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    Default Exhaust hanger needs welding.anybody help?

    Having trouble getting someone to weld exhaust hanging bracket back on where it has rusted away from exhaust.Some of you have said you have got yours welded by exhaust dealers.I have had no such luck.
    Any ideas? It has broken away from centre section aft of cat on a 2.2 direct.
    I live in Middlesex.
    Thanks Dobs.

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    Use a U-Clamp to secure it.

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    I used galvanised wire from B&Q, been fine for 12 months now.

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    Will it fail a MOT inspection with it just tied with wire ?

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    The only way an exhaust will fail an MOT is if it is not gas tight.

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    http://www.motuk.co.uk/manual_710.htm

    Reason for rejection. 1. An exhaust system not adequately supported.

    No mention on how it should be supported, as long as it is supported.

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    I would prefer to have a new bracket welded on but 1st i don't have a new bracket and 2nd i don't have anyone who wants to weld it on.
    If i tie it up at least it will be supported.

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    Local exhaust am tyre place should be able to weld it for couple quid

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