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      09-29-2013, 08:39 PM   #1
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Who has installed an axel back exhaust themselves?

I have a Meisterschaft GT2 exhaust coming in this week with SR pipes. I am aware that the installation is a "simple" bolt on, but nothing is simple to me when it comes to anything mechanical.
I tried to search on YOUTUBE to M3 aftermarket exhaust to sort of get an idea of what would be involved, but had no luck. I am doing this at my friend's garage and he has a lift.
I was hoping to get a list of tools required and a brief walk through of what I would have to do before the package comes. The day the package comes I am heading over to my friend's garage so I was hoping to get an idea of what I would be getting into before I tackle the job.
Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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      09-29-2013, 08:49 PM   #2
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In the DIY section there is a good write up about it. I'm on mobile app and I don't know how to copy the link or I would post it.
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      09-30-2013, 09:07 AM   #3
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      09-30-2013, 09:22 AM   #4
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      09-30-2013, 09:50 AM   #5
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I had to use some lube on the rubber mounting pieces to get the old exhaust out and the new exhaust in.
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It's straight forward man, congrats on the new exhaust and keep us posted on how you like it. With a lift you'll have it banged out about 3 hours
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      09-30-2013, 12:01 PM   #8
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Thanks guys, I did not even realize this forum had a DIY section! I am excited and am looking forward to it. I will take with me some WD-40 or some kind of lube to help with the hangers. My friend told me that car wash gel worked the best for him since it was so thick and slippery.
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There is an eas video on youtube. It takes 10mins. Youtube eas akra install.
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I just got my Meisterschaft GT2 system in the mail and am stoked!!!
Once I get the factory system off, would it be best for me to hook up the muffler and then install the connecting pipes or would it be best if I assembled the entire GT2 system and then put the connecting pipes into the factory system and then connect it as whole?
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I just got my Meisterschaft GT2 system in the mail and am stoked!!!
Once I get the factory system off, would it be best for me to hook up the muffler and then install the connecting pipes or would it be best if I assembled the entire GT2 system and then put the connecting pipes into the factory system and then connect it as whole?
I would do it in pieces bud. When I did my meisterschaft gts axle back the biggest issue was the hangers. Even with lube and pliers it took me and my buddy forever
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