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Old 10-13-2021, 12:37 PM
Ottoman Ottoman is offline
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Default Vetterman exhaust mounting

I'm building a 7a with the new elastomer front end, io-360, vetterman x-over exhaust.

How do I attach/support the two exhaust pipes together? The frame of the elastomer pucks seem to be in the way.

I think I read some place that they need to be spaced 8in apart, is this correct?

I have looked at a lot of pics but can not find one with the new front end. Does anybody have the answer or can you point me in the right direction?

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Old 10-13-2021, 12:52 PM
philrisl philrisl is offline
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Location: Deltona, FL
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I believe the instruction sheet from Vetterman (my exhaust came direct from Vetterman since I have a SuperiorXP with cold air intake manifold) shows the option of placing hangers from each pipe towards the outside and connecting to the motormount cross tube at the firewall rather than between the pipes. It shows using adel clamps as the anchor point on the mount tube. Hope this helps.
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Old 10-13-2021, 04:34 PM
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There is a gentleman on VAF that goes by, "DRAKER" (Ryan Drake). It looks like he may have some helpful pics on his site for you.
Colorado Springs, CO
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Old 10-13-2021, 05:35 PM
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Thanks, the pics from Dracker says it all and a lot more as I looked at more pics.
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Old 10-14-2021, 06:41 PM
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Here is how I did it if you need more pics. Starting at 6th pic down.
Jereme Carne
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Exempt but gladly paying!
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Old 10-14-2021, 07:18 PM
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Yes, I did mine kind of like Jereme. Not sure if it's "right" but that's how it ended up. Disclaimer: I'm not flying yet.

Ryan Drake
Livermore, CA
Donated 12/31/2020
RV-7A (N12VD): Everything done that can be done at home. Waiting for hangar to finish up.
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