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Onan 6.5NH Exhaust Leak Question


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Old 02-06-2018, 07:58:12 PM
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Default Re: Onan 6.5NH Exhaust Leak Question

Flatten the flanges with a belt sander.

Install new gasket. DO NOT over tighten a soft gasket- the flange will warp.

For the flex, use a walker or nelson band clamp such as:
http://www.walkerheavyduty.com/en-US...mp-band-clamps


These clamps tighten evenly 360 degrees and seal better than any saddle clamp.
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Default Re: Onan 6.5NH Exhaust Leak Question

my 6.5 NH used exhaust tubing in both OD and ID sizes for slip on fit-up
in the end my exhaust relied on 3 to 4 inch overlap to the flex, and no clamps
[I welded a piece of OD measured tubing inside the ID measured flange stump]

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Default Re: Onan 6.5NH Exhaust Leak Question

Nice! I think mine is a bit too tight to slide it up that far. Had to split it to get it in as far as I did.

Thanks Jim for that Walker clamp idea. I am ordering a couple of those!
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