feelstranger at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 28 08:12:52 PDT 2009
Bernie, were the stock pipe clamps stainless? Seems the ones I get now are
not, and don't last long it VT
From: "Bernie Benz" <b.benz at charter.net>
Sent: Friday, August 28, 2009 9:39 AM
To: "feelstranger" <feelstranger at hotmail.com>
Cc: "200q20V mailing list" <200q20v at audifans.com>
Subject: Re: stock mufflers
> I'm running my second set of stock cat back mufflers, from an AZ car and
> still in good shape at 225K.
> If you need the stock heavy, 6" long pipe coupling clamps, I have a pair
> for you.
> On Aug 28, 2009, at 5:49 AM, feelstranger wrote:
>> Folks, I'm still running stock mufflers that are in surprisingly good
>> shape - I have no idea if they are PO replacements.
>> Anyway, just removed them to replace the quickly rusting clamps between
>> pipes and found them to be REALLY HEAVY. I don't recall thinking they
>> were that heavy the last time I took them off, but that was a while ago.
>> Is it possible they are full of soot? No liquid came out when I tuned
>> them upright, though I half expected them to gush water or something.
>> Are they just that solidly built, or do I have a problem?
>> I was contemplating plugging one end, and filling them with degreaser of
>> some sort to see what came out.
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