Jump to content

 

Welcome to TheMalibuCrew!

As a guest, you are welcome to poke around and view the majority of the content that we have to offer, but in order to post, search, contact members, and get full use out of the website you will need to Register for an Account. It's free and it's easy, so don't hesitate to join the TheMalibuCrew Family today!

Sign in to follow this  
Chaabo

Problems with ETX Exhaust

Recommended Posts

Chaabo

I just found this on a message board over here and was Shocking.gif !

The 2 year old boat (MC) just had 60 hours in salty water until both ETX exhaust were leaking.

Is this a known problem?

etx7.JPG

etx5.JPG

etx3.JPG

etx2.JPG

Pic 5

Pic 6

Pic 7

Edited by Chaabo

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
BlastRlxi

Is that a freeze plug that it is leaking from? It looks like a spot that has been plug welded.

Edited by BlastRlxi

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
VinRLX

Interesting question. But in salty water? Perhaps not flushed properly?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
88Skier

Someone said on another thread that their life would not be as long as cast iron manifolds because they are aluminum. If their life is that short, I'd go with cast iron on replacement. IIRC ETXs cost upwards of $1,500 for a set.

Edited by 88Skier

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
MoonDawg

Salt Water and Aluminum don't mix. Perhaps some stainless would be a better way to go such as the EMI Thunder

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
andyb

That's scary Chaabo - I thought the ETX manifolds boasted longer life because they are one piece (& aluminium). Mine are going to get a "Macs" flush every time from now on!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
jgouveia3

I too heard that the ETX would NOT last long in salt. I just blew a whole in my riser on my '00 Monsoon II, just 5 1/2 seasons, and I flush fairly regularly. I got almost 12 years out of a set on my old MC 190.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...