Squeezing the Muffler Clamps
audi at humanspeakers.com
Wed May 14 10:44:07 PDT 2008
Brian Pleet wrote:
> In a bout of "You may as well-itis" I purchased the Audi OEM part to
> connect the catalytic converter out pipe to the middle muffler input
> pipe of my 1990 90Q. The connecting pipe fits well over both pipes,
> but I can't get the two clamps to close enough to get the supplied
> bolt and nut started. If I use a longer bolt, the bolt is pushed
> outward by the curve of the pipe and it will not fit through the
> other end of the clamp.
> Any suggestions on how to get enough pressure to close the clamps
> enough to secure the nuts?
If your car is a 20v and the part is for a 10v it might be too small of
a diameter (55mm vs. 60 mm, I think). The 20v exhaust is a slightly
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