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I took the plunge a few weeks ago and invested in a holeshot highmount pipe for my 05 nekkid. I love it to death, but unforunately I just noticed that it's leaking at a one of the joints! At the joint where the can meets the mid-pipe, there is a leak. I noticed it because it has discolored the midpipe a little, so I started it up and put my hand next to the discoloration and sure enough, I feel warm exhause blowing on my hand. Is there any kind of sealent that I can use to close these joints up completely? Where can I get some of it? Thanks guys!
 

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Try any auto parts store.  I know NAPA has some sort of muffler sealer stuff for sure. From your description, it sounds like it's leaking at a joint that came already assembled, it that correct?
 

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Permatex copper gasket sealant 700F high temp goop. Apply liberaly to the insdes of the joints, let dry over night 12+ hrs,. Ride on.

Well thats what I did 3 years ago no leaky any where. And yes I have a holeshot high mount.
 

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yeah like mentioned... call or email Dale... and tell him about it, he will have the answer, prolly either get you info for fixing, or replacing
 

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zip650 said:
Permatex copper gasket sealant 700F high temp goop.   Apply liberaly to the insdes of the joints, let dry over night 12+ hrs,. Ride on.

Well thats what I did 3 years ago no leaky any where. And yes I have a holeshot high mount.
Use that stuff. I believe in the instructions it even says to use high temp copper gasket sealant. I didn't use it at first cause I was lazy but I eventually uninstalled the pipe and used the sealant, good to go.
 

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Ya, use the copper RTV. I let it cure for 24 hrs. No leaks on my Holeshot. :)
 

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same thing on my scorpion high-mount. gonna try using the suggested sealant
 

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I just picked up the suggested sealant, thanks for the advice guys! I guess I should have stuck the instructions more clearly, but I didn't think it would be such a problem! Now the only problem is that I have to go a day without riding! The SV is my main transport so I havn't done that for a loooong time ;D Thanks again!
 

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The sealant shouldn't take a day to dry. I think I had to wait 20 minutes for mine to set.
So if you're quick with the install, you may not have to miss a day's riding
 

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The sealant does dry quickly.  Try not to put more on than needed as you will just have more to clean up.  Once the stuff dries its hard to remove.  Good luck.
 
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