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Exhaust Tip

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Pster, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. Jun 18, 2009 at 6:37 AM
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    Pster

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    Why are these things so expensive?! I have been trying to find a good quality tip for my 2006 Taco, but I simply refuse to pay $50 for a piece of rolled stainless. Anyone been able to find a good aftermarket tip that fits well?
     
  2. Jun 18, 2009 at 6:57 AM
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    Rocketball

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    I looked for some time before getting an OEM tip. I just couldn't find one I liked better. Got mine on ebay for about $36.00 if I remember correctly.
     
  3. Jun 18, 2009 at 7:09 AM
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    They are now $50-60 on Ebay. Ridiculous. Must be Sdealers.
     
  4. Jun 18, 2009 at 7:14 AM
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    hillbillynwv

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    I agree the price is way to much for a exhaust tip. $30 would be reasonable.
     
  5. Jun 18, 2009 at 7:51 AM
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    I just found a "used, like new" one on Amazon for $25, including shipping. :D
     
  6. Jun 18, 2009 at 8:04 AM
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    Sweet! Patience pays off.
     
  7. Jun 18, 2009 at 8:07 AM
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  8. Jun 18, 2009 at 8:08 AM
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    just took off my valor tip. (from the factory) if you are interested pm me
    >John
     
  9. Jun 18, 2009 at 8:15 AM
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    Darn, too late. Here is the description of the new version of the one I got from Amazon used:
    Product Description
    Add style to your vehicle and say good bye to the dull unappealing stock exhaust tip. This aftermarket exhaust tip is made from stainless steel which will never chip or peel. It has gone through 5 stage polish process so the shine will never fade with easy regular maintained. The installation is also a breeze. Just slip the exhaust tip over the existing factory tip then screw down the bolt and that is it. Demenisions: Inlet: 2 29/32 inlet; Tip size: 3 5/8 inch; Lenght: 6 7/8 inches long This is an aftermarket product
     
  10. Jun 18, 2009 at 8:17 AM
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    John, if the one from the Amazon seller is no good and you still have yours, I'll get back to ya! Phil
     
  11. Jun 18, 2009 at 8:46 AM
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    sounds good Phil
    I hacked off my tail pipe. (IMO i do not like the tail pipe showing) just left the stock dumped over the axle. tip was on my truck when i bought it so it has been used for 17k miles. LMK man :thumbsup:
     
  12. Jun 18, 2009 at 8:10 PM
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    The stock exhaust IS stainless, so I just polished the tip on mine. Looks great.
     
  14. Jun 18, 2009 at 8:22 PM
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    Sand then polish....looks great....costs nothing;)
     
  15. Jun 18, 2009 at 8:25 PM
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    Do you mind posting/sending me a sound clip of that dumped over the the axle? I don't have a SS tip, but I plan on polishing up my existing one. ;)
     
  16. Jun 18, 2009 at 8:28 PM
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    Yep, I've got a kit that goes all the way up to 12000 grit. :D Wet sanding is the way to go. Its simple, and it does not have the "look what I stuck on my truck" look either.
     
  17. Jun 18, 2009 at 10:26 PM
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    Yeah dumping is the way to go...
     
  18. Jun 18, 2009 at 11:33 PM
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  19. Jun 18, 2009 at 11:40 PM
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    Yup, i need to either cut my exhaust by the axle or get a new tip...lol
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  20. Jun 18, 2009 at 11:44 PM
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