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Old 09-08-2003, 12:56 AM   #1
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ok earlier tonite i got bored n decided to go n remove the cat back..since i should be gettin my new one this week i hope..maybe later today..but anyways..the bolts that hold the cat n the flex..r a little rusted n the things i tried wont even budge em..n the rubber hangers...how do u remove them..n would i be gettin new ones with the new cat back?


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Old 09-08-2003, 01:19 AM   #2
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anybody kno how i can take care of that problem?
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Old 09-08-2003, 01:26 AM   #3
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I think you are trying to say the bolts are rusted and you can't get them off.
Well go to a Home Depo or Lowes and get this spray stuff and it'll come right out. Can't remember what it's called just tell an employee that you got a rusted screw that you can't budge. Or get a longer wrench. Don't know about the "rubber hangers"
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aight thanks
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Old 09-08-2003, 01:38 AM   #5
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ok so what cat back do you have and are you replacing your flex too?
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yea...why r you removing those bolts?...that will just cause more problems for u...the focus cat-back is literally a flex-pipe back...leave that stuff alone.
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Old 09-08-2003, 01:42 AM   #7
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gettin a mbrp...n no not a flex yet..only had money for the exhaust n to pay off a friggin ticket
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oh..ok didnt kno that kickn

i was told its cat back..flex...cat pipe..header

so r u sayin i need to order a flex too before i put my new one on?
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it is, and you dont have to do them all at once but its easier for some
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aight..but should i get a flex before i put the new cat-back on?
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