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Help with Flowmaster 17432

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by celec, Feb 12, 2010.

  1. Feb 12, 2010 at 6:50 AM
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    celec

    celec [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just bought a Flowmaster 17432 for my Taco and the idea was to install it myself. I did not read the entire instructions in the page and at the very bottom it says:

    For a cleaner appearance and more secure installation, we highly recommend welding all slip fit connections.

    Anyone has tried to install it without the welding part?!?! I am going to be OK if I don't weld it?
    Any help will be gladly appreciated.
     
  2. Feb 12, 2010 at 6:55 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Yes, you will be fine if don't weld it. Just use the appropriate size u-bolts.
     
  3. Feb 12, 2010 at 7:08 AM
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    celec

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    Is it ok if I use the ones that come with the muffler? or should I get something else?
    thanks
     
  4. Feb 12, 2010 at 8:40 AM
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    Use what they give you. Mine is bolted and works just fine.
     
  5. Feb 12, 2010 at 10:39 AM
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    xSpyderguyx

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    My muffler is welded on, I havent had any problems. But im sure the joint will work just fine too.
     
  6. Feb 12, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    Yeah I have a 2006 Tacoma with the Flowmaster 50 series dual exhaust kit. I didnt weld neither and just used the u-bolts that came with it and it worked out just fine.;)
     
  7. Feb 12, 2010 at 11:18 AM
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    celec

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    Thanks guys, I will post some pictures of the entire thing next week because I will not get it until Wednesday.
    I appreciate all the help!!!!
     
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