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Old 03-25-2015, 11:12 PM
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Default Re: Shop Press idea's?

Originally Posted by KCvale View Post
A little bend works for most, otherwise we just cut the pipe off at the cat, cut in a new angle, and re-weld the cat where we want it like we did on the Slugo.

The pipes cat input is not in it's center.

We just whacked the cat off the pipe where the original weld was, put the pipe back on the bike, then just cut the end of the pipe to the angle to match up to the cat with it's thin side to the frame, threw a tack weld on to hold in perfect position to fit nice, and then took it off and welded and painted it to be a better fit.

A press wouldn't help that problem, the cat body was in the way as it was meant for a left side output.
No biggie with an angle grinder with good cutting blade, welder, and good high temp paint though ;-}
yep thats a good way to get that fixed up, i had a hard time reading the text in this message though, im to busy looking at that purdy green paint, that green like that is one of my favorite colors....
Which Macargi bike is that set up on KC?
I dont always ride WOT, but when I do..I do my best to keep the rubber side down..Ride safely my friends!
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