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Old 08-12-2018, 07:00 PM
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Help: install JCW exhaust

Googled and searched site. Lot of info on installing exhaust and which one to get. Looking for specifics...

ive for a 2005 r53 coupe and a JCW exhaust rear section. Hangers are pointing in towards battery box and towards the rear.

how do I get the nobbed hangers (welded on cans) up into the rubber hangers mounted on the car? What’s the process?

It it seems that I should unbolt red rubber hangers, pop on cans, lift and bolt all back up into body. But is there enough room to torque them up?
 
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Old 08-12-2018, 10:43 PM
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Remove all the hangers from the car. Then mount the hangers to the welded exhaust mounts.
 
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Old 08-13-2018, 08:58 AM
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Yah I unbolted the red hangers when I did mine.

A bit of wd40 on the rubber hangers makes it a LOT easier to get them on and off.
 
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3M Dry silicone spray and they'll slip off and on
 
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Thanks all.
I might continue to pb blast those mounted up under the body and remove after a day or so of soaking.
 
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