U bolt on exhaust rusted off - necessary?

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U bolt on exhaust rusted off - necessary?

Postby BullDozer » Thu Jun 04, 2020 6:00 pm

I noticed both of my ubolts are gone, one i knocked off after just wiggling it a little bit. These are the ubolts after the two cats where the join into a single tube. Should I put new ones on? Or are they probably rest welded together anyway? I guess I can try to see if there is a leak by spraying soapy water. If I should replace- anyone have part number?
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Postby smj999smj » Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:33 am

You can pick up U-bolts for a few dollars each. They are sized according to the pipe size diameter, so you really don't need a part number. If it's before the main muffler, it's probably 2-inch and if it's after, likely 2-1/4"...but it'd be best to measure and be sure.


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