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Old 07-19-2007, 05:53 PM
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how do you put a stinger back on if you can at all.
just want to see what you guys think

and i do need to put a stinger back on a pipe if i can.
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Old 07-19-2007, 06:28 PM
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I've seen one welded back on probably with TIG not too sure how sucessful as it could create a brittle spot around the weld maybe you could aneal afterwards to resolve this. I guess the rest of the pipe is OK?
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Old 07-20-2007, 01:25 AM
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as long as you have the right equipment to weld aluminum, it should work fine. I have seen a pipe which split down the center joint, a good thick-bead weld around the pipe kept it together nicely, so a stinger should not be a big problem. the thing with alu is, it oxidizes before you know it, so as long as you clean the joint really well, and know how to weld alu, the welded joint with actually be stronger than it was from the factory. as far as other methods, I just can't think of anything better than a weld. I guess you could drill out the hole in the pipe to the size of the stinger, and then tap threads onto both parts and just screw them together. High temperature metal epoxy / resin on the threads would keep it tight, but the whole thing would crack and rip the threads if it got bashed. good luck!
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i had a pipe cut in half and welded back together. it held up very well so i don't see why it wouldn't work for your stinger.
although it is a lot easier to just get a new pipe.
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I have a handfull of "practice" pipes that I've welded the stingers back on with Alumite. http://www.kappalloy.com/alumite.htm It can be done with a propane torche.
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Old 07-20-2007, 05:03 AM
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ya that sounds right
brazing with alumite
ya i could get a new pipe but this pipe is hard to get.
the ninja twist.
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Old 07-20-2007, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by wallyedmonds View Post
ya that sounds right
brazing with alumite
ya i could get a new pipe but this pipe is hard to get.
the ninja twist.
What does this pipe look like ?
And why is it hard to get ? Is it a special pipe ?
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Old 07-20-2007, 01:02 PM
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ya there is only one more up here and it only comes with the tuned ninja motor.
this is a pic when new,the stinger just came out,you can slide it in the pipe kinda funny and iv never seen this happen before.
normally they rip the pipe apart when hit,this one fell out.
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Originally Posted by wallyedmonds View Post
ya there is only one more up here and it only comes with the tuned ninja motor.
They come as a pipe only but are brand new so stock may be not ready yet.
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Originally Posted by ShrekNZ View Post
They come as a pipe only but are brand new so stock may be not ready yet.
you got that right
it dose come in a combo with the tuned ninja with the mag head,but its a bit pricey.
and the header and pipe dont come together.
if i cant fix the stinger ill just wait.
ill us a novarossi pipe i got.
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