New Manifold-exhaust pipe gasket.

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Posted by Bob Thomas on February 10, 2017 at 17:21:44 [URL] [DELETE] :

On my 800 I had a bad exhaust leak between the manifold and exhaust pipe. It was creating an erratic idle. Ordered a new gasket from the local New Holland dealer and gave it a go. During the restoration I had used brass exhaust nuts fortunately. The outside nut and bolt came out easily. Then the problem began. How to get a wrench on the bottom inside nut. I tried contorsion, cast a few spells, nothing worked. Finally, I took the cheapest 9/16 box end I have and cut it about three inches long, then clamped it the vice and gave it a slight bend. Worked like a charm. Slipped easily on the nut. Maybe this will help someone.


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