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exhaust blowing out trim side onto shrubs

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by SCAPEASAURUSREX, Apr 15, 2004.

  1. SCAPEASAURUSREX

    SCAPEASAURUSREX LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 835

    My new 36" stander has the exhaust outlet on the trim side and cause the machine is so small the exhaust outlet is a few inches from the outside of deck.. Problem is while cutting manicured lawns with fancy beds and expensive ornamentals, the exhaust is blowing right onto the shrubs............... Wright said they had no real remedy other than to go to a dealer and buy a new manifold from kawi that would relocate the muffler ??? But who knows if that will really work ?? ANybody else have this issue on any machine and how did you rectify it....... Thanks
     
  2. SCAPEASAURUSREX

    SCAPEASAURUSREX LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 835

    PS it's a 15 hp kawi
     
  3. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Posts: 10,812

    Put a curved tube on the muffler. You can have it go forwards.
    John
     
  4. SCAPEASAURUSREX

    SCAPEASAURUSREX LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 835

    Thanks John, Any ideas where to get a curved tube to do it with ????
     
  5. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Posts: 10,812

    Pluming supply, Try a copper fitting and just drill a hole and put a screw in it.
    John
     
  6. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,773

    you might can put a plate in front of it about an inch away from the exhaust pipe, it would deflect it into all directions but that one
     
  7. SCAPEASAURUSREX

    SCAPEASAURUSREX LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 835

    Thanks guys....
     
  8. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Posts: 10,812

    Anytime:cool:
     

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