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Old 02-11-2014, 11:13 PM
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dual exhaust turbo back installation

Just got my exhaust kit in today. Any tips or pointers for the installation of the new exhaust or removal of the stock exhaust and down pipe. The kit is the 4in diamond eye AL dual exhaust with 3in down pipe.
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Old 02-11-2014, 11:42 PM
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Cut the top off the downpipe and cut it from the bottom as high up as you can reach.

Somewhere on here there is a picture of where you'll need to massage your firewall (maybe even cut it) for your new downpipe to fit.

Make sure the exhaust is exactly where you want it before you clamp it on. Once you clamp those pipes theyre a PITA to get apart and back together.

Good luck! Bet its gonna sound awesome.
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^^ for cutting the old downpipe off. There is a seam on the firewall that needs bent over to fit the 3" downpipe. A port-a-power is a life saver to do this with if you can get your hands on one. Guys have used a pry bar, baseball bat, you name it. It is just kind of tight to get in there, its much easier if you have access to a lift as well.

Like stated above, check clearances before clamping it down. The downpipe will be close to the firewall and engine but you don't want it rubbing. If it rubs it will be noisy and could rub a hole in the downpipe.
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Thanks for the info
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Just got my exhaust kit in today. Any tips or pointers for the installation of the new exhaust or removal of the stock exhaust and down pipe. The kit is the 4in diamond eye AL dual exhaust with 3in down pipe.
Please attach pics when you get it put on the truck. I would like to see it and hear from you how it went on-specifically the pipe on the driver side.
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^^^X2 on the pics I want to do exhaust on my truck soon. I would like to know how it go's on yours.
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Sure I'll post the steps and pics. And a video after so y'all can hear it.
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DO NOT USE A TORCH TO CUT THE DOWNPIPE!!!!
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so im int trouble what are you guys using to cut the stock down pipe off with i have used up 6 blades for my sawsall and sitll havent got the damn thing off i have also tried a cut off wheel on a 3in air grinder with no avail. i am really close to calling my buddy that has a torch and hack the damn thing to pieces. need some help here guys i dont have any hair left to pull out and i have to be at work at 5pm tonight.
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A good quality sawsall blade goes a long way. I used a Milwaukee one IIRR.
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I've had good luck with the long diablo blades. Like said before, DO NOT USE THAT TORCH! It's a PITA, but it will come out.
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i am using blades called the torch and having very little success. about to go to home depot and get a corded sawsall the battery one just doesnt have the power to cut through the metal.
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This is the blades I use. They are not cheap but they cut just about anything

They have them in sizes 6" to 18"

Diablo, Steel Demon 9 in. Metal Demolition Reciprocating Saw Blades (5-Pack), DS0908BFD5 at The Home Depot - Mobile
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This is the blades I use. They are not cheap but they cut just about anything

They have them in sizes 6" to 18"

Diablo, Steel Demon 9 in. Metal Demolition Reciprocating Saw Blades (5-Pack), DS0908BFD5 at The Home Depot - Mobile
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alright just got back from hd and have a new 10amp ryobi and some diablo blades lets get back to trying
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