1490 exhaust elbow

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Dsauntson
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1490 exhaust elbow

Post by Dsauntson » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:47 am

Hi, I have a 1983 DB 1490.
It has a hole in the exhaust elbow which is slowly getting bigger.
I have been looking for a replacement but am struggling to find one.
Does anyone know where these can be sourced from?
It is an awkward shape to try to weld and I would probably make the hole bigger if I tried.
Fumes in the cab are starting to get a bit much now

Thanks Dave

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db2d
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Re: 1490 exhaust elbow

Post by db2d » Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:06 am

Try Barcley Williams. barcleywilliams.co.uk

SteveCollett
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Re: 1490 exhaust elbow

Post by SteveCollett » Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:16 pm

Braizing is a good repair easy to do and good on cast

Scooby
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Re: 1490 exhaust elbow

Post by Scooby » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:06 pm

Just a thought although the casting may be too thin. Could it be drilled out the correct size to screw a self-tapper in and then put a copper washer on it when it is finally inserted ?
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