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Old 12-23-2011, 06:05 PM
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Anyone try welding the up pipes?

I was wondering if anyone has ever tried this instead of replacing the gaskets or buying the expensive international pipes. Is there any reason why you couldn't do this?
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Old 12-23-2011, 11:25 PM
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The heat and expansion in that system would cause the welds or parent metal around the welds to crack.
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I would think it would be pretty hard to get a weld to work on these. I dont know anyone that's tried it.
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Old 12-24-2011, 01:56 PM
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Ok. So I got another question. Do I understand it right that the T444 engine used in the international trucks uses bellowed up pipes? Has anyone tried to find one off a wrecked international truck? Would one off a junked international truck fit without any problems?
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