Exhaust system suspension donuts keep breaking

Brendan mailinglist at endosquid.com
Wed Aug 29 16:40:35 EDT 2007

On Wednesday 29 August 2007, david.giannandrea wrote:
> I've replace the exhaust donuts on both a 5000 and recently my 93 S4...
> never had to repeat. I might guess you are missing some middle support
> points causing the rear supports (donuts) to take all the load. On my S4
> there were actually fabric impregnated rubber supports as you described,
> but they were in the middle of the system.

I usually just wrap a heavy-duty plastic wire-tie around the perimeter of the 
rubber donut and put some epoxy to hold it on. That's when I can't get the 
chain-reinforced ones.

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