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#140 of 142 Exhaust collector
Sep 19, 2011 (11:31 am)
For a custom exhaust system, I need 3 bolt flanged collector with the bolt ring diameter 2.5 inches and the pipe i.d. 2 inches, plus or minus 1/4". It seems there must be cars that use about that size, but in looking at catalogs for replacement parts, I'm not finding any that give the actual dimensions. Does anyone know what car would use this size of collector? Generic ones that I've found don't come with a pipe i.d. of less than 2.5" which would mean their bolt ring diameter would be about 2.75". Here is a link to one of them for reference.
Any help will be appreciated.
#141 of 142 F-350 ENGINE EXHAUST CLEANER
Mar 05, 2012 (6:28 pm)
I have a 2009 F-350 Super Duty (King Ranch) Diesel. There is an engine exhaust cleaner with this vehicle. The exhaust cleaner activates every 300 kms (185 miles). When the exhaust cleaner is activated you are suppose to continuously drive at 80 kms or faster (50 miles/hour) until the exhaust cleaner has completed it's cycle. The problem that I have is when you can't continuously drive 80 kms or faster until the cycle has completed. This happens when I am driving in the city. In this instance blue smoke will bellow out of the exhaust pipe. Not a good thing to see. Nobody likes to see an excessive amount of blue smoke bellowing out of the exhaust pipe. Is this normal? The Ford technician tells me that you have to drive it on the highway and there won't be any blue smoke. I find this odd and believe that there is something else wrong with the vehicle. Any advice