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Old 10-20-2015, 04:44 PM   #1
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Quad tips alignment issues

So I bought the quad tip conversion kit from stangmods and had no problems installing the gt500 read valance but when I test fit the tips, they looked terrible. The longer side of the tips don't stick out like they should. I thought this wouldn't be a problem since the product description said I could weld them right onto my Roush AB (well I guess I could but they would look terrible lol). I was told by a couple shops that they couldn't do anything about it and that I should return the tips then another shop said they could bend the over-axle pipes to misalign the mufflers and have the tips on right. (All this might not make sense until you see the pictures). They also seem a little too short.

Any ideas on what I could do? Thanks

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Old 10-20-2015, 07:22 PM   #2
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Look at how much the actual GT500 tips are staggered. Your tips don't look near that.




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Yeah they're barely staggered


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Doesn't look like there's much you can do, unfortunately.

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Yeah, that sucks bud.

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If I were to buy a set of OEM gt500 mufflers, would I need the over axle pipes as well?


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If I were to buy a set of OEM gt500 mufflers, would I need the over axle pipes as well?


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Depends. If you have your stock mufflers, you can have those pipes welded to the GT500 mufflers and then bolt them up. I chose to get GT over axle pipes to go with my GT500 mufflers.

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May as well get correct size over axle pipes welded on. That way if you decide to get a different set of aftermarket GT500 mufflers they'd bolt right on.

Could do what I'm fixing to do though... Buy the v6 version of the Magnaflow Competition quad tip exhaust to fit in the GT500 rear valence. They're listed to fit only for 11-12 v6's but of every picture and video I've seen, they appear to sit in the correct location to fit the '13 & '14 GT500 rear valence. Plus they're staggered just like every GT500 quad tip muffler.
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So I bought the quad tip conversion kit from stangmods and had no problems installing the gt500 read valance but when I test fit the tips, they looked terrible. The longer side of the tips don't stick out like they should. I thought this wouldn't be a problem since the product description said I could weld them right onto my Roush AB (well I guess I could but they would look terrible lol). I was told by a couple shops that they couldn't do anything about it and that I should return the tips then another shop said they could bend the over-axle pipes to misalign the mufflers and have the tips on right. (All this might not make sense until you see the pictures). They also seem a little too short.

Any ideas on what I could do? Thanks

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I am sorry to hear this. However, that last pic looks pretty funny. If I saw someone pull up with muffler tips like that, I would probably die laughing.

Hope you are able to get this fixed.
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Yeah it looks terrible. Kinda regret buying from stangmods now.


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What about something like these?
Exhaust Tips Quad Tailpipe Trims for Audi A4 A5 A6 A7 A8 S4 S5 S6 S7 S8 3 5" 89M | eBay

I have been considering doing this as well except i will be cutting my rear valance , however i had noticed the offset of the V6 Quad exhaust from Magnaflow as well as the GT 500 mufflers and they are set at just the right place. With a standard single tip muffler the outlet looks to be very far to the outside that going with a center style dual tip will have the outer tip too far to the outer portion and it wont sit right, however these look to be kinked for just that style in mind.
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Ask a local muffler shop about cutting those dual tips off, fabricating the "Y" so one leg is staggered more to fit your valance and weld the tips back on?
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Could just draw a line across the tips and cut them to be more angled. Looks like double walled so you'd have to fill in the gap, smooth over and probably go with black tips (paint/powder coat) at that point.
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Ask a local muffler shop about cutting those dual tips off, fabricating the "Y" so one leg is staggered more to fit your valance and weld the tips back on?

Yeah but if I were to do that I might as well get new tips. I'm considering getting new axle backs


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Yeah but if I were to do that I might as well get new tips.

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Probably, but you did ask "Any ideas on what I can do?"
Good luck with whatever you decide.
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Probably, but you did ask "Any ideas on what I can do?"

Good luck with whatever you decide.

Yeah I appreciate it. Didn't mean to come off as rude. Sorry if I did.

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Yeah I appreciate it. Didn't mean to come off as rude. Sorry if I did.

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OK. So the tips are meant to be angled. It's hard to tell of the stang mods pics. But but the tips in the valance and then rotate them until the tips create a nice flush line with the valance.

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Ask a local muffler shop about cutting those dual tips off, fabricating the "Y" so one leg is staggered more to fit your valance and weld the tips back on?
Thats kind of already what these are:
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