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Old 03-30-2008, 06:25 PM   #1
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Storing OEM Exhaust

I just got an aftermarket exhaust installed and was wondering how everyone else stores their OEM exhaust systems? Since the OEM is about 9 feet long it's hard to store and it seems like the only place I can store it is in a friend's backyard. Will it be okay if it is stored outside covered in plastic? Do I have to worry about moisture/condensation and rust? Any other steps I should take to protecting it?
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Old 03-30-2008, 06:45 PM   #2
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why do you feel you need to keep it?
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Old 03-30-2008, 06:46 PM   #3
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Just in case I decide to sell the car or something happens.
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considering cars have no problems with their exposed exhausts driving in the rain or parked outside during their whole lives , I doubt problems will exist.
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so you'd sell the car and get another car thats compatible with the exhaust you have? i don't think i would if i sold my car. unless you were to resell the exhaust later? seems like a lot of work to me.
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Old 03-30-2008, 06:53 PM   #6
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ill take it off your hands lol...
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Old 03-30-2008, 07:46 PM   #7
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I'd just give it away or throw it in the trash.
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Old 03-30-2008, 11:27 PM   #8
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Why not hang it on a wall in your garage (call it art)? or put it off to the side of your garage
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Old 03-30-2008, 11:31 PM   #9
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What about cutting it in half or in sections?
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Old 03-30-2008, 11:32 PM   #10
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if i would keep it,i would leave it outside or in the garage.
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Old 03-30-2008, 11:41 PM   #11
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i'd cut it up in sections. makes it easier to store
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Old 03-30-2008, 11:43 PM   #12
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i'd cut it up in sections. makes it easier to store
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Old 03-31-2008, 12:19 AM   #13
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some people are concerned about the value or the car after you put a re-welded up stock exhaust back into the car before you sell it.
thats why some people dont cut the exhaust up into little bits, just make it a garden feature..

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its probably something thats holding me back from getting a RE DMS exhaust which you have to chop the stock exhaust in order for it to fit.
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some people are concerned about the value or the car after you put a re-welded up stock exhaust back into the car before you sell it.
thats why some people dont cut the exhaust up into little bits, just make it a garden feature..

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its probably something thats holding me back from getting a RE DMS exhaust which you have to chop the stock exhaust in order for it to fit.
Exactly why I decided to buy a highline bolt on cat-back instead of a RE.
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I have a storage space rented so there's plenty of space for all my stock parts. If I do decide to sell my car (which probably won't happen), I can put the stock wheels, exhaust, etc. back and sell the ACS/remus quite easily.
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Sucks because I'm in college and live in an apartment so I don't have an storage space for things like this.
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Just cut it up and keep the muffler and resonators...

not need to keep the pipes.
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Sucks because I'm in college and live in an apartment so I don't have an storage space for things like this.
public storage, $50 month. It's not just for my car parts either.
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