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Just know...as some of you know, i work the night shift; so on the way home i was crossing one of the biggest bridges in Jax...and started to hear something funny...sounds like the exhaust...all of a sudden BAM...the exhaust came loose and was dragging...i couldn't stop because it's morning traffic and it's real busy...so i have to wait til' i finish going over the bridge before i can finally pull over to see the damage...

luckily, the hanger kept it from falling off...
...both screws and the gasket came off which i will have to replace

was wondering if any of you have had this kind of experience with your MAGNAFLOW?
the damage (magnaflow exhaust):
Mk3 content (the daily bucket):



Modified by 2pointSLO at 2:05 AM 3-22-2007
 

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Re: Funny thing happened on the way home... (2pointSLO)

I'm sorry that happened to you, but glad you were able to save it. I also run magnaflow on both my cars with no incidents. Could it be possible that you hit a trnch or pot hole?
 

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Re: Funny thing happened on the way home... (coppertone)

Car looks good.... http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
Atleast it didn't wear through the muffer completely...should be good to go for a while.
 

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Re: Funny thing happened on the way home... (Palilla)

yeah, thats about the opposite of the normal problems with exhaust bolts!
throw somthing on the scrap to build it up again and bolt er back up i guess, maybe some high temp loctite this time to be safe?
 

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Re: Funny thing happened on the way home... (Gti12vmn)

as long as there are no holes you should be fine. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: Funny thing happened on the way home... (Mr. Mulberry)

Quote, originally posted by Mr. Mulberry »
as long as there are no holes you should be fine. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif

x2, maybe put a some rust inhibitor on the spot, since it's bare metal now.
 

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Re: Funny thing happened on the way home... (coppertone)

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Could it be possible that you hit a trench or pot hole?

no...i drive to and from work the same way...so i know the road pretty well...
well just an update...i bought a new gasket and fasteners and she's as good as new...
thanks everyone for their input...
 

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Re: Funny thing happened on the way home... (hubbzVW)

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Are those Flik FTD's? They look really nice polished...

thanks...

but they are 17" Enkei ZR2's which are for sale locally...the new wheels came in today...
 
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