Just got a used JBA catback and plan to install it tomorrow morning..Anyone have any tips to make the install easier?
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Well first you have to get it off the ground. Do you have ramps or jackstands?
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Have a buddy help as one side of the stockl system comes off in one piece.
Pre-lube all the joints and hangers with WD40 brfore removing system.
Install slowly piece by piece ensuring all alignment is right on.
Use some sort of shim between the little black cross member you will have to remove before tightening down. Once tight and aligned, remove that shim. This will help insure you dont run into the common problem of the JBA's rubbing on that
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I had to use a number of washers as spacers for the crossmember not to rattle with the JBAs, It has stayed tight and rattle free since install.
Definitely get a buddy to help you pull the stock exhaust off, it's loooong and heavy. Otherwise, these guys got it covered. If you find that the exhaust is stuck in the headers after you have the clamps off and all the hangers off, you may have to get creative. This was my solution, though I don't endorse it to others ;-)
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ok..on my way out to get-r-done..my son bailed on me this morning, so I am going at it alone.
GREAT...so I get the stock exhaust off no sweat...go to attatch the JBA dual pipe and realized that I am short one clamp and I cannot get the KBA pipe ot fit over the stock pipe, otherwise i could use stock clamps for now....any ideas on what I should do..or better yet..where can I get a new clamp? This kit appears to use the large band clamp style and my local dis**** auto does not carry them in the store.
OK..status report..i used one fo the stock clamps as a temporary replacement..does not seem to be leaking though.
main problem I am having is lining up the tips the way I want them..one main reason I think is because no matter what I do i cannot get the VERY rear hangers to line up with the bolt holes....any suggestions on that fix?
I actually unbolted the hanger mounts from the frame of the car, installed all my rubbers and what not, then re-attached the hangers to the frame.
I also probably did a 1st with the crossmember....I marked the section rubbing on the X-Pipe and made a slight flattening with my press to the crossmember.
I bet hemi31 could give some pointers. He's installed a few of them, several of them on his own car.
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the crossmember started rattling this morning on start-up too. lol
anyone have an easy fix for the crossmember rattling? I used the shim when I installed it, but it is still touching it most times.
could i just use some rubber stoppers to extend the space between the pipe and crossmember?