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Old 09-25-2003, 04:04 PM
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107 tailpipes

Is the rusting of the 107 tailpipes a common problem? I've replaced these tailpipes so many times and it is very costly. That's the only part of the car that is rusting. Any ideas?
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Old 09-25-2003, 08:00 PM
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No problem so far on my own, and not something I've seen other posters mention. Check out Timevalve for stainless steel replacements for the parts that keep rotting.
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Old 09-28-2003, 07:22 PM
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I have a '79 450 SL with the original exhaust on it. Haven't heard of issues with consistent rotting.

I would have to agree with checking out Timevalve, though. I have heard great things about there exhaust systems.

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Old 09-28-2003, 08:58 PM
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The cold end on our '87 doesn't look good...tho it's holding for now. We'll see if it starts getting loud soon.

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