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exhaust tips, that is! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> Any thoughts? Maybe a worn/stretched rubber hanger? The lower of the two is the passenger side (opposite side of where the piping from engine enters the muffler.)
 

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Re: So, one hangs lower than the other... (Veefifty T5AWD)

You've got some great thread titles...<br>Is this the stock exhaust setup? Are the tips welded to the muffler? I know on my heico one side likes to get loose and start sagging down a little. If you can adjust them at all just raise that one up and tighten it. If it is welded I guess a new hanging bracket would be the best fix.
 

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Yeah, it is stock, although I want to cut those tips off and get new bigger ones. My only concern is the stock piping is angled down, and I wonder if trying to put tips onto that will mean they too, have to be angled down like stock. Know what I mean?
 

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Yeah, I get what you're saying. Pics always help though: does your car have the cutouts for tips or is it one of the ones that the tips just point below the rear bumper piece.? You could put some quad tips on, or maybe some Heico ones. I know someone on here was selling some. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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It has the cutouts, so maybe this would make aftermarket tips easier? What's the deal with the Heicos? I can't do the quads...
 

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Re: (Veefifty T5AWD)

They are used, a little scratched up on the bottom (but look great at the top near the HEICO logo), but work perfectly. They are double-walled so even if they are close to your cutout trim it shouldn't melt them. I can take some pics of them, probably tomorrow, if you are seriously interested in them.
 

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PM me a price, I didn't see them in the classifieds.
 

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Re: (Veefifty T5AWD)

They are now up in the classifieds. Here is the link...<br><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=122463" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=122463</A><p>Thanks!
 

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Re: So, one hangs lower than the other... (Veefifty T5AWD)

I have the same problem... the left pipe hangs lower than the right. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"><br>I will be solving this problem with a custom exhaust very soon, or, the EST dual exhaust/cat back setup. Everyone I have talked to has different issues with the stock T5 pipes being at different heights/lengths. Not a great looking stock exhaust IMO.
 

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*<I>Turns head and coughs</I>* lol<p>Buy AJ's tips so he stops bumping that thread haha <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: So, one hangs lower than the other... (ForceFed Motorsports)

Seriously. I thought they would sell quick since they are sweet looking and high quality. Throw me a reasonable offer I can't refuse. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> I could use the money right now, new tires are flippin expensive. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: So, one hangs lower than the other... (Veefifty T5AWD)

mine does that too... passenger side seems to point lower. It looks fine at certain angles, and then really off at others. I'm about to switch sides on the hangers and see what happens.
 

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Re: So, one hangs lower than the other... (40 Rouge)

More than likely due to the fact that the piping inlet for the muffler is on the left side giving it a bit of a handicap as far as the hangers can support each side evenly.
 

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So do you think it's just a 4 year old hanger that needs to be replaced?<br>
 

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Re: (Veefifty T5AWD)

Unfortunately probably not, the rubber hangers dont sag too often. Doesnt hurt to compare side to side hangers though.
 

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Update: Problem fixed! The right (passenger) side was way low so I measured the rubber hangers and sure enough that one was about 1/2" longer. I went to the local parts store, bought a shorter (2 1/2") rubber hanger and bam! All good. 2 tips for easy install: spray the hanger with some WD-40 to make it slip on easier, and use your floor jack to lift the exhaust and hold it while removing the hanger.
 
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