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exhaust mod 4 budbuilt skids ?

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by silverbullet05, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. Jan 21, 2010 at 8:38 AM
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    I was wondering what peopled payed to have the exhaust rerouted so the skids sit flat?
     
  2. Jan 21, 2010 at 8:43 AM
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    I'd say modifying the cross member is a much harder task than re-routing the exhaust, unless someone sells a replacement?
     
  3. Jan 21, 2010 at 9:01 AM
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    Yeah, not really asking about that. :rolleyes:

    Just wondering what the muffler shop charged?
    I am planning on pulling my diff drop and rerouting my exhaust so the skids fit perfect and I don't loose that inch of clearance.
     
  4. Jan 21, 2010 at 9:09 AM
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    Didn't realize that the exhaust hangs down THAT low on a V6. On the I4 it's all above the main frame rails :D
     
  5. Jan 21, 2010 at 11:03 AM
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    Most shops would prob charge 60-100$ to move the pipe.
     
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    Yeah...Some 10lbs brain at Toyota put the crossover from the left side bank UNDER the trans case- SO you need to space the skids down to fit them....or get that pipe cut out and welded around the end of the t-case.

    And I can't see it costing more than 100 bones- What does it matter tho- Go get it done- Totally worth it!!
     
  7. Jan 21, 2010 at 3:17 PM
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    Like this?
     
  8. Jan 21, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    thats what i need to do even with the spacer the skid still touches the pipe
     
  9. Jan 21, 2010 at 3:23 PM
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    It ran me about 160 it would have been less but it took the welder a little longer to get everything tight.
     
  10. Jan 21, 2010 at 3:37 PM
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    Your guy did a really good job on that.:thumbsup: Thanks for the pic.
     
  11. Jan 21, 2010 at 4:16 PM
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    Ya just got my skids on yesterday and Im get a vibe from the pipe hitting the skid.
     
  12. Jan 21, 2010 at 4:29 PM
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    Did you install the spacer?
     
  13. Jan 21, 2010 at 4:41 PM
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    Ya the spacer is in there I gotta get under there tmrw and find out whats up. It sounds like the exhaust when you rev the truck it happens when its in park too.
     
  14. Jan 21, 2010 at 4:42 PM
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    Hawtness- Did you get that done at a local shop or a chain type place??
     
  15. Jan 21, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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    Might want to lookin into doin the exhaust crossover if it keeps up with it

    I got it done at a local shop were I get all my exhaust work done
     
  16. Jan 21, 2010 at 6:38 PM
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    It wasnt solid it looped into the rubber mount there, Just looks like its solid in the pic.
     
  17. Jan 21, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    Check your diff drop that where i was getting my rattle.
     
  18. Jan 21, 2010 at 7:11 PM
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    ya im gonna look at it tmrw Ill keep u updated
     
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