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Old    Bryce (brycejb328)      Join Date: Aug 2009       05-03-2010, 5:56 PM Reply   
So i had to drop a new engine in my boat. I got to the point of installing the hose between the riser and the muffler. I purchased some shieldsflex II hose, it looked very similar to what was on the boat. So i get one side done and realize that the bend at the muffler is not tight enough where it comes up through the floor, so i wouldnt even be able to put the removeable floor piece back down, so that piece of hose is garbage cause its not long enough to bend that tight, so i try again with a new piece and i just cant get the hose to conform to the shape i want. Then it is jammed so tight against the engine/trans mount in back.

any ideas??

is there suppose to be a 45 degree elbow where hose comes up from floor?
Old    JUST-IN-TIME (justintime)      Join Date: Mar 2009       05-03-2010, 11:47 PM Reply   
got pics?
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       05-04-2010, 2:05 AM Reply   
the bend is built into the "mufflers" on mine, but they're not built into the floor. Sounds like yours are.. post a pic.
Old    Bryce (brycejb328)      Join Date: Aug 2009       05-04-2010, 4:30 PM Reply   
I'll post up some pics tomorrow. But i did order up some 45 degree fiberglass exhaust elbows. After talking to a buddy who has a centurion, he said where his exhaust comes up from the floor to the riser there is a elbow so you dont have to bend that hardwall hose at such a tight radius.
Old    Baitkiller (baitkiller)      Join Date: Jan 2010       05-04-2010, 6:18 PM Reply   
http://www.lewismarine.com/show_cata...=2010&Page=976
Old    Bryce (brycejb328)      Join Date: Aug 2009       05-04-2010, 7:08 PM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by baitkiller View Post
Yup... thats the exact elbow i got... 45 degree
Old    Bryce (brycejb328)      Join Date: Aug 2009       05-10-2010, 6:41 AM Reply   
I got the exhaust all installed using 45 degree elbows like the ones above. makes installation a lot better and every things fits nice.

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