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Old 05-16-2006, 07:12 PM   #1
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Well, today I was cutting off my muffler to put on a flowmaster, and upon doing it, my exhaust pipe broke at the resonator. It looks to be like it was like that, but finally broke. Should I be able to put a reducer on it to fix it?
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Hard to say. Depends on how it broke. Sometimes a half sleeve can be welded over the transition.
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Alright, well you know how the exhaust pipe slides in the resonator and they welded it? It broke right at the weld, Apparently too much flexing took its toll.
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You need to fully support the exhaust system when working on it.
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I had it supported, apparently the pipe was hanging off by a small piece of weld that gave way when I loosened the muffler. Nothing a little ingenuity can fix.
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Update - I don't have the money to fix the exhaust, I'm gonna use the money to get my CCR and my TPS connector so I can drive the car. One question though, how loud is the car without a muffler? I don't wanna get pulled over.
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Update - I don't have the money to fix the exhaust, I'm gonna use the money to get my CCR and my TPS connector so I can drive the car. One question though, how loud is the car without a muffler? I don't wanna get pulled over.
You are going to get pulled over. It is loud. If your going to attempt this anyway try to keep the rpms low.
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rats. It would only be a 1/2 mile drive to where im going. I think ill have it fixed.
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