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One of my exhaust tips is slightly crooked, and I want to adjust it so that it is not.

I loosened the clamp for the tip and tried to move it, but it would not turn. I notice that the bottom of the clamp is spot-welded to the pipe coming from the resonator. Is the tip also spot-welded somewhere?

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On my car the spot weld was only on the pipes. When I changed my system I loosened the clamps and tapped the tips with a rubber mallet and they came off leaving the clamps in place.
 

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Mine weren't. Of course the 2010 being the fastest.....they started welding the tips on afterwards. Many out ran the tips upon sudden acceleration. Just sayin'. :werd:
 
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The spot weld you see should be of the exhaust tip, and not to the pipe.

I am certain the tip will free itself with some WD-40 or a gentle nudge.
 

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The clamp is welded to the output of the resonator, not the tip. Loosen the clamps and tap the tip with a rubber mallet (easy does it) and it will pop loose.
 

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The clamp is welded to the output of the resonator, not the tip. Loosen the clamps and tap the tip with a rubber mallet (easy does it) and it will pop loose.
Perfect, thanks! I just didn't want to break one.
 

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Mine weren't. Of course the 2010 being the fastest.....they started welding the tips on afterwards. Many out ran the tips upon sudden acceleration. Just sayin'. :werd:
Got a belly laugh out of this comment. Reminds me of when I once out dove my swim trunks...
 

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There was a pretty substantial weld on mine. I used a dremel with a cutting wheel to cut the weld. Took about 5 minutes each and a few little cutting discs.
 
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The clamp is welded to the output of the resonator, not the tip. Loosen the clamps and tap the tip with a rubber mallet (easy does it) and it will pop loose.
That did the trick. I used a tiny level, and now my tips are level front to back, side to side, and centered. Looks perfect!
 
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That did the trick. I used a tiny level, and now my tips are level front to back, side to side, and centered. Looks perfect!
Nice to hear all is right in your world again. lol.
 
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