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Old 09-25-2016, 01:47 PM   #1
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Trying to get crap to run downhill

Well, I'm at Plumber's Rule #1

And the only foreseeable place to put my grey water holding tank is far back passenger side..... BUT!

My exhaust pipe is routed there (hot pipe & plastic = no good)

I was looking at exhaust, and just after it jumps over the axle, it has a 35° - 40° bend, with a clamp just before the final bend.
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My question is, can I unclamp the clamp, flip the pipe over, cut a 5 inch hole in skirt and exit out the side right behind the tires? Or I might be able to flip pipe and turn down at bottom lip of skirt
What are the drawbacks to not exiting out the back? Diesel soot on skirt?
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Old 09-25-2016, 04:32 PM   #2
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MM,

I've rerouted many exhaust systems that way. Never had an issue. Mind you if you're planning on having living quarters over that exhaust, be sure the body is well sealed to prevent carbon monoxide from seeping in.

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Old 09-25-2016, 04:35 PM   #3
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I've rerouted many exhaust systems that way. Never had an issue. Mind you if you're planning on having living quarters over that exhaust, be sure the body is well sealed to prevent carbon monoxide from seeping in.

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First choice is to exit through the skirt, second choice is to exit out from under bottom of skirt.
I WILL NOT dump anywhere behind skirt
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First choice is to exit through the skirt, second choice is to exit out from under bottom of skirt.
I WILL NOT dump anywhere behind skirt
But, I hear ya
I like playing with the skirt, but that's a different story........
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I like playing with the skirt, but that's a different story........
Bout ready to drill a hole through the skirt
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Turn it out just back behind the drivers seat
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Turn it out just back behind the drivers seat

Pass! Been there done that
When I got the bus, the exhaust was disconnected at the turbo, but still inline where 60% of the exhaust exited out the rear.... I was amazed I could talk to another person in the bus after I fixed that leak!
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If on the curb side, remember that any time you are parked and the engine is running the exhaust will be pouring into your play area. Better to route it out the driver side (mine is just in front of the rear wheels).
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My exhaust is out the passenger side like that. I get it about the play area idea, but how often would I have my bus running while my awning and everything is out?
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Old 09-25-2016, 08:23 PM   #10
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You may want to check with local laws first. In a lot of places you must have the exhaust exit behind any passenger areas. This is to prevent gasses from migrating into the passenger areas. Your local exhaust shop may know.
Another thought, if you dump out the side you are aimed at vehicles next to you in traffic.
I plan on having a stack at the very back.
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