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Old 05-11-2001, 10:03 AM
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An aftermarket ehxaust pipe has a bad fit with existing one. This caused excessive torque, eventually fracturing the clamp. It is not possible to replace the clamp without cutting off and re-welding the flared portion of the pipe.

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Is there a split-flange clamp that can be used in this application?

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Old 05-11-2001, 05:37 PM
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MY sons 190E 2.3 did the same thing on the catalytic converter, I just sloted another one fron a *junk* exhaust system & installed it. Still there 1 year later!!
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Old 05-12-2001, 09:18 AM
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Thanks for reply M.B.DOC,

What do you mean by "slotted"? I assume you re-welded the flare. I have seen re-welded clamp halves on my dad's '82 300SD - they all eventually fail (or welder has to be good).
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