How long does it take to take off an exhaust?

How long does it take to take off an exhaust?

The simplest muffler replacement takes 30-60 minutes depending on your vehicle. Allow another hour or two if the mid-pipe or downpipe also needs service. These pipes can be difficult to reach, and may need to be replaced along with your muffler.

How do you remove exhaust sections?


  1. Douse it in WD40 over the course of a couple of days.
  2. Heat the outside pipe with a propane torch or similar to expand it.
  3. Cut it out and get your exhaust shop to make you a sleeve/coupling and clamp it with two clamps.

Is a rear silencer delete legal UK?

The removal of an exhaust silencer is illegal, as is any modification to make the vehicle give off a louder noise that the original exhaust. Exhaust silencers must be maintained regularly to make sure they are working as effectively as possible.

What is a resonator delete?

A resonator delete changes the way that the pulses generated by your vehicle move through the exhaust system. Think of this device as if it were a large echo chamber. It takes those pulses, optimizes their frequencies, and this makes it possible to achieve better power production.

Is it hard to change exhaust?

With the right tools, parts, and patience, you can perform an exhaust system installation yourself. This job is pretty straight forward as long as you are using exact-fit replacement parts.

Will muffler delete fail MOT?

No, it’s not parts of the emissions controls so it won’t have any effect on the MOT as long as the car is within noise limits. And that’s where the fun starts as it’s upto the not tester to decide if the car is noticeably louder than a stock exhaust.

Will my car pass MOT with a straight through exhaust?

As long as your emissions are in line then you should be ok. If it’s loud and you have a grumpy MOT tester you might have issues though. “The exhaust system will fail the MOT if: Part of the system missing or excessively deteriorated.

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