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drumking1721
04-24-2007, 11:45 AM
Ok before this gets shut down,i looked. Ive had my SLP for over a year,and when i drive it bounces around and all that crap,and its getting on my nerves. Ive tried a cloths hanger and the exhaust hangers you can buy at auto zone ect..but they always break,do you guys know of anything better that will not break?

drumking1721
04-24-2007, 01:15 PM
anyone?

coupe
04-24-2007, 01:19 PM
metal strapping

drumking1721
04-24-2007, 02:00 PM
i used that several times,it breaks with a couple months from rust

lone_wolf025
04-24-2007, 02:19 PM
Bite the bullet and find an exhaust shop to weld some stainless steel hangers on maybe?

drumking1721
04-24-2007, 02:21 PM
Bite the bullet and find an exhaust shop to weld some stainless steel hangers on maybe?

Yea i would....but NONE of the shops around here will,ive asked around,there jerks about it, but next time i go home ill look around there,do any of you guys have this issue?

lone_wolf025
04-24-2007, 02:38 PM
That sucks... The straps you've been using I assume are already stainless?

drumking1721
04-24-2007, 07:15 PM
yup.....i really dont know what else to do. Its the pipe that goes over the "rear axle" that causes all the noise...i have it strapped up for like a month or two and it just breaks

el nino
04-24-2007, 08:17 PM
i heard if you use the taurus rubber holders itll fix the problem. had the same problem but mine just sorta fixed by itself....

lone_wolf025
04-24-2007, 08:18 PM
i heard if you use the taurus rubber holders itll fix the problem. had the same problem but mine just sorta fixed by itself....

Yea, basically something that's tough but won't rust and still hold it securely.

drumking1721
04-24-2007, 08:27 PM
true...im going home this weekend...i should check the junkyards and see what they got

coupe
04-25-2007, 05:06 AM
Why wont any shop do this?

Sprucegagt
04-25-2007, 06:10 AM
You have to bend some of the hangers around to keep everything from rattling. A good heavy hammer and a crowbar will fix it. You may also have to "readjust" a heat shield or two.

drumking1721
04-25-2007, 11:10 AM
Why wont any shop do this?

They tell me that they dont do any aftermarket exhausts because of the "liability" which i find to be a bunch of crap....

AznGA
04-25-2007, 11:44 AM
You can just live with it. Since SLP pipes are bigger than the factory ones, it will obviously hit something.

coupe
04-25-2007, 12:20 PM
They tell me that they dont do any aftermarket exhausts because of the "liability" which i find to be a bunch of crap....


But that dont make any sense. Did you try a muffler man?

SikMindz
04-25-2007, 12:26 PM
Velcro FTW! lol

Zip ties maybe? ghetto but it's saved me quite a few times in some tough situations.

drumking1721
04-25-2007, 12:48 PM
But that dont make any sense. Did you try a muffler man?

Muffler man,lentz mufflers and even little hole in the wall places,there all ****s about it....im just gonna try back in flint...it really pisses me off here bc there so rude about it,last year when i installed my SLP i didnt properly bolt the exhaust together,so when i got back to kalamazoo,it fell off and was being dragged,i had to beg a guy to weld it for me bc i was hundreds of miles from home

coupe
04-25-2007, 12:54 PM
Muffler Man on 28th and Division here in GR will do it for you for sure.

iceman
04-25-2007, 12:54 PM
I've found easiest way to get around the SLP rattle is to tack washers to the hanger on either side of the rubber hanger.. that way it can't slide around as much. That's what I had on mine, never rattled.

BTW find another SLP rattle thread for me so I can combine this one with that.. or i'll just erase this one

Mirage85
04-25-2007, 01:16 PM
Mine used to rattle at first as well, but just kind of fixed over time, now I really only hear it when I hit a bump really hard. Sometimes I will be driving along and then all of a sudden it will rattle some, but it goes away after a couple mins. I think the rubber hanger stretched out because the SLP seems a bit heavier than stock. So it might be getting some extra slop there.

coupe
04-25-2007, 01:29 PM
I cant stop thinking about this.

I know alot of shops wont install aftermarket becuase they cant warranty the parts or work. The problem i have with this is they arent installing the cat-back, they are installing new hangers or re-ajusting whats already there. Thats like saying they wont install new hangers or re-ajust stock equipment becuase its GM's parts and they cant warranty the parts or work.

55will87
04-25-2007, 02:20 PM
Off Topic: Any good exhaust shops in FLint, because I am looking to get a flowmaster 80 exhaust and want to find a place that will do it.

coupe
04-25-2007, 02:26 PM
Open the phone book and call around

drumking1721
04-25-2007, 02:49 PM
It was to the point last year i would offer money to them and they still would not do it. I thing im gonna take seths advice and try the washer thing. it just bend the hooks

iceman
04-25-2007, 02:55 PM
Ok, that's enough. too many threads already on SLP rattle