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Old 20 August 2006, 09:25   #1
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Anyone recognise this odd tube?

Could it be a permanent flushing fitting? It's on a 60 bigfoot.

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Old 20 August 2006, 11:23   #2
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Is it ex-mod or RNLI or something (the number on the leg looks like some sort of offical number). Some engines on rescue boats/lifeboats are fitted with fittings like that so they can be running (warming up) prior to lauching. Maybe this is one of those?

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Old 20 August 2006, 14:00   #3
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These are fitted by barrus to engines used for commerial use, normally where barrus fit the engine and as Tim M posted often found on RNLI, Coastgaurd etc. It is used for flushing the engine
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