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Old 02-22-2012, 09:46 PM   #1
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What would cause a muffler of only 2 years to split open from the top like this.

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Old 02-22-2012, 10:38 PM   #2
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Probably from internal corrosion which is fairly common with steel mufflers. Stainless steel and aluminum mufflers last a lot longer.

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Old 02-23-2012, 07:30 AM   #3
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Cheap!!!!
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Old 02-23-2012, 11:21 AM   #4
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Probably from internal corrosion which is fairly common with steel mufflers. Stainless steel and aluminum mufflers last a lot longer.
Quite true!!
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Old 02-23-2012, 11:34 AM   #5
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Once a split starts, it gets worse as the the muffer vibrates back and forth....similar to how you can break a steel wire by bending it back and forth.
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Old 02-23-2012, 07:12 PM   #6
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Thanks for the info, cheap was my favorite & probably to most probable lol, out with the old & in with the new. Back in business
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Old 02-24-2012, 03:17 AM   #7
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stress will cause a tear to rip more and more.

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