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      07-01-2011, 04:09 PM   #1
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Slight drip from exhaust connection areas HELP

EDIT: Ok so water seems to have stopped, but there seems to be the slightest bit of air coming out from a side of the clamps? Ive tried moving it around, but still seems to get there. Should I just keep trying to tighten? Thanks again for your help guys.


Hi guys,

I just installed my axel back exhaust using challenge connecting pipes. Bolted on everything and dont feel any air coming out of the connection areas, but there is a water drip from each connection where the clamps are? I re-tightened but still small drip. Anyone know if this is an issue? Sounds like everything is ok, but not sure.

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A small bit of condensation is normal as long as there is no exhaust leak. You'll be fine.
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It should just be condensation from the inside of your stock X-pipe and/or the Challenge connecting pipes/new muffler of yours. You'll be fine.
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Ok so water seems to have stopped, but there seems to be the slightest bit of air coming out from a side of the clamps? Ive tried moving it around, but still seems to get there. Should I just keep trying to tighten? Thanks again for your help guys.
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Ok so water seems to have stopped, but there seems to be the slightest bit of air coming out from a side of the clamps? Ive tried moving it around, but still seems to get there. Should I just keep trying to tighten? Thanks again for your help guys.
yeah baby, tighten those clamps!
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