system creates back pressure.

                                           JMHO,

                                                      Mike

 

I agree with Mike. 

 

I've seen tractors sit in the rain for years with only a flapper on the muffler and not be locked up.

 

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Posted April 27, 2014 - 07:17 PM

 . Every turn in an exhaust system creates back pressure.

                                           JMHO,

                                                      Mike

Good point!

 

Keep it out of the pool, and skip the hole.

 

Pics would help.

You want a picture of my bathroom sink???


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