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remus baffle extractions!

PostAuthor: duaneonline75 » Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:19 pm

hi, i have spent 3 hours trying to get these huge baffles out of my exhaust cans, can anyone give me any help as to how to get them out? ive tried beating them and just isnt moving! they are after market cans that have the larger center hole and the 4 smaller ones round the larger one
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Re: remus baffle extractions!

PostAuthor: bstig60 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:16 am

All I can say is good luck. My suggestion is to replace the exhaust system with something you like the sound of rather than destroying what you already have.
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Re: remus baffle extractions!

PostAuthor: Cusstout 1100 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:02 pm

Do at your own risk:

I used oxy/acetylene torch to cut the baffles out of my Cobras. Cut around the centre hole with the torch, it's thin material so that should blow out a big enough gap to get some twisting/torqueing/wiggling/pushing/pulling to break the baffle free from any inside welds that might be there and then you can remove it. Clean out the rest of the end plate with a small grinder, or if you have none, a half round file.
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Re: remus baffle extractions!

PostAuthor: mark75 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:46 pm

Bill's right.
you can gut your mufflers, but you may not like the results - they may be loud then, but maybe not in a "good way".

you might get the volume, but with unwanted [unpleasant] tones.

exhaust makers spend big-bucks researching to find the right shape/length/etc. to get the 'best' sound [and to meet imposed standards]

as I recall, the baffles are 'tack welded' at the fore end close to where it joins the header pipe...
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Re: remus baffle extractions!

PostAuthor: Cusstout 1100 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:08 pm

Mark's right. Only reason I removed mine was because of the annoying tinking sound they were making, and yes, they were tacked at the header end as well, but as I said, with enough wiggling, etc. those tacks will break off.
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