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Old 05-10-2016, 12:36 PM
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I am looking into purchasing new exhaust for my 1996 190prostar. I have found some on www.skidim.com. The ones on the sight are not made by SilentMaster, I was wondering if anyone has bought from this company and are their products reliable? I was thinking of doing away with the exhaust completely but was nervous about the back pressure and being to loud. Any thoughts?
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Old 05-10-2016, 12:45 PM
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Just re glass or epoxy the holes.. simple simple.. no mufflers gets loud..

or you can go stainless pipe and these.... from summit...
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Old 05-10-2016, 12:46 PM
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mine fixed... no glass or paint.. just marine expoxy -
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Old 05-10-2016, 01:33 PM
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I have refiberglassed them 2 years in a row...I must not be doing something correctly. I will purchase the exhaust from the www.skidim.com and will post how they preform at a later date. Thanks for the speedy response!!
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Old 05-10-2016, 02:08 PM
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My old 1 pc silent master kept coming apart after repairing 3 times... This time went the skidim route and so far I am pleased.. I went with these:

http://www.skidim.com/MUFFLER-ANGLED...tinfo/UM-2015/

Shorter but slightly larger dia made install much easier for me. Slightly louder from shore but still just a pleasant growl.. No noticeable diff from inside boat. Can't tell you much about longevity but mount them with padding so as not to rub holes and they should last very long time.
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Old 05-10-2016, 02:23 PM
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My old 1 pc silent master kept coming apart after repairing 3 times... This time went the skidim route and so far I am pleased.. I went with these:

http://www.skidim.com/MUFFLER-ANGLED...tinfo/UM-2015/

Shorter but slightly larger dia made install much easier for me. Slightly louder from shore but still just a pleasant growl.. No noticeable diff from inside boat. Can't tell you much about longevity but mount them with padding so as not to rub holes and they should last very long time.
Thanks for the advise! Im glad to know that they are working well...Im going to order them after work today!
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