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Not really a big deal as I ordered stiffer exhaust hangers for the muffler BUT curious if anyone else ran into this after downpipe installation? My driver side exhaust tip is now hanging about an inch lower than the passenger side. The downpipe does hang down just slightly further than the oem cat. Attempted to tweak the factory body hanger a smidge to get it aligned but those are crazy reinforced lmao. Ended up just purchasing a smaller poly hanger to install on driver side hopefully fixing it and leveling out the gap with the passenger tip. Will update with the final result. Average people don't notice these things but us car peeps have that ocd passion with stuff like this ;P
 

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My passenger exaust is hanging low, i only just recently noticed that as well. I have the sxth downpipe. Lmk about the hangers, id be interested if they fix the issue
 

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I put a new mid pipe on yesterday but mine hung low too. (lol....) Still does but it's like 1/4 to 1/2 inch. I bet once the exhaust settles this happens regardless what down pipe we have. Mine is still the stocker...

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Sony.. curious how you like the downpipe? Any issues with the build? Did you put a J bend on the rear o2 or just install it directly to the bung? Issues during install? Any Check Engine Lights? Let us know how the other mount does and take a pick of the rear if you do not mind. If you dont have a upload account somewhere shoot me the photo and Ill toss it on my flickr.

Thanks again and let us know what you think of the downpipe.
 

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Sorry for the late response BUT after installing some poly Grimmspeed exhaust hanger bushings the exhaust is held perfectly centered how it should be now! So they work really well for lightly tweaked exhausts. I didn't put a J bend on the AFE downpipe as the rear o2 location is ectually extended further out than the upstream one. So far I've put about 400 miles on the car and no MIL. So I'm gonna say it isn't necessary at this point. I'll update if it does come on. I like the downpipe it added a deeper tone and noticeably louder. Pops a little more but normal driving is still reasonable. Not obnoxious, I feel it's actually the perfect amount of noise. I wouldn't say there was a huge increase in power but the lower end feels smoother and midrange. Feels like a nice little bump in torque. I'm sure an actual tune or piggyback will make it more noticeable.
 

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Can you provide the link for the exhaust bushings? Thank you in advance.

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Can you provide the link for the exhaust bushings? Thank you in advance.

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Here is the link to the bushings :) I purchased individually but these are them!
Also, here is a before and after pic of the exhaust.
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Also, any additional vibrations with those bushings? Th u in advance.

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Did you have to use different position settings for the different bushings?
I used the inner most hole on both bushings to pull it up and hold securely :)
 
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Also, any additional vibrations with those bushings? Th u in advance.

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Not at all! No additional vibration or anything noticed! Exhaust stays better planted too. doesn't slightly sway and rock like the soft factory bushings. (y)
 

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You only used 2 for the muffler bushings or all 4 including the flexpipe bushings?
I purchased 2 individually instead of a 4 pack since it was only sagging on that side.
 
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Sorry for bringing this up, but did anyone else get the Grimmspeed bushings? I wanted to see if anyone else was able to solve this issue. I just noticed today that my driver's side exhaust is about 0.5 in lower than the passenger's side, probably due to my SXTH DP and Ark Midpipe.. :rolleyes:
 

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Sorry for bringing this up, but did anyone else get the Grimmspeed bushings? I wanted to see if anyone else was able to solve this issue. I just noticed today that my driver's side exhaust is about 0.5 in lower than the passenger's side, probably due to my SXTH DP and Ark Midpipe.. :rolleyes:
There are several ways to adjust the silencer. First and foremost you'll need a rubber mallet. If you don't want to hit it directly then put a small diameter PVC pipe over the hanger. Drop the silencer and measure between the hanger and the silencer body. If one is out of adjustment to the other, simply hit the hanger with the mallet and remeasure. Once you have it inline with the other, re-hang the silencer.

Most of the time it's due to misalignment of the hangers on one side or the other, when they are welded on. You'll find this a lot with the aFe Takeda unit & even some of the Borla. The downpipe and midpipe have very little to do with the way the silencer hangs from the hangers. This can also be done on any of the hanger from the flex pipe to the midpipe if needs be.
Here is the link to the bushings :) I purchased individually but these are them!
Also, here is a before and after pic of the exhaust. View attachment 2999
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Looks good!! (y)
 

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So I did not bang on my hangers but I loosened the midpipe connections and it turned out that one of the left bolts was too tight and the corresponding right bolt was too loose. I jacked up the muffler to a height that I liked and then tightened everything again. After, it was fixed. Just wanted to share.

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