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Old 12-12-2012, 12:55 PM
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For those seeing rust stains leaking from the riser gaskets, just clean them up, re-surface the mating surfaces using a wire brush or sand paper and just re-install them using new gaskets and a good paste compound.
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Old 12-12-2012, 11:38 PM
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I will call the dealer, but just out of curiosity...What do new risers and exhaust manifolds cost?
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Old 12-12-2012, 11:44 PM
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For those seeing rust stains leaking from the riser gaskets, just clean them up, re-surface the mating surfaces using a wire brush or sand paper and just re-install them using new gaskets and a good paste compound.
Yep. Some new gaskets with some light sanding will do fine. For fresh water, the risers will last a long time, even if there is rust on outside of the exhaust manifolds.
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Old 12-13-2012, 06:23 AM
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I will call the dealer, but just out of curiosity...What do new risers and exhaust manifolds cost?
About $750 to $850 depending on where you buy. Lot's of online discount retailers:
http://bpi.ebasicpower.com/index.php
http://www.skidim.com/

Watch out for shipping charges though, lot's of weight there.

Do you have a local retailer? Sometimes they will match the online guys and you'll save on the shipping charges.
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Old 12-13-2012, 08:46 AM
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:03 PM
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Well I have bought all the new Risers and Exhaust manifolds.
Only one problem. I can't get the old exhaust manifolds off. I have ground down the bolts but they are stuck on there good. Any suggestions for getting them off???
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:17 PM
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pour penetrating oil on the seam of the mating surface or the 50/50 mix of acetone/atf - let it sit a few hours - re-apply oil. Also apply oil to bolt surface. I would do that for a day or 2. Then get a small steel mallet - and give a few good whacks...IMO Can you post some pictures of how the manifolds look?
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Old 12-22-2012, 08:17 PM
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Will do. That sounds good. I am amazed at how stuck on they are. I didn't think of the penetrating oil. Will do. at this point the exhaust manifolds are toast. All the grinding we have done has eaten away at them. Still I will post some pics though.

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Old 12-22-2012, 11:19 PM
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The next thing I would do is seek the advice of an engine shop...any luck searching the old threads?
..maybe someone will chime in after Christmas... sorry your issue on this... I am sure you are very frustrated. Good luck..
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Mike205, is this something that you have done to yours before?
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