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Old 09-18-2009, 08:29 PM   #1
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Where to have Corsa exhaust installed?

Where are you guys having your exhausts installed? im not sure if i should take it to a dealership, or let a good shop do it...what do you all think?
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Old 09-18-2009, 08:35 PM   #2
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Doesn't matter... there's not much to it... I'd just take it to a good shop.
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Old 09-18-2009, 08:36 PM   #3
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Doesn't matter... there's not much to it... I'd just take it to a good shop.
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Old 09-18-2009, 10:42 PM   #4
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Most repair facilities and muffer shops can take care of it in about an hour. I've had customers goto places like Midas and have them take care of it.
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I took ours to a highly rated muffler shop in the Fort Worth area and paid 175 bucks, install was perfect.
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Old 09-19-2009, 12:30 AM   #6
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My dealership actually REFUSED to install my cat back system. Which I thought was funny, cause I got it from Borla and they MAKE the GMPP aftermarket exhaust.
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Old 09-19-2009, 08:34 AM   #7
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Where are you guys having your exhausts installed? im not sure if i should take it to a dealership, or let a good shop do it...what do you all think?
Ever thought of getting your hands dirty? I've installed several cat back systems, its not that hard...
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Ever thought of getting your hands dirty? I've installed several cat back systems, its not that hard...
It is when your using jackstands.
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It is when your using jackstands.
Its not hard at all, I did it in 45mins by myself with just two jack stands on the back.

It's just 16 bolts, I wouldnt pay some one more then $50 for this job. If you were in Austin I'd say just bring it to my house with a 6 pack.
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Old 09-19-2009, 10:27 AM   #10
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i am going to have my dealership do it, so the warrenty is all good
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Old 09-19-2009, 11:20 AM   #11
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Its not hard at all, I did it in 45mins by myself with just two jack stands on the back.

It's just 16 bolts, I wouldnt pay some one more then $50 for this job. If you were in Austin I'd say just bring it to my house with a 6 pack.
Funny you say that, that was my currency!!! Cept it was a 12 pack and by the end it was "THAT LOOKS EVEN TO YOU RIGHT?!?!"

On a serious note, what a shop will charge you to install, you can buy a floor jack and two jack stands, and be JUST fine. Go borrow a torque wrench from your local parts store cuz your Corsa requires each bolt on your exhaust clamps to be torqued. You can use your manual torque wrench aka your arm, but I always prefer just to use the specs they give you.
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Funny you say that, that was my currency!!! Cept it was a 12 pack and by the end it was "THAT LOOKS EVEN TO YOU RIGHT?!?!"

On a serious note, what a shop will charge you to install, you can buy a floor jack and two jack stands, and be JUST fine. Go borrow a torque wrench from your local parts store cuz your Corsa requires each bolt on your exhaust clamps to be torqued. You can use your manual torque wrench aka your arm, but I always prefer just to use the specs they give you.
Is it in inch lbs or ft lbs?
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don't remember exactly, it will tell you in your installation instructions. I'd look at mine but their kinda back in the states...
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Is it in inch lbs or ft lbs?
18 ft-lbs
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