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Icon5 Is there any easier way????

Trying to get my freakin exhaust off of my truck and I seem to be running into some problems. WD40 isn't doing the trick. Pure muscle isn't either lol jk. Frustrating. Any ideas???
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a sawzall will fix anything
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pb blaster or a reciprocating saw
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so you guys are suggesting I just cut this biznatch into pieces and be done with it??? I'm questioning getting another exhaust pipe because I love the sound of the cat.
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also just got a 3 inch SUMMIT lift kit with 31' BFGs installing this next week. Very excited
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if you're not set on getting a new pipe and want to keep the old one... then just use the PB blaster to loosen the stuff. but if you don't care, when cut that som-bit(h.
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Heat the nut... It'll expand the nut and make it easier if rust has somewhat welded the stud and nut together.
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copy, thanks for the help guys. post pics of the truck when i put the lift on n such. =)
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i know if you apply too much heat to the nut, it'll transfer to the bolt and then it's just a moot point. but i love the flame idea just because it deals with... setting $hit on fire.
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get a 2ft piece of pipe....

a good cheater pipe is the best tool in your arsenal
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Or the good ol junkyard 2 wrence trick if you don't have all the room in the world lol
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Like what was said earlier, a torch works miracles.
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i had to saw mine off with a sawsall when i did my new exhaust last summer. had it off in 5 minutes
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what's a cheater pipe?
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what's a cheater pipe?
A piece of thick walled pipe big enough to slip over the wrench/ratchet handle.Makes it longer to give more leverage.
Usually 1 1/2 to 2 inch schedule 80 , 2-3 feet long.
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OH! Okay. I didn't know there was a name for it. Thanks.
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