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    Default '97 Sea Doo GTX - Tuned pipe alignment

    I just replaced the 787 engine and when putting exhaust system back on, i cannot get the tuned pipe to connect (with the large steel o-ring clamp) to the othe pipe that runs along the lower side of engine to the water box.

    I put the clamp on hoping to pull the pies tight but there is an 1/8 inch gap around half the connection.

    Any ideas?

    thanks

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    Default Alignment....

    You'll need to loosen the bolts at the top of the exhaust, connect the "O" clamp, then tighten the allen head bolts back down.
    I wonder why your off so bad though. I pulled mine this past summer to make repairs to it and it fitted practically back flush. Maybe had 1/16" to pull together.

    You didn't loosen anything else but the "O" clamp? Do the above to get your fit because if I remember right, the other end is secured at the motor mounts. So, if you loosen the 4 allen head bolts at the top, you'll be able to get your fit, then pull it down with the other 4 bolts....
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