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Old 09-27-2013, 11:31 AM   #1
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X pipe install

I'm thinking about tackling a x pipe install on my 08 gt. Is it difficult or pretty straight forward?
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Should be pretty straight forward. Much easier if you have a lift though.
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Piece of cake. I had a lift when I did mine. Took about ten minutes
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Old 09-29-2013, 09:05 AM   #4
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Should be easy on a newer car how many miles you got? Like they said lift would make it easier but can be done on floor and jack stands too.
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Should be easy on a newer car how many miles you got? Like they said lift would make it easier but can be done on floor and jack stands too.
74000 miles. I figured it was simple but my exhaust shop is gonna swap them out for $50
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74000 miles. I figured it was simple but my exhaust shop is gonna swap them out for $50
Not worth it. Unbolt 8 bolts (all in the open) and then bolt them back up with new x pipe there. 5 minutes on hoist, 10 on jacks.
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Not worth it. Unbolt 8 bolts (all in the open) and then bolt them back up with new x pipe there. 5 minutes on hoist, 10 on jacks.
There's no issues with getting the flanges to line up?
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There's no issues with getting the flanges to line up?
Not at all. They are free spinning. Hold the pipe up with one arm, spin it so the studs go through and put the two holys on with your fingers, do the other side and then tighten. Simple.
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It is simple, but $50 at a shop isn't bad either.....
if you have a lift, do it yourself.
if you plan on a jack and stands, $50 is not worth dragging a$$ all over the ground in my opinion....
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IMO I would do it myself no matter what that's me. Others are different. Since I spent $700 on exhaust I wasn't gonna pay more to get it on when the people at a shop probably have less knowledge than I do.
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IMO I would do it myself no matter what that's me. Others are different. Since I spent $700 on exhaust I wasn't gonna pay more to get it on when the people at a shop probably have less knowledge than I do.
Also, chances are, the shop won't care as much about your car as much as you do so you'll ened up with a leak and you'll be tightening it up yourself anyways.
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I let the shop do it. I've been going there since I've had my first mustang and have never had a problem.
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I did mine myself but had a leak, took it to the local recommended exhaust shop Exhaust Pro. They checked it out, adjusted it and corrected the leaks for FREE. Place definately got a repeat customer from me.
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I did mine myself but had a leak, took it to the local recommended exhaust shop Exhaust Pro. They checked it out, adjusted it and corrected the leaks for FREE. Place definately got a repeat customer from me.
Wish there was a shop like that near me!
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