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Jackhammer Exhaust #228017 Jul 20, 3:31pm Jul 20, 3:31pm
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Rick OP
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Jackhammer Exhaust
Hey guys, as some of yall know i bought a TSRM exhaust and installed it yesterday grin. The only thing is that when its idle it sounds like a jackhammer inside the car because it keeps hitting my TRD bumper. Any suggestions as to what i could perhaps put in between the canister and the bumper to prevent that annoying sound? Thanks...any suggestions are appreciated. rice

Re: Jackhammer Exhaust [Re: Rick] #228018 Jul 20, 3:50pm Jul 20, 3:50pm
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You can bend the hanger so that it doesn't rub against your rear bumper. That's the best thing you can do.

Re: Jackhammer Exhaust [Re: v3n0m] #228019 Jul 20, 4:28pm Jul 20, 4:28pm
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or weld it down real good, if you're that hardcore


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Re: Jackhammer Exhaust [Re: Polykarb] #228020 Jul 21, 6:20am Jul 21, 6:20am
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Should i trim the body kit around it? or would that look tacky? I was thinking of either doing that or putting some sort of material in between.. frown

Re: Jackhammer Exhaust [Re: Rick] #228021 Jul 21, 12:05pm Jul 21, 12:05pm
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Don't trim the bumper, just bend the hanger so it doesn't rub anymore. Your bumper will melt if you don't fix it ASAP.


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Re: Jackhammer Exhaust [Re: slidr] #228022 Jul 21, 2:44pm Jul 21, 2:44pm
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Ok ill try...im assuming that i wont have to unbolt anyhing, and its farily simple?

Re: Jackhammer Exhaust [Re: Rick] #228023 Jul 21, 6:01pm Jul 21, 6:01pm
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Originally Posted by Rick
Ok ill try...im assuming that i wont have to unbolt anyhing, and its farily simple?
Yes, it's simple. Did you put the exhaust on, or did someone else? Because if you paid to have someone else put it on, then take it back to them and demand that they fix it, because it's not mounted right.

The hangers are attached to the car, and made of metal that is somewhat flexible, yet strong. Attached to the hangers on the car are rubber pieces with two holes in them. One hole for the hanger on the car, and one hole for the hanger on the exhaust. There are three hangers I believe. You should be able to bend the hangers with moderate force, and once you get under the car, you should be able to see what I am talking about.

Check the install section for exhaust installs, and you should be able to see pics of the hangers, if they are already not labeled for you. Perhaps someone would be nice enough to post a pic or two here for you. I would, but I'm at home on dial up and it would take me a few hours.


Anyways, adjust the hanger that is closest to the rear of your car, and since your exhaust is hitting your bumper, you want to bend the hanger DOWN towards the ground ever so slightly. Don't go too overboard.

Also, your exhaust should not be vibrating like it is, so check to see that your exhaust is attached to ALL HANGERS, and once again, there should be three.

If you don't feel like doing this yourself, then take it back to whoever did the initial install, and they should fix it without any complaints, since they may have not done it right the first time.

Good luck. wave


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Re: Jackhammer Exhaust [Re: slidr] #228024 Jul 21, 6:33pm Jul 21, 6:33pm
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Thanks alot!! that makes it much more clear...ill be doing that tommorow thumbsup

Re: Jackhammer Exhaust [Re: slidr] #228025 Jul 21, 6:33pm Jul 21, 6:33pm
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Thanks alot!! that makes it much more clear...ill be doing that tommorow thumbsup

Re: Jackhammer Exhaust [Re: Rick] #228026 Jul 21, 6:43pm Jul 21, 6:43pm
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Make sure you use a good jack to jack the rear of the car up. You only need one, but make sure you don't just use the stock jack that comes with the car, because that jack is only meant to change flats, not to hold the car up with someone underneath. Seriously, if it fails, there is no way you are walking away alive.


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