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Jan 29, 6:30pm - #387297 
Unbolting exhaust

i tried with all my might to unbolt the exhaust, and i used soap and water...but that didn't help. So can anyone recommend some good lubricant to use to help me get the fucker undone? thanks


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Jan 29, 6:45pm - #387298 
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Jan 29, 6:51pm - #387299 
are you serious wtf


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Jan 29, 7:00pm - #387300 
I am assuming you are talking about the the infamous two bolts. Just going to have to use at least a 1/2 drive socket with a good breaker bar. I ended up using breaker bar and the handle to my floor jack. Onece they are broke loose they'll come right out


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Jan 29, 7:08pm - #387301 
what's a breaker bar?


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Jan 29, 10:16pm - #387302 
I used WD-40...

just find a pipe that will fit around the handle of your ratchet...it will give you more leverage. I tried unbolting mine with just a medium sized ratchet and it didn't work for shit...sprayed it with wd-40 and added the pipe to my jack and it was a sinch thumbsup

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Jan 30, 12:26am - #387303 
I'm not sure if you are having trouble with the bolts or the hangers.

Spray WD40 on the bolts and let it sit for a while before you try to get the bolts loose.

Put dish soap all over the exhaust hangers to get the muffler off of the car.

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Jan 30, 12:56am - #387304 
you need some muscle and a strong wrench...i found that the hardest part wasnt getting it off..it was trying to put it back on..i had to go to a shop to get it put back on...if your near a air force base and you got some AF friends, go to the auto hobby shop and pay like 3 bucks an hour..they have all the tools you'll need..lift, torque wrench etc...i used a socket wrench for one side and the closed end of the wrench for the other side..works pretty good that way..

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Jan 30, 2:53am - #387305 
Hmmm...When I unbolted the two bolts on the Celica GT I just used a wrench and it gave in. I am not big either, 5ft 6" and 140lbs. So if I can do it, I am pretty sure you will be able to do so.


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Jan 30, 4:16am - #387306 
wd-40 then just TURN, thats what i did on my exhaust. once the first struggle is over with they are easy. just make sure the torque them back down, i think its 25lbs of torque?

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Jan 30, 9:25am - #387307 
Just use WD-40. Let it sit for a minute, then use a wrench thumbsup Worked for me last night..

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Jan 30, 9:29am - #387308 
i just cut mine off but yea wd-40 or if you have a torch heat them up a bit


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Jan 30, 10:39am - #387309 
i put wrench on there, stood back a foot, and kicked it, a kick to each side broke the bolts loose lol

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Jan 30, 1:06pm - #387310 
Mine were VERY stuck. I used a breaker bar and all that. I ended up cutting my bolts off.

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Jan 30, 2:36pm - #387311 
+1 more for WD-40 vote smile


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Jan 30, 3:04pm - #387312 
yeah...i drenched them in WD40 and im still not successful in getting them off.


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Jan 30, 3:43pm - #387313 
try my kicking method, but make sure your kicking it the right way..or else you tighten them more...

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Jan 30, 6:22pm - #387314 
okay i figured out what you said about kicking it...and it worked lol. first bolt only needed one good kick, the 2nd one needed 3 good kicks...sounds fucking awesome thumbsup


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Jan 30, 8:30pm - #387315 
my god its fucking loud as hell, i had it in 5th gear going 30 mph and it was loud


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Feb 1, 5:52pm - #387316 
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Feb 1, 6:39pm - #387317 
right on mAN!!

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Feb 1, 11:55pm - #387318 
I still like to hear my radio on the freeway. rolleyes


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Feb 2, 12:56am - #387319 
lol...i bolted my exhaust back after 2 minutes of driving it around...i only did this just because i was curious, and planned on putting it back together after i heared it


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