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How did you all get the stock exhuast out of the rubber hangers???? i just cant get them to let go, and im affraid to rip themmm


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I can ship a new one to you, but they are a huge hassle to put on new, since they're so stiff.
 

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tools required: adjustable pliers


Open the pliers so that one jaw is on the back of the hanger and the other jaw is on the tip of the hanger arm, close the pliers to force the hanger arm back into the hanger. Once the hanger arm is back in the hanger as far is you can get it with the pliers you should be able to work it out the rest of the way by hand with little trouble.

I'd avoid WD-40 if possible. My Ford manual warns that the hangers are made of a special material and lubricant should not be used.
 

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^any adjustable pliers will work. Channel lock is just a name brand.
 

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wish I could have known this...... lol, all I knew was to twist the hangers......... the very rear hanger I took the longest screwdriver we could find, and put it between the bottom of the car and the lunchbox.......at least it worked [:)]
 

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I'm assuming we're talking about getting the hanger arms out of the hangers, or are we talking about taking the hangers off the car?

Yep, channellock is just a name brand, just wanted to show which type of adjustable plier I was talking about. I changed my previous post to read "adjustable".

No problem about the WD-40, I just thought I'd throw that in because Ford says it's a no-no, I'm sure it's been done a lot though.
 

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Ya, WD-40 could in time melt your hanger I think that it's a chemical reaction. It could too make it sag in time. We have the same material we use at my work and we did some testing on them w/ multiple lubricants...if you need to use some kind of lubricant the safest is just some run of the mill motor oil...work like a charm
 

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thanks for all the feedback guys, i did do some yanking and swearing really did help!! ha... the worst part was the bolts were rusted!!![?|] Those took forever... ill try to take pictures i dont think anyone has done a write-up on this... correct me if someone has....


only had time to get the stock off... the new one will be put on tommorrow morning...[headbang]

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I would put someoil on the new hangers too it helps em to slide in
 
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