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Old 12-28-2015, 01:00 PM   #1
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2003 SE Wagon Muffler help

Hi guys. I picked up a beater 03 SE wagon with the Zetec engine in it for a cheap winter beater.

There's no muffler on the back end of the car.

Not super loud, but I want to fix it.

Instead of spending $200 on a new muffler that still has to be welded, a friend of mine offered to let his son take my car and use the muffler install as a project for his high school mechanics class if I buy a muffler (generic) from the auto parts store.

Does anyone know the inside and outside diameters of the pipe that (for me) is cut out right behind where the muffler and tail pipe should be?

Just curious if anyone has rigged something up. I just want a dirt cheap fix for this dirty cheap car.


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Old 12-29-2015, 10:30 AM   #2
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Don't need anything but some Exh. pipe to get the fumes out the back.

Resonator at the rear is even removed on some stock models. (duratec)
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Glass pack would make the class happy

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I found this muffler on Rock Auto. Not a bad price. Is that the right part?
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Can't tell from just the picture, looks about right for the whole system. (Have the link?) Though it doesn't have a resonator. Just the muffler. Not sure if that's what you're looking for...

No muffler is pretty loud, I think you're missing the resonator.

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