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Old 11-25-2006, 02:13 PM
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:-( Truck stuck in driveway!

Heres how it falls. New exhaust kit says to cut downpipe where it bends to become level after straight shot down from turbo. DID IT
The (#&R#(*$*(&#(*&#(*&#(*&^@* thing wont come out. I have jiggled it wiggled it cussed it coaxed it and took a 2x4 to it. I even took off the engine lifting eye on the backside and no love. Where do i go from here? Thanks

Doug
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Old 11-25-2006, 02:18 PM
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Heres how it falls. New exhaust kit says to cut downpipe where it bends to become level after straight shot down from turbo. DID IT
The (#&R#(*$*(&#(*&#(*&#(*&^@* thing wont come out. I have jiggled it wiggled it cussed it coaxed it and took a 2x4 to it. I even took off the engine lifting eye on the backside and no love. Where do i go from here? Thanks

Doug

LOL! Been there done that - PM me your phone # and I'll give ya a call.

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Old 11-25-2006, 04:30 PM
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What engine is this on, 7.3 or 6.0?
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Old 11-25-2006, 06:45 PM
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Im to the point now where i am done. I will hire/pay/whatever someone to bcome get it and get the old downpipe out. I have gone through 3 saw zaw blades, my arms are cut up and bleeding and i have metal s havings down my pants. Its just not worth it anymore. I did begin to strip the insulation off pipe to decrease the dia of it thus hoping i could get it out. NOPE cant get it all the way off and now i have a hulluva mess. I have been workin on this FORKING pipe since noon today. When i try to manipulate it from underneath the flange uptop either hits the edge of the valvecover it i try to rotate the flange outboard to go down and if i try to rotate it inwards it hits the shield on the crossover pipe. Im going to try to get a better sawzaw tomorrow and cut the downpipe up above the frame rail so it dont hit that nor any of the front axle hardware. The 19.2 volt craftsman just dont have the ballz to cut it.

On a positive note, i was told today i will be the father of a BOY!!! wooohooo. Thanks for the help guys.

ps its a 2004 f-350
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Have you jacked up the front end to get more working room?
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father of a BOY

Now don't that just make your day. Father of a BOY.father are ok, but Dads are a lot better. That pipe will come out of there today after a good nights rest. I am sure Rodslinger can talk it out for you. Mine came right out when I replaced it.
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Old 11-26-2006, 09:22 AM
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Out!

Its out its out its a great day. lol
I took me buying a dremel and cutting the bands off the shielding on the pipe. Then it fell right out. The new pipe went right in after i trimmed the bolt sticking out of the firewall. No probs. All is good so far. Will do the rest of the install later today. Do you all know if i need to wrap the downpipe with a anything like header wrap? Thanks

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Old 11-26-2006, 09:54 AM
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Congrats Doug - on not only the down pipe but finding out about the new addition especially.
I've not seen one that had any type of shielding on it. The one I took off my '05 and the new one I put on are just bare so you should be fine.
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Shes in with only a few small i hope quarks to work out. Seems the downpipe is resting against the firewall where the firewall comes out. Its like a 1/2 inch lip on the firewall sticking out where the seam is pressed together. I heard a vibration at a lil more than idle which i think is the shield that is under the downpipe right where it hooks onto the turbo. When you hit a bump driving get on it i believe the engine is flexing and the downpipe was getting nailed on the firewall. Ill either have to trim the lip on the firewall or try to manipulate the downpipe some more. Is it normal to hear the truck whisteling like hell now riding down the road or is that a sign of a bad exhaust leak because the only leak i feel is at idle and its minute from one of the clamps on the system. Just enough of a leak to cause a little oil to leak out.

Doug
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Old 11-26-2006, 06:00 PM
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It'll all come together.

Gotta love the fit of a big name now.
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