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Small Hole In Exhaust Can

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' started by Jez79, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. Hi Guys,

    I have a 'Ballystic' carbon fibre pipe on my 99 zx6r which has worn through from heat resulting in a scorched part about the size of my thumb halfway down the can (so a shorty's out of the question).. I can't aford to buy a new can right now, and I feel really vulnerable with the stock can on cos its so quiet..

    Was thinking of doing a repair job using gasket glue for vibration and heat, and then mounting and riveting a small aluminium plate over it..

    Anyone got any tips, ideas, or done this before?

    Many thanks in advance.

  2. sound like it should work
    i have done similar things before but to cars and trucks and not on carbon.
    if it is just a carbon sleeve and you have alloy underneath then you could try oxy welding with a filler rod for a more permanent fix. i wolud probably avoid rivets and just use sealant as it will cause less stress to the can. if you get some carbon effect film that may make it look a bit more attractive as well