Home made Stack? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 20 Old 04-08-2007, 03:20 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 100
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Wink Home made Stack?

I'm going to make myself a stack. Here's the idea...... I want it to be six to eight inches in diameter on the passenger side. I'm going to paint it black. I'm going to cut out of a piece of sheet aluminum the words "Global Warmer" and attach it vertically on the stack facing the rear. I may put a flapper on it if I can weight it right so it will ting at idle. My question is, what can I use for the stack? I thought maybe a short piece or large conduit. Any ideas? Don't say just to buy a kit because if I had wanted to go that route I would already have done it.
tech701 is offline  
post #2 of 20 Old 04-08-2007, 03:29 PM
International Threat
 
Marty's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Elkton, MD
Posts: 13,088
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 12 Times in 8 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Just buy a stack kit LOL!

Paint the stack... well the stack will get VERY hot so it's probably more like powdercoat maybe?!

The flapper sounds cool and unique to these rigs since alot of the older big rigs have them.

G'luck in your endeavors and definitely get pictures up if you do it!

2001 F250
11.62 @ 115.79
Owner of Marty's Diesel
Elkton, Maryland
Marty is offline  
post #3 of 20 Old 04-08-2007, 03:57 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
97stroker_roalin_coal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: columbia station ohio
Posts: 164
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
go to a semi grave yard and get a 5" or 6" stack off one of the semis and what ever else you need for pipeing
97stroker_roalin_coal is offline  
post #4 of 20 Old 04-08-2007, 05:19 PM
BIG TRUCK, SMALL DRIVER
 
pipelayerjdh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Iva, SC
Posts: 5,877
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
You will want to use something relatively thin. A piece of schd 40 conduit that diameter will be super heavy. For paint, go to advance and get some VHT 1200 degree spray paint. It works well. I used it on my turbine housing.

Derrick

My photobucket




'97 F-350 "FORDOR" 4X4 (Dually Conversion, Shackle Reversal, Technicooler , Auto Meter Gauges, 4" DIY Dual Exhaust w/ '08 tips, 4" DIY intake w/ AEM filter, Wicked Wheel 2, 360° thrust bearing, Homemade E-fuel conversion, Wildman Chip, 160cc DIY injectors , DIY IDM mod) 230K and counting...
pipelayerjdh is offline  
post #5 of 20 Old 04-08-2007, 05:28 PM
.

 
Big Tone's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 4,488
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Go to the local Napa they can order alumanized steal of prefered diameter in 10' sections.
Big Tone is offline  
post #6 of 20 Old 04-08-2007, 05:29 PM
duct tape & zip ties

 
bigcountrysg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Willis, MI
Posts: 10,761
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to bigcountrysg
I aggree with going to a graveyard for semis and scrounging up a stack in the diameter you are wanting. I would not use conduit. As conduit last I check has a coating on it to prevent rusting. If I am correct on that your going to burn that coating off with a result of toxic fumes, kinda like welding galvanized pipe.

I say either buy a stack kit or scrounge one up at the graveyard.


Your Actions Today, Decide Your Future Tomorrow

2005 6.0 Crew Cab Long Box Lariat, current truck

2004 6.0 destroyed by contaminated fuel

2002 7.3L burnt
bigcountrysg is offline  
post #7 of 20 Old 04-08-2007, 07:03 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 100
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
According to the EPA toxic fumes will be coming out of it any way. You say Napa can order exhaust tubing in my prefered diameter. I'll have to check that out.
tech701 is offline  
post #8 of 20 Old 04-09-2007, 10:47 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
wesjones's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 422
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
definately junk yard it. i got a whole stainless semi exhaust with muffler for 20 bucks at a place near me....alot cheaper than a stack kit.

2001 F-250 XL 7.3 PSD, 5" MBRP Turbo-Back Exhaust, K&N FIPK Intake...



www.intelexattachments.com
wesjones is offline  
post #9 of 20 Old 04-09-2007, 11:18 AM
duct tape & zip ties

 
bigcountrysg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Willis, MI
Posts: 10,761
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to bigcountrysg
Quote:
Originally Posted by tech701 View Post
According to the EPA toxic fumes will be coming out of it any way. You say Napa can order exhaust tubing in my prefered diameter. I'll have to check that out.
You are correct the epa is correct also but the toxic fumes I am talking about are worse then what comes out now. When you heat up that conduit with the exhaust gasses, you will begin to burn off the coating on the conduit which will produce toxic fumes even worse then your exhaust gas.


Your Actions Today, Decide Your Future Tomorrow

2005 6.0 Crew Cab Long Box Lariat, current truck

2004 6.0 destroyed by contaminated fuel

2002 7.3L burnt
bigcountrysg is offline  
post #10 of 20 Old 04-09-2007, 08:28 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
stroker27's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: SLC, Utah
Posts: 514
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
u can use an old semis air intake pipe if its long enough... some of those old cab overs had them plenty long to use for a stack and they are about 7 inches.....i have one for a tip.. its a 7 inch one...... see if thats big enough for your truck

99.5/01 F250 SD 4x4 SOF ext. cab short bed
90,000 on the engine and 253 on the truck
aftermarket:
Intake(DIY/TYMAR)
Foil Delete...(no difference noticed)...
Tires
Tint
Gooseneck hitch
Tow package
Headlights
Exhaust(kat and muffler delete)
2" leveling kit by AAA spring(local)
tranny w/triple disc tq
edge juice w/attitude
where has all my mileage gone....
stroker27 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome