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    Any advise on how to get back box off mine seems to be on solid ive got the bracket loose taken the rubber bits off that hold it to the car and it still won't budge

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    It will have coroded on, you will need to get some heat on it ie. blow torch

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    mine was like that, i had to grind a slit in the clamp as the nut and bolt fixing had rusted solid, then a screwdriver in the slit and turned was enough to break the seal, then i sprayed it with penetrating oil, then it came off easily

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    Well I got the back box off with force in the end unfortunately I damaged one of the metal bits that goes into the rubber I was not bothered about this till after a hour of trying I can't get the new/ second hand exhaust system on so I'm now stuck with no back box on and a little ****ed off as either way I'm gunna have to pay out to get it done

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    i usually find some good hits with a hammer breaks the joint followed by wd40 and wiggling.

    my twin setup went on easy lol

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    It's cause it's a used exhaust I think where the clamp had been up so tight it's made the hole smaller I tried bending it out but have made a right mess of it I found it hard getting the reducer out of it so I had a feeling then unfortunately that was after I had taken mine off I'll have to take it in somewhere 2morro hopefully they can get it on

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    i used a socket and a hammer to adjust mine to fit properly

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    Quote Originally Posted by triple595 View Post
    i used a socket and a hammer to adjust mine to fit properly
    That's a great idea but I don't have a socket that size

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    Exhaust on £30 garage said I'd never have got it on without lots of heat that I don't have access to at home pics will follow 2morro

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