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GReddy Exhaust Problem

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Old 08-02-2006, 03:51 PM
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Ok, has anyone else had this problem and if so, how the hell did you fix it? After installing my EVOII exhaust system and driving it for nearly 1000 miles I noticed that I was getting a vibrating sound from the rear. I originally thought that it was the rear bumper cover rubbing, but it kept getting worse (and since I'm planning on getting my kit on soon I didn't check it right away). When I took a look at the pipes, I found the problem. The mandrel bend in the GReddy pipe directly forward of the canister is rattling against the rear crossmember. I hadn't heard it right away because it was rubbing on the sound-deadening tar, but has worn that away and is now hitting bare metal. I used some plumbing hose clamps to secure it, but they come off, and I'm finally pissed enough to do something about this. What are my options?
 
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Old 08-02-2006, 06:53 PM
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different hangers maybe?
 
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Old 08-03-2006, 06:04 AM
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I would try loosening the whole exhaust, refitting it and then retighting it. It might just be an alighnment problem.
 
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Old 08-03-2006, 11:50 AM
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or take it to an exhaust shop and see what they can do to reposition it...
 
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Old 08-03-2006, 11:56 AM
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My evo2 is really close to the crossmember also, but hasn't hit at all. Try taking it off and realigning it, if that doesn't fix it then try some different hangers.
 
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