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5" diamond eye exhaust

Well my 5" diamond eye exhaust got dropped off today and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions or anything that might help me with the install, its got the 4" downpipe to 5". thanks for the input!

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WD-40 (or similar penetrating oil) is your friend. A prybar is a big help with the rubber hangers. A light rap with a hammer will help get the v-band clamp off the turbo and down pipe.

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pyroil or pblaster is much better than WD-40 for penetration station. for lube silicone, to get it back in the hangers.

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i can usually seem to get exhaust hangers out easy, im just worried about getting the old down pipe out and the new one in. how is the fit going in and how about taking the old one out?

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Pb it 1 days before 6 hrs before and an hour b4 then probably when you are doing it also.

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Use a sawzall to get the old exhaust off. I cut the downpipe in half to get it out. The 4 inch downpipe is going to be very tight to get in. It'll go, just don't be afraid to muscle it in. Careful with the turbo though. I love my Diamond Eye 5 inch. It sounds incredible. Good Luck to you! It took my students about 2 hours from start to finish.

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Alright so im planning on doing it today or tomorrow, i was looking at it today and where do you cut the down pipe to get it out?

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2003 F250 CCSB 4X4, 6.0L powerstroke.
-Sinister coolant filter
-Upgraded blue spring
-5" diamond eye exhaust W/ 6" tip
-Edge CS
-SCT tuner W/ vivians looney tune
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