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Expensive muffler

Frank J. Bauer                                                                  
dassault systemes of America     email:fjbauer@dsavm.e-mail.com                 
Subject: Expensive muffler                                                      

bob sez:                                                                        
> On Tue, 30 Jul 1996, Duff, Ian wrote:                                         
> > Those damn donuts! I replaced mine twice before my keen grasp of the        
> > obvious caused me to not order a third set. I now use two nylon cable       
> > ties, with the metal grip in the end, wrapped twice around each hanger.     
> > This Yankee engineering has lasted just fine since last summer. I have      
> > discovered that each hanger requires two cable ties, and each cable tie     
> > needs to go around twice.                                                   
> Wow.. this is weird. THats what I use (now) :) I still use it in              
> conjunction with the donut in case of failure though. But it sure works       
> GREAT!                                                                        
> Bob                                                                           

these donuts are available with a loop of bicycle chain molded in.              
as far as i can tell, they don't break.  available through VW tuners.