MBRP 4" turboback install issues - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 22 Old 01-20-2013, 04:21 PM Thread Starter
Serving Our Country!
 
merc123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 460
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
MBRP 4" turboback install issues

I bought the MBRP 6200 muffler delete with 4" downpipe back.

I'm having a heck of a time getting the pipes to line up with the hangers. The hanger on the front pipe coming off the downpipe is above the rubber hanger. When we put the rest of the pipe in the 2nd hanger is about 6" off from the rubber hanger. Am I doing something wrong?



[Click HERE!]


'00 F350
Mods: Nitto Trail Grapplers, Diamo 17 Karat wheels, Red-head Steering box, Autometer gauges, Tru-Cool #4739 trans cooler, BFxenon HID lights
'03 Mustang GT
Mods: A bunch. --> Clicky <--

merc123 is offline  
post #2 of 22 Old 01-20-2013, 04:42 PM
Member
 
stroker 250's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 68
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
is it a duel set up you may have the right side on the left and the left on the right
stroker 250 is offline  
post #3 of 22 Old 01-20-2013, 04:53 PM Thread Starter
Serving Our Country!
 
merc123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 460
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
It's not a dual. It's standard.



[Click HERE!]


'00 F350
Mods: Nitto Trail Grapplers, Diamo 17 Karat wheels, Red-head Steering box, Autometer gauges, Tru-Cool #4739 trans cooler, BFxenon HID lights
'03 Mustang GT
Mods: A bunch. --> Clicky <--

merc123 is offline  
post #4 of 22 Old 01-21-2013, 06:27 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 6,204
Thanks: 7
Thanked 233 Times in 224 Posts
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Quoted: 75 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
You're not doing anything wrong (if you Are, I did too )..

MBRP fit just Sucks. I don't know if they were always this bad or the fixture they're using today is out of alignment but, here's what I had to do..

Unbolt the front hanger support rod from the framerail and flip it over (it probably need to have a piece spliced into it, to make it longer, but this worked so I left it. The rod they welded on the midpipe was Clearly in the wrong place. As for the back, depending on the cab & body style, you may have to cut/eliminate a pipe to get the right length. But the T-hanger, at the back of the muffler (if you have a muffler), on mine is jammed over to one side to clear the shock & spare and have the tip in the right place.

I also cut that pipe, that goes over the axle, so the tip sit back under the truck farther (I think they're trying to advertize with the MBRP logo on the tip by having it stick out so far)
NoRalPh is offline  
post #5 of 22 Old 01-21-2013, 06:34 AM Thread Starter
Serving Our Country!
 
merc123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 460
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I just read so many stories that say it went on with no problems and the downpipe was the hassle. The downpipe took us 30 seconds to get in place and about 2 minutes to get it in position and the band clamp back on it.

Then there's folks like me that had so many issues. I wish I had a welder so I could cut the hangers off and reweld in the right place. Gonna be fun I guess.



[Click HERE!]


'00 F350
Mods: Nitto Trail Grapplers, Diamo 17 Karat wheels, Red-head Steering box, Autometer gauges, Tru-Cool #4739 trans cooler, BFxenon HID lights
'03 Mustang GT
Mods: A bunch. --> Clicky <--

merc123 is offline  
post #6 of 22 Old 01-21-2013, 06:42 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 6,204
Thanks: 7
Thanked 233 Times in 224 Posts
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Quoted: 75 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
I thought the same thing "I'll just reweld the rods on the pipe in the right place" (I do a bunch of TIG welding) but, then I'd be Voiding the Warranty I'm sure...

So, I moved the trucks hangers instead.
NoRalPh is offline  
post #7 of 22 Old 01-21-2013, 06:43 AM Thread Starter
Serving Our Country!
 
merc123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 460
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The front one was the biggest one that was off. It just seems way too tall unless the pipe is gonna hang way down but then the rest won't line up.

Oh well. Just keep playing with it.



[Click HERE!]


'00 F350
Mods: Nitto Trail Grapplers, Diamo 17 Karat wheels, Red-head Steering box, Autometer gauges, Tru-Cool #4739 trans cooler, BFxenon HID lights
'03 Mustang GT
Mods: A bunch. --> Clicky <--

merc123 is offline  
post #8 of 22 Old 01-21-2013, 09:14 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 13
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I had issues with fitting up the same exhaust system. I thought it was way off and all messed up.
I loosely installed everything and then adjusted as I went back from the turbo.
I thought it was messed up then realized it fit. The mid pipe hanger fit fine the only adjustment I had to make was to the pipe just in front of the muffler. I removed one bolt from the oem hanger, so I would drop down 2inches or so.
Those were the only two fit up problems. Other then that it was smooth, got it done by myself in about 1.5 hours.
I can post some pics of the finished install if you like?
donruff is offline  
post #9 of 22 Old 01-21-2013, 09:45 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
floorboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Pipestone, Mn
Posts: 479
Thanks: 1
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Mine fit pretty good I thought. Not perfect but close.

Quote:
Originally Posted by bjs505 View Post
Of course I'm handy under the hood, I currently own a cummins.

2010 F350 CCLB Cabelas Edition
No Limit cai, Mini Maxx, 5" turbo back Flo Pro, Sinister egr delete, Sinister coolant filter, Cat EC-1, PTP shift solenoid. 20x9 +18 XD Monsters
01' 7.3 CCLB, 6637,wicked wheel G2, HPX, PHP Hydra, MBRP 4" Turbo back, Bellowed uppipes, Stancor gpr, 6.0 cooler, Fpr, Glow shift exhaust, pyro, trans, 203*/billet housing/ Cat EC-1, '07headlights/05' grill, Oh8' gate.
78' F350 "dumpy" old school
floorboy is offline  
post #10 of 22 Old 01-21-2013, 01:04 PM Thread Starter
Serving Our Country!
 
merc123's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 460
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by donruff View Post
I had issues with fitting up the same exhaust system. I thought it was way off and all messed up.
I loosely installed everything and then adjusted as I went back from the turbo.
I thought it was messed up then realized it fit. The mid pipe hanger fit fine the only adjustment I had to make was to the pipe just in front of the muffler. I removed one bolt from the oem hanger, so I would drop down 2inches or so.
Those were the only two fit up problems. Other then that it was smooth, got it done by myself in about 1.5 hours.
I can post some pics of the finished install if you like?

I would like some pics. I was telling my buddy...man I don't know why people say this is such a long task! The downpipe was easy the rest should be cake. I spoke way too soon! We spent about 2 hours or so trying to get it all lined up and it just got too cold laying on the concrete. Removing the old pipe was easy. I just had one dull sawzall blade and didn't have any spares so trying to cut the downpipe, and rear exhaust with a die grinder and 30 gallon compressor took some time to get it cut.



[Click HERE!]


'00 F350
Mods: Nitto Trail Grapplers, Diamo 17 Karat wheels, Red-head Steering box, Autometer gauges, Tru-Cool #4739 trans cooler, BFxenon HID lights
'03 Mustang GT
Mods: A bunch. --> Clicky <--

merc123 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome