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Old 04-08-2010, 04:45 PM   #1
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Weld on or Clamp on muffler?

I'm about to click buy on a Flowmaster 10 Series. I just would like to know if I need to have it welded on or can I have it clamped on.


And what is the exhaust pipe size? 2.50" in and out?
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You can have it clamped, I had a flowmaster on my f150 and it was fine. It would probably be best to have a muffler shop weld it in, that's what I'm going to do after I click buy on my dynomax later
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What's the difference though? Did you have any exhaust whistles or leaks?
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Old 04-08-2010, 04:53 PM   #4
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hell yea the 10 series sounds good. Either way will work fine, my borla cat back is all clamp on and i how no problems with leaks or anything.
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Clamp on is just fine, welding is over rated
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Hey Lents I have a Flowmaster 50 series American Thunder, single in dual out cat-back exhaust system and I just used the clamps it came with and it works just fine. I was going to tac weld them but its holding up good.
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Alright awesome. Thats all I needed to know. Welding is alot more expensive. Could I do everything in my driveway??
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Hey Lents I have a Flowmaster 50 series American Thunder, single in dual out cat-back exhaust system and I just used the clamps it came with and it works just fine. I was going to tac weld them but its holding up good.
I'm going clamp then
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Nah Lents it worked great, did everything with a friend in an hour and stayed on the whole time. The only hard part is getting all the right hardware the first time lol. The only reason I want mine welded in is because of cosmetics and I know a guy
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I'm going clamp then
Yeah you will be just fine.
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Can I clamp extension pipes?
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any one know the exhaust pipe size?
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any one know the exhaust pipe size?
Our pipe is 2.5 inch...
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Thread revival!! So i'm wanting to order a new muffler but also want to save a little money for the time being so i'm thinking about just clamping it in. I was told my exhaust size is 2.25 so if thats the case should I buy a 2.25 in/out muffler and a 2.25" clamps? Or should I buy the 2.5" clamps? Thanks for the help.
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