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Old 03-16-2014, 10:05 PM   #1
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Smile Pros and Cons about exhaust installations

Which do you recommend ? Differences between having an axle back welded or clamped ? Also if i decided to weld them on can i never change it back to stock or will it just be much harder
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Old 03-16-2014, 10:12 PM   #2
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Clamp it, and if you like it then have it welded.
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Old 03-16-2014, 10:12 PM   #3
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If you have an axle back welded on and later decide to return to stock, you can.

A muffler shop would simply cut out the welded area. Now the pipes will be a few inches shorter, so a sleeve would be welded to join the two ends and cover the gap.
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Old 03-16-2014, 10:20 PM   #4
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I ordered the mrt v2, I'm sure I'm going to keep it on
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Old 03-16-2014, 10:41 PM   #5
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I recommend getting a clamp-on system but then taking it to a muffler shop for welding ($20-30) if it starts to slip.

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Old 03-17-2014, 05:56 AM   #6
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IF you are installing MRT's I would highly recomend welding. Most everyone has issues with the passanger one slipping. I tried the clamps and tightening with everything I had, but to no avail it would slip. I gave up and had them welded in place. No regrets and it has been 4 years now.
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Old 03-17-2014, 03:02 PM   #7
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Same here put my MRT V2 on and the clamps slipped so it is now welded
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Old 03-17-2014, 07:16 PM   #8
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IF you are installing MRT's I would highly recomend welding. Most everyone has issues with the passanger one slipping. I tried the clamps and tightening with everything I had, but to no avail it would slip. I gave up and had them welded in place. No regrets and it has been 4 years now.
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Old 03-17-2014, 07:19 PM   #9
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No reason not to weld it IMO. Just be sure it's perfect before you do.

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Old 03-18-2014, 09:26 AM   #10
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Clamp, allows better tip aligning after the systems been driven and warmed up. Also for replacements if you've been in an accident or damaged any part of the system.
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Old 03-18-2014, 03:51 PM   #11
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i had the problem of the mrt slipping just had it welded.
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Old 03-18-2014, 07:10 PM   #12
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Ditto on the passenger side slipping. It got to the point that I forgot about it once and it started melting the valence hole where it exits. I like the sound and ended spending $25 and had a muffler shop weld both of them in. Drive around with them clamp if you don't have a problem with them slipping you are set or at least drive around and if you like them then have it welded for peace of mind.
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Old 03-19-2014, 02:14 PM   #13
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I have a Borla Axle Back clamped at the moment, but do plan on getting it welded for that extra security.
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Old 03-19-2014, 09:16 PM   #14
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What are some negatives of having it welded ?
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