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Exhaust tips how to fit - Chrome

TheJack

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Just wondering what everyones ideas are on fitting exhaust tips that are slightly too large in diameter?

I'm thinking of wrapping the pipe in some kind of heat proof tape to pack it out a bit and make the larger tip fit on the smaller pipe without dropping off.

Fiberglass tape? Muffler tape or teflon tape that they use for tap/plumbing fittings - I think its pure teflon so it shouldn't melt (doesnt melt on frying pans)

Anyone done something to solve this? What did you use?
 

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Moved to the general section....

The how-to section is for detailed instructions, not requests or suggestions.
 

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Just make around 4-5 cuts about 25mm long on the tip to make some tabs, then bend these down tight on the exhaust and weld.
AirStrike :air:
 

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AirStrike said:
Just make around 4-5 cuts about 25mm long on the tip to make some tabs, then bend these down tight on the exhaust and weld.
AirStrike :air:
Thanks but I dont have a welder
 

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goto an exhaust place, mechanics or metal fab place or somthing like that. Using tape to hold it on sounds waaay to dodgey.
 

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I cut my exhaust tip off today :p and the hotdog it was attached too and remade the whole rear section with straight pipe. YAY for no more stupid whistling hotdog :), sounds heaps better
 

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Go to a mechanic who has a MIG welder and ask them to weld it up for you. It's a 10 second job and they shouldn't charge more than $10 to do it. IF they could be bothered doing it at all.
 
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