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ArumnDark
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Oct 26, 1:30pm - #310353 
Unbolting the exhaust

I'm working on unbolting my exhaust (temporarily, of course).

Anyway, in the installs section, it says:

2) Pull the 2 muffler sections apart from each other
(leave the back section of the muffer still hanging from the rubber hangers)


How far apart do the muffler sections need to be? Can they touch, or what's the secret for keeping them apart?

I unbolted it, and I love the sound, but I wanted to make sure I wasn't going to mess something up by not seperating them correctly! smile

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Oct 26, 3:22pm - #310354 
you will not mess anything up, the only thing that could happen is they are too close and you start hearing rattling from the two pipes contactin (very annoyin by the way) oh and make sure you stored away the gasket you will need it later thumbsup

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Oct 26, 3:37pm - #310355 
The gasket being the one between the two pipes (attached to the front-end pipe), right?


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Oct 26, 7:37pm - #310356 
^^ yeah its to prevent any exhaust leaks

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Oct 26, 7:38pm - #310357 
yup...are you planning on leaving it unbolted? Cuz i would think the pipes would hit and be annoying?

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Oct 27, 11:38am - #310358 
Ok, the gasket is safely tucked away smile

And yes, the pipes tend to rattle against eachother a bit, which is annoying as all hell...

But it's only off temporarily (couple days maybe), then it's going back together smile


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Oct 27, 12:34pm - #310359 
Originally Posted by ArumnDark
Ok, the gasket is safely tucked away smile

And yes, the pipes tend to rattle against eachother a bit, which is annoying as all hell...

But it's only off temporarily (couple days maybe), then it's going back together smile


just remove the entire rear section of the exhaust, all your doing is restricting air flow with it unbolted on the stock exhaust because its pointed right at the muffler flange.

theres 3 hangers use a ton of wd40 and the strength of zeus


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Oct 27, 12:36pm - #310360 
not to mention you lose some weight by taking the whole thing off.


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Oct 27, 12:40pm - #310361 
Originally Posted by QTRMLR_1
not to mention you lose some weight by taking the whole thing off.


about 25lbs worth smile


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Oct 27, 12:45pm - #310362 
isnt that a little too loud?


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Oct 27, 12:54pm - #310363 
cans omeone post a sound file of waht it soudns like??

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Oct 27, 2:09pm - #310364 
I'll get a sound clip of mine up later today...

I mainly wanted to see what it would sound like, so pulling the whole rear section off is a little more effort than it's worth, since I'll just be putting it right back on (probably today tongue )


And yes, it's very loud smile Of course, my sound recorder blows, so, we'll see how it turns out smile

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