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Old 04-06-2004, 12:06 AM
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i "ghetto rigged" my exhaust and now i need help...

Hey,

My exhaust started to make louder noises so I i went under the car and decided to tackle the problem myself. I cut the pipe in two places and attempted to put it back together with clamps and pipe fittings. Well, it's not working so well since my pipe fittings are a little too big and the whole exhaust is hanging like a piece of crap. I'm probably going to get it fixed professionally tomorrow but I have one question.....

Can I just buy new pipes and install them without welding? It is possible ? All I basically need is the first and second pipe starting from the engine

I basically screwed up my car once again. It only had small leaks and now I have about 10 hangers holding up the exhaust and about 5 clamps holding the new pipe fittings which are almost falling off.

If you also know of any good site that exhaust parts please post it up.

Thank You very much
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Old 04-06-2004, 12:51 AM
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i've been searching for a while and i found some info but i still have a question....

do these just attach with clamps or bolts (i'm trying to avoid welding)

here are the pics....



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Old 04-06-2004, 01:01 AM
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Old 04-06-2004, 05:44 AM
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or u can just straight pipe it

here is a tip for u tho. if u notice along the exaust there are these heat shield on the upper part held on by bolts. what i did was get a pipe clamp and put it over the exaust and find a bolt to hold it in place against the shield. replacing that bolt essentially. yes i am running straight pipes, but i am young and don't mind the sound yet
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Old 04-06-2004, 11:31 AM
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I wouldn't straight pipe a 240D. There's no turbo to dampen the noise.
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Old 04-06-2004, 11:53 AM
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Yeah, that 240 would be illegal just about anywhere if straight piped since you don't have a turbo. I doubt you'd ever have a problem with it but it's something to be aware of.
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