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Old 10-05-2020, 10:44 PM
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OK. Here's a question. I know it's something most of you would never encounter but at 157,000 miles, this car still has about 90% of it's original exhaust system. The muffler was change some years back with a NOS GM muffler. The system is still solid as it can be moved around the shop in one piece. I would like to continue using it but would like to clean it up.....maybe.

Now the question. What would you do to save & reuse this system? Thank you, Joe
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Did some cleaning on the tail pipes today after moving the car to another bay. Cleaned up pretty good for being 51 years old & 157k miles. I'll clean some more tomorrow. Found numbers on the LH tail pipe in 2 different location. There's one on the RH but I'll have to wait till I turn it over. Interesting how the RH was 2 piece & the LH was 1 piece.....Joe
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Amazing the original exhaust is in such good condition Joe!
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Thanks. Very rare to see them like this.....Joe
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Wow! I guess you can thank Arizona for that....
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Wow! I guess you can thank Arizona for that....
Yes. I guess you can
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Those are coming out really nice Joe. What are you using to clean them up like that?
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Those are coming out really nice Joe. What are you using to clean them up like that?
I used a wire wheel on the parts that aren't shinny. Then a scotch bright. Not sure what I want to do with the rest of the system yet....Joe
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Try 000 steel wool on the shiny parts, sometimes a little WD-40 helps speed up the process.
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Try 000 steel wool on the shiny parts, sometimes a little WD-40 helps speed up the process.
Thank you. I'll try that....Joe
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