Smoke In The Cockpit...
I recently installed a smoke system I'm my RV6A which has an 160 hp, O320 CS. It has a Vettermans exhaust system. Recently when draining the oil out of the smoke system through the exhaust, I noticed smoke oil running out of the ball joint in the exhaust system. Me thinks that this is the source of my smoke in the cockpit issue.
Does this ball joint seal up when the exhaust gets hot? do I need a new exhaust system-big bucks- or can a welder weld up a ball joint? I doubt that because it seems that would defeat the purpose of the ball joint.
If anyone has experience with the ball joint issue, perhaps you could send me a response.
1995 RV6A N89PC Bought In 2018
160 HP O320, CS Hartzell Prop