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      06-15-2012, 11:39 AM   #29
mikeokimster
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I don't have a lift for my car. It cost me $15 per weld, + cost of piping. I did it two years ago so I don't remember the exact price.
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I had the PE already on, so they just popped off the Y section, chopped off the exhaust right before the cats started and welded everything in place. I initially had 2 "test" pipes clampped into place, but it only presented exhaust leaks so I had to get it welded and sealed. The curvature of the twin parallel pipes are very tight and can be a bit of a struggle.
I was quoted $180 from a shop yesterday to cut mine due to legality and difficulty. Would you guys say this is fair? Most shops around here won't even touch it. This is 3x more than I thought it would be, and they say I can't reweld the cats back in if I wanted to.
Due to the cats being on the curvature of the bend it is tough. The spacing within the cats is close. I paid 140
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