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I'm fairly new to ATV'ing. I have what appears to be an loud exhaust leak at the manifold/pipe connection at the engine and some minor backfiring when releasing the throttle. I consider myself fairly handy with tools. On a scale of 1 -10....1 being "forget it bring it to a dealer" and 10 being "piece of cake"...how difficulty is it to disengage the springs and replace the doughnut? Thanks in advance for not breaking my chops.

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I'm fairly new to ATV'ing. I have what appears to be an loud exhaust leak at the manifold/pipe connection at the engine and some minor backfiring when releasing the throttle. I consider myself fairly handy with tools. On a scale of 1 -10....1 being "forget it bring it to a dealer" and 10 being "piece of cake"...how difficulty is it to disengage the springs and replace the doughnut? Thanks in advance for not breaking my chops.

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Here's what I'm looking to replace:
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I'm fairly new to ATV'ing. I have what appears to be an loud exhaust leak at the manifold/pipe connection at the engine and some minor backfiring when releasing the throttle. I consider myself fairly handy with tools. On a scale of 1 -10....1 being "forget it bring it to a dealer" and 10 being "piece of cake"...how difficulty is it to disengage the springs and replace the doughnut? Thanks in advance for not breaking my chops.

Jozane
I’d bet he’s got an older twin 5 bucks he’s got a cracked exhaust manifold ive repaired 5 or 6 already just weld the crack up good as new.
 

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On a scale of 1 to 10 with 1 being a 15 to 30 minute job and 10 being a 4 hour job without difficulty it a 1 or 2, but if a previous owner tried to fix it it might be a 20 if a manifold stud or bolt is broken off in the head and it could turn into a 30 or 40 if the head has to be removed to effect a proper repair - good luck
 

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On a scale of 1 to 10 with 1 being a 15 to 30 minute job and 10 being a 4 hour job without difficulty it a 1 or 2, but if a previous owner tried to fix it it might be a 20 if a manifold stud or bolt is broken off in the head and it could turn into a 30 or 40 if the head has to be removed to effect a proper repair - good luck
Thank you. Right now its up at my hunting camp. I'll get it into my garage after the season and take e a closer look.
 

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On a scale of 1 to 10 with 1 being a 15 to 30 minute job and 10 being a 4 hour job without difficulty it a 1 or 2, but if a previous owner tried to fix it it might be a 20 if a manifold stud or bolt is broken off in the head and it could turn into a 30 or 40 if the head has to be removed to effect a proper repair - good luck
LOL... Yep ^^. You never know when working on the exhaust of an old machine.
It can go from a very simple task that only takes a few minutes to a major repair in the snap of a rusted old exhaust stud.
 

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Hey guys. I kind of followed the same pattern when I tried to fix my ATVs exhaust last week, but didn't seem to work out well. I'm not really sure what went wrong. I'm much better I think when it comes to repairing furniture and anything that has to do with woodwork is my real flair. I've done so much work for lots of my friends for free that they decided buy me the as a birthday gift. Now I have to apply what I'm learning here to fix my exhaust too, as I was never really good with cars let alone.
 

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Hey guys. I kind of followed the same pattern when I tried to fix my ATVs exhaust last week, but didn't seem to work out well. I'm not really sure what went wrong.

Well you know what they say knowings half the battle!!
 
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