Anyone try these?

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  1. TxFx04

    TxFx04 FFS Frequent Traveler

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    This weekend im gonna attempt ..again, to cut my rear cats out. i don't want to cut them off while on the truck because if i weld the straight pipes in i won't be able to weld the tops of the pipes due to lack of room. Clamps would be a bad idea because i've heard from alot of people that have done it with clamps that they leak over time and i don't want any leaks.

    The only way i can think to do it is to unbolt the mid pipe from the manifolds, cut out the cats and then i can get a full weld all the way around. I tried this before and i got 3 of 4 bolts from the bottom of the manifold off, but of course the last bolt i rounded off.

    I want to try to get some of those sockets that are specially made for taking off rounded and stripped bolts. I think it could work but i've never heard anything about them. has anyone tried them?

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    yz85rider2002 Lowered Life

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    That's a good kit. We've got something similar from snap on
     
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    it should work dylan
     
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    Should work, they're not too expensive even if they don't. You can't get up there with a torch and just cut the bolt head off? or a plasma cutter?
     
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    on my truck there is literaly no room up near the bottom of the manifold. so cutting it is out of the equation also. im probably gonna pick up a set since they dont sell them individually
     

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