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How to replace collapsed fire wall in weil-mclain oil boiler and where to get a new liner or brick to replace it with?

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I have done many of these. Unless your quite knowledgable on the consequence of making a mistake while doing this, i'd recommend you hiring a consiencious serviceman. Dont forget, , a cup of oil is equal to a stick of dynomite under the perfect conditions. when installing this, carefully follow the manufacturers instruction on the combustion chambers clearances to the blast tube or combustion head. THere are baffles usually added, accordingly to the draft measurements you attain, the zozzle size , pattern, and angles is an exact adjustment. Prepare ahead of time the face gasket for the burner plate,Mark the depht of the burner intrusion so that you reinstall it the correct way.If this was originaly done by a ****** oil burner mechanic, this might have been the reason why it failed, as, if this was all done accdording to code and practice, this shouldn't have failedi'll watch for your progress and intrude (lol) when i see i shouldgood luck

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    paul charles Oct 26, 2011

    If a oil heating contractor wishes to sell him one, they usually can get it, i totally agree with you, there could be legal reprecussions helping him installing this.
    In our province, we are totaly responsible for the heating products we sell to unl;icensed techn or home owners. i usually would disagree with this form of big brother control, but this i'll make an exception
    keep good guys
    pAUL

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Your heating supply store will have a replacement unit.  I do suggest you get a pro to do this, however.  Your burner should be tuned and this is not a job for an amateur.

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