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Wanted: 451 muffler

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Hi, looking for 451 muffler. 

 

The joint between the flexpipe and muffler is leaking and it and it seems not easy to be replaced with universal flexpipe.

 

please advise the condition and cost.

 

thanks

 

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Here are 2 examples of replacement flex pipes that should work as a replacement.

 

https://www.ebay.ca/itm/1-3-4-x-8-x-12-Flex-Pipe-Tube-Stainless-Steel-w-Neck/190611296392?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649

 

https://www.ebay.ca/itm/17510D-Exhaust-Flex-Pipe-Stainless-Steel-Double-Braid-1-75-1-3-4-x-10-Long/161466184762?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649

 

If a shop is telling you it can not be done, they are certainly not qualified to do the work.  Any place that can weld stainless should be able to replace the flex pipe.

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Thanks.

 

If the connection has a little bit of straight pipe to clamp. Yes. It is fairly easy.

 

The problem is the elbow shape connection is so short, making it barely possible to play with.

 

I will try to put on some putty and tape first.

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On 1/28/2018 at 8:19 AM, Huronlad said:

If a shop is telling you it can not be done, they are certainly not qualified to do the work.  Any place that can weld stainless should be able to replace the flex pipe.

 

Stainless welding gear doesn't appear to be necessary, the muffler and OE flange will weld decently with a mild steel wire or stick.  Booneylander and I have both done this, click here for details.

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Mig welded them together after failed by bronze.

 

Then realized the alignment on the flange was off and basically can not seal.

 

So, after fighting with rear flange bolt and putting back the rear panel for 2 hours end with square back to original.

 

I think a dealer part of 485 is right choice.

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take it to a muffler shop and get them to weld it

 

find a muffler shop that isnt attached to a big corporate name....the franchised ones are usually just parts changers 

 

if you ever come north visit steve at the muffler shop on the kingsway in sudbury..."the muffler shop" is the actual name of his place ..he's good at patching up weird stuff

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Bought new assembly from dealer and installed in 2 hour.

 

The original one will be available for sale.

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