I'm at a total loss

Discussion in 'Exhausts' started by copmagnet, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. copmagnet

    copmagnet Well-Known Member

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    So I'm driving down the street on a nice midnight cruise, I downshift get that nice bubbly exhaust sound and then BOOM!


    I was like what in the world! I got my car home and got it up on stands and found this:


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    I'm thinking my muffler bearing went bad, but I'm not sure how, Its a pre-greased bearing from napa, and it's only got 200 miles on it! I called napa and explained the situation and they told me I should be running a water cooled muffler or the heat could liquefy the grease and cause it to drip out of the bearing. They also claimed it could have failed because I didn't use a muffler bearing alignment tool when I installed them.




    Should I try a different grease or use the dealer supplied OEM lithium/beryllium bearing grease? should I get new muffler bearing or get a muffler bearing master rebuild kit? Will a ceramic muffler bearing last longer then a normal mb?


    Is there a way to pack new grease in with a normal screw driver? the instructions call for a left handed screwdriver but I only have right handed screwdrivers.


    What do you guys think I should do?
     
  2. KillNThrill24

    KillNThrill24 Well-Known Member

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    Lmao hahaha

    Who puts MBRP on anything other than a diesel?

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    Damn, that a lot of back pressure.
    Are you sure someone was using you exhaust as a potato gun?
     
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    KillNThrill24 Well-Known Member

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    On a serious note... I've never seen a muffler do that lol

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    Orange 94 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    First off, you should be running a liquid nitrogen cooled muffler. Obviously.

    Second, you should be using a good eBay muffler bearing with a francium bearing grease.
     
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    KillNThrill24 Well-Known Member

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    ^Don't forget the plutonium Richard. Can't have a good muffler without that

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    Lmao i didnt know those mufflers fit a new edge mach 1.
     
  8. GT Rob

    GT Rob Well-Known Member

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    Maybe banana in the tail pipe
     
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    I am sure that story really starts off like this.

    [video=youtube;6y-pdLyZPJ8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6y-pdLyZPJ8[/video]
     
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    copmagnet Well-Known Member

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    ok you guys got me, I was shoving banana's in my tail pipes.. I'm a bananaholic, I need help. :(
     
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    GT Rob Well-Known Member

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    Didn't you have it on the dyno
     
  12. copmagnet

    copmagnet Well-Known Member

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    Yes.