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Coopers S

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PostSubject: Exhaust removal. HELP!   Exhaust removal. HELP! Empty5th January 2013, 17:15

Was trying to get my stock exhaust free this evening before fitting my new one in the morning. I cant get the bolts on the flange after the cat to undo. They are soo F**king tight! Any one got any tips?
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PostSubject: Re: Exhaust removal. HELP!   Exhaust removal. HELP! Empty5th January 2013, 17:23

Had the same trouble with mine I ended up cutting them off .
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PostSubject: Re: Exhaust removal. HELP!   Exhaust removal. HELP! Empty5th January 2013, 17:25

Some heat might help you out Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Exhaust removal. HELP!   Exhaust removal. HELP! Empty5th January 2013, 17:42

I had to take Janets one to Kwik Fit to undo the nuts they got some heat to them and tried to undo them and they where F---ing Tight so had to get cherry red and then they came undone, they tighten them up and I took it home and sorted the exhaust out cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Exhaust removal. HELP!   Exhaust removal. HELP! Empty5th January 2013, 17:51

Thanks alot! sounds like heat might be the order of the day tomorrow. Fingers corssed. Will let you know how I get on. If I do end up cutting them off what did you use? there is not alot of space to do the top bolt.
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PostSubject: Re: Exhaust removal. HELP!   Exhaust removal. HELP! Empty5th January 2013, 18:19

Yep as Bruce says thay will snap or you need to cut them off,mine was the same,think coz thay get so hot the weld the selfs,good luck,
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PostSubject: Re: Exhaust removal. HELP!   Exhaust removal. HELP! Empty5th January 2013, 18:45

Spray some lube on tonight! Every little helps Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Exhaust removal. HELP!   Exhaust removal. HELP! Empty5th January 2013, 21:19

Make sure you use impact sockets (and an impact wrench if you have one). The impact sockets are hexagonal as opposed to bihexagonal and so hopefully won't round the nuts off.

As others have said - plenty of penetrating oil and try tomorrow.

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PostSubject: Re: Exhaust removal. HELP!   Exhaust removal. HELP! Empty6th January 2013, 15:11

All done. Thanks for the advise. Blow torch did the trick!
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Coopers S wrote:
All done. Thanks for the advise. Blow torch did the trick!
Do you like the sound,
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Coopers S

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PostSubject: Re: Exhaust removal. HELP!   Exhaust removal. HELP! Empty6th January 2013, 15:40

Love it. Really happy, might go find myself a tunnel this evening tongue
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PostSubject: Re: Exhaust removal. HELP!   Exhaust removal. HELP! Empty6th January 2013, 15:42

Coopers S wrote:
Love it. Really happy, might go find myself a tunnel this evening tongue
Lol.it will get more louder as you use it,,mine did,
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PostSubject: Re: Exhaust removal. HELP!   Exhaust removal. HELP! Empty7th January 2013, 13:51

Exhaust removal. HELP! Millte10
Looks good as well!
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