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Old 03-01-2008, 09:45 PM   #1
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Im new so if Im in the wrong spot, sorry. I drive a Supercharged 94 Bonneville SSEi, whats the factory pipe size for the exhaust? Asking cause Im gonna replace the old exhaust tips as they suck.
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some were 2.25, and some were 2.5 in. best thing to do is simply measure it. i would guess the 2.5 in.
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the tips on 92-95 SSE/SSEi are not actually tips. The exhaust "tips" that you see are bolted to the bumper. If you take off the part that is bolted to the bumper, you will see you have a small ugly bent opening shaped tip. It would be best to measure your exact situation to make sure its right, since we have seen some differences between cars. willwren said his were 1.75"
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Ok now im gonna feel like a dumbass (just keep in mind I grew up around all women), How is it measured? around or from one side to the other over the opening?
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you want to measure the center, or the outer diameter(O.D.). what you buy, should have the inner diameteter (I.D.) to match.

i await haro to return with a pic for ya, he is the king of visual aid
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side to side.

you can also measure the diameter by measuring the circumference and dividing by Pi (3.14). For example, take a piece of paper and wrap it around the pipe and mark the exact length. Measure that distance. Lets say you have a 7" length around the pipe. Divide that by 3.14 and you have the diameter of 2.25"
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Well I just went and took some pics and he'* deffinetly right, thats really bad looking
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yea, no kidding.

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here is what I did to solve the problem

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Thats similar to what I wanted to do, I was gonna put Dual tipped upturn slant squares. Roughly, how much is it gonna cost for me to have someone replace the muffler and give it tips?

Btw that your car? If so looks nice, how much did you pay for the smoke lens'* on your tail lights (or is it the actual lights? if so how much and where cause I cant find **** on the net)?
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Yes, that is my old 95 SSEi. It really depends on the shop that is doing the work, but you are probably looking at around $100?

The taillights were sprayed with 3 layers of VHT Niteshades spray tint, and then a clearcoat.
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