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post #1 of 18 Old 11-10-2009, 09:31 AM Thread Starter
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stacks???

i want stacks but i have a concern. when it rains and snows doesn't that get in the stacks and hurt anything? especially when not running. what do you guys do to stop the weather from running your truck?
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I drilled a small hole in the elbow that connects to the exhaust off the turbo, otherwise I used to use rubbermaid drink containers.

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i just throw a bucket over mine if i know rains coming

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i just treat it like I always have, dont cover mine up or anything.

Only problem I can forsee is corroding the inside of the pipe near the elbow.

Mine only sits over night though, If I was leaving for a few weeks or something I might cover them up

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i drilled a tiny hole too

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I drilled a small hole too but only because my truck is going to be sitting awhile.

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if i dont drill a hole, does a diesel suck exhaust in on startup like a gasser?
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I'm not 100% positive but I think they do

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even if they do it would take a week of rain at an inch an hour to fill your downpipe up enough to get it up past your turbos exh housing, the only thing you have to worry bout is all the black that will come out when it does rain and your pressure exh pushes it out

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yea it creates a huge mess if you have a white truck unless its downpouring when you start it...

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