Ron, the long one with a flange on both ends. I talked to Moss today and they are getting me a replacement. Said they have never seen a failure like this. Interestingly, I was with a couple engineers today who are corrosion experts, they said it looks like stress corrosion cracking which is a known failure mode in stainless steel often caused when exposed to chlorides. I just don't know when it would have been exposed to the chlorides. I am going to clean out the garage tomorrow making sure I don't have chlorine stored there for the pool.
Bob which of the 3 pipes are broken? I may have one.
This morning I was driving my 72 B and as I pulled into the parking lot the exhaust pipe sheared off. I did not hit anything and there is no other sign of damage. The failure is about a 1/4 inch behind the flange on the mid-pipe. It is almost a clean cut, looking like someone used a saw on it. It is a Tourist Trophy Stainless Steel system and I installed it in May, 2016. I am currently in discussions with Moss to see what I can do to fix it. I am hoping they can provide me just the pipe so that I can make the repair without having to purchase a whole new system.
Update: So tonight after work I was able to use a coat hanger to hold the pipe in place. I then rolled down both windows (had the hard top on so I couldn't put the top down) to make sure I didn't breath in too much carbon monoxide and then I limped her home. I was most definitely the loudest car on the road. Several people gave me stares, but I was able to get her home and into the garage. I Spoke to Moss and they are shipping me a new pipe. The tech said they have never seen a failure like this before. See my reply on what a possible cause may be. Should have her back on the road soon. The joy's of owning a LBC.
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