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      10-31-2011, 02:49 PM   #1
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Exclamation need help switching exhausts

i need help to remove my modified OEM exhaust and replace it with a stock exhaust.
it should be easy as they are both OEM
so its just to drop the current one and replace it with stock one
can anyone help?
i can pay up to $100 to do this because i really dont want to sell the modified one
i love it and i want to put it on my new car when it arrives
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      10-31-2011, 03:15 PM   #2
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If you don't mind driving up to Germantown I can check with a friend of mine who's a tech at Criswell Honda. He does side jobs during the week as well as on the weekend (Sat). How soon do you need this done and do you have the replacement exhaust? Only the muffler is being replaced, correct? If you're interested I'll find out what his schedule looks like (weekends are always booked) - do you prefer a weekday or the weekend?
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if you go to Meineke or something they shouldn't charge more than 50 bucks. I think thats how much i paid for them to put on my meisterschaft
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i need help to remove my modified OEM exhaust and replace it with a stock exhaust.
it should be easy as they are both OEM
so its just to drop the current one and replace it with stock one
can anyone help?
i can pay up to $100 to do this because i really dont want to sell the modified one
i love it and i want to put it on my new car when it arrives
I can help you. I have all the tools to do the job.
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      10-31-2011, 07:42 PM   #6
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Would help ya for free if I was closer.
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      10-31-2011, 07:43 PM   #7
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If you don't mind driving up to Germantown I can check with a friend of mine who's a tech at Criswell Honda. He does side jobs during the week as well as on the weekend (Sat). How soon do you need this done and do you have the replacement exhaust? Only the muffler is being replaced, correct? If you're interested I'll find out what his schedule looks like (weekends are always booked) - do you prefer a weekday or the weekend?
Only the muffler with the attached connected pipes
And yes I have a stock oem exhaust with only 3K miles I saved for this exact reason
Will get back to you, will see if I can d it with azzuro
Would love to help out, and maybe learn how to do it
So I can do it on my 2012, if I ever get it
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      10-31-2011, 07:45 PM   #8
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I can help you. I have all the tools to do the job.
That would be excellent
Where abouts are you?
I live in Reston, near Reston town center.
But of course ill come to you.
I can return the favour if you need any help with your sound system
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if you go to Meineke or something they shouldn't charge more than 50 bucks. I think thats how much i paid for them to put on my meisterschaft
I paid them $180 to install the modified one!
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My buddy in Springfield has a shop, I am sure we could go there, it is so much easier to swap exhausts when you have a lift, probably will cost around $0. If you are free Sunday mornings those seem to be the best days for him. Let me know
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      11-01-2011, 12:38 PM   #11
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My buddy in Springfield has a shop, I am sure we could go there, it is so much easier to swap exhausts when you have a lift, probably will cost around $0. If you are free Sunday mornings those seem to be the best days for him. Let me know
that would be great
azzuro seems like he's missing in action
so i might just take you up on your offer

never heard back about the issue we spoke about last time
the 1 company i spoked to on the phone seemed uninterested unless it was a monthly deal and they were asking too much.
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Would help ya for free if I was closer.
i would also... i did my own and it was fairly easy with the right tools.

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that would be great
azzuro seems like he's missing in action
so i might just take you up on your offer

never heard back about the issue we spoke about last time
the 1 company i spoked to on the phone seemed uninterested unless it was a monthly deal and they were asking too much.
All is taken care of, also do you still have my stock exhaust? That GT-R itch is happening again!!!
I will speak to my buddy and see if he is available this weekend, if that works for you.
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      11-01-2011, 01:51 PM   #14
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All is taken care of, also do you still have my stock exhaust? That GT-R itch is happening again!!!
that's the one i'll be installing
no to the GTR
my CFO at work has one, i drove it
sucks!
honestly, the GTR for me is a one trick pony
it can kick butt on the track
but on the street, it royaly sucks
suspension is made of concrete, and that's at the softest setting
gear whine like a tractor
interior feels cheapish
fantastic acceleration
but that's about it
i like the PS3 look-alike screen
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      11-01-2011, 01:56 PM   #15
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you could always go to a diy hosted by the ncc bmw cca. Im sure there would be someone to help you there and it would only cost $30
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that's the one i'll be installing
no to the GTR
my CFO at work has one, i drove it
sucks!
honestly, the GTR for me is a one trick pony
it can kick butt on the track
but on the street, it royaly sucks
suspension is made of concrete, and that's at the softest setting
gear whine like a tractor
interior feels cheapish
fantastic acceleration
but that's about it
i like the PS3 look-alike screen
It would not be a daily, it would be a weekend and a track car, don't care about gear sounds, I will put a full exhaust so I won't hear it anyway, shit my 08 M3 only has 13000 miles, for daily I have a GTI and a big Benz truck, I also may not sell the M3, don't know yet, also are you available Sunday AM?
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It would not be a daily, it would be a weekend and a track car, don't care about gear sounds, I will put a full exhaust so I won't hear it anyway, shit my 08 M3 only has 13000 miles, for daily I have a GTI and a big Benz truck, I also may not sell the M3, don't know yet, also are you available Sunday AM?
if its a track car then forget everything i just said

yes i am available sunday
will empty out my trunk and keep the exhaust with me
did you ever hear the modified OEM exhaust?
it's awsome, wanna keep it for my 2012 if it ever arrives
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I have not heard the OEM exhaust mod, did you finally sell your 08?
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I have not heard the OEM exhaust mod, did you finally sell your 08?
nope
still have it
not sure why its not selling
i'm asking 40K which is lower than any other E92 for sale
and i still have 1 year of the warranty left
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that would be great
azzuro seems like he's missing in action
so i might just take you up on your offer

never heard back about the issue we spoke about last time
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I sent you a PM
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Just realized I can't do this weekend
I was pleasantly reminded by my wife we have commitments on Saturday and Sunday

And I assume this is a daytime job?
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Just realized I can't do this weekend
I was pleasantly reminded by my wife we have commitments on Saturday and Sunday

And I assume this is a daytime job?
I am out the following weekend, I can see if he can do an evening time
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