Exhaust flange seals

Jim Green jeg1976 at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 23 08:50:39 EDT 2001

Yea, I had a feeling that was the case.  Damnit!!
--- JShadzi at aol.com wrote:
> Jim, I have dealt with this before, trust me, go and
> have it fixed right, a 
> problematic flange like this will NEVER seal right. 
> I would put in the 3 
> hour drive to prevent the dozens of hours you will
> deal with this in the next 
> few years.
> Javad
> In a message dated 7/23/2001 7:40:01 AM Pacific
> Daylight Time, 
> jeg1976 at yahoo.com writes:
> <<  need advice on the best type of seal to use.  My
>  brand new exhaust that I had put on the car has
>  already blown through a seal on the flange that was
>  put on the downpipe.  After dropping the exhaust, I
>  had to clean all the Goo off the flange that was
>  previously sealing the inperfections.  For the
> amount
>  of money I paid the Bozo's who did this, you think
>  they could weld a flange on strait.  I did some
>  grinding, but it is still not perfect.  Is there a
>  seal that will make up for a slightly warped
> flange? 
>  I can bring it back to them, but I would like to
> just
>  get it done with and not have to drive 1.5 hrs each
>  way to have them do it.  I put a crappy felt one in
>  there for the time being, but it is slightly
> leaking. 
>  What about using two gaskets?
>  Thanks, >>

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