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  1. HiDHo
    10-23-2015 05:26 PM - permalink
    HiDHo
    Roger, I don't know if you've been following my problems with a poorly designed generator exhaust system on our Manatee ? I think the answer is to raise the exhaust hose height as it exits the muffler. Some comments mentioned installing a flapper on the exhaust, not very practical because like most generators the exhaust is a thru hull fitting.
    This got me to thinking about the exhaust on the Volvo TMD 31 A which originally had a s/s flapper long gone. Do you have a retro fit flapper usually black rubber hose clamped to the exhaust pipe ? A following sea could flood the engine as happened to my generator. I'm going to see if I can find a retro flapper to fit my exhaust outlet. How is your out fitting of your Manatee going ?

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  • About Roger Long
    Vessel Name
    Gypsy Star
    Vessel Make/model
    Gulf Star 43
    City, Town or Port
    Albany, NY
    Country
    Albany
    Zip or postal code
    12210
    Occupation
    Retired Naval Architect
    Interests
    Who has time for a hobby if they own and old boat?
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    Roger and Patsy
    "Gypsy Star" Where are we?
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