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RedBlur2000GTS
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Apr 19, 7:27am - #445814 
TRD exhaust problem

I just purchased a TRD exhaust that was taken off a car. I'm not sure if it comes with any hardware but all i got was the muffler system (no rubber for the hangers or bolts). I installed the exhaust with the stock rubber hangers and the tip rested right against the bumper. I gently nudged the tip down and the tip rested about 1/8 of an inch from the exhaust hole in the bumper. I drove to work (30 minute drive) and when i got there the exhaust had moved back against the bumper and burned a quarter size hole into it angry. Is there any way I can adjust the exhaust/hangers/bolts to make the exhaust tip sit correctly in the hole and not burn anything else?

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Apr 19, 7:39am - #445815 
ok well i did some research and found out that the TRD exhaust comes with new nuts and washers. I figure the washers are my problem. Where do the washers go and does anyone know a size they might be. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

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Apr 19, 8:55am - #445816 
you can use your stock hardwares (rubber, nuts and bolts). however, TRD exuahst is 2 piece. Hence the extra nuts, bolts, and washers that connects the tip to the resonator.

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Apr 19, 10:20am - #445817 
ahhh..yes. But for some reason my tip is a little less than a 1/8th of an inch from my bumper, it's a lot better than it was before but from the pics i've seen of other peoples TRD's it looks like there is a half inch of space between the tip and the bumper.

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Apr 19, 4:21pm - #445818 
I had to use a wire to pull mine up because it was lower then I wanted (hence the tow truck drive scraped it when the motor blew) there is like a 1/2in gap now.


cant say ive done that before... ahh crap
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Apr 20, 4:32am - #445819 
Lets hope that you got the right exhaust. I am assuming by your screen nmae that you have a GTS, if you have the TRD body kit you better check the part number on the exhaust.

With the TRD body kit or rear bumper you would need a Part Number of 00602-17500-008, which is the Extended version of the TRD exhaust for use with the TRD Body kit(ACTION PKG)

If your part number is 00602-17500-006 then you have the wrong exhaust.


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Apr 20, 8:34am - #445820 
I don't have the TRD kit, it's the standard length, i guess i just have to adjust my rubber hangers somehow.

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Apr 20, 4:58pm - #445821 
All you have to do is adjust the rubber hangers by putting spacers or washers where needed to get the tip centered in the opening.

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Apr 20, 7:52pm - #445822 
Just adjust the actual metal hangers. Use a vice to bend them to your liking.

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