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Old 10-22-2013, 06:18 AM
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Default Borla install...weld-in or clamps?

So my truck goes into the shop this afternoon to have my new oval Borla XR1 installed but I am torn between getting it welded in or having the clamp in like stock. Opinions?
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id always go welded. pretty much ensures no exhaust leaks.
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id always go welded. pretty much ensures no exhaust leaks.
That's what the fabricator told me too. He also said it'd be cheaper because it would save him time. I guess I just needed some reassurance

Do you know what a good going rate for work like this is? He quoted me between $150-200 for welding in the muffler, 6" long stainless steel extension pipe, and y-pipe to fit back into the stock duals. Does that sound reasonable?
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Fabricator/welder labor rates are $50 per hour or more, as of 1 1/2 years ago
shop rates are of course higher

welding is the only way to go, unless you just want to see how it sounds, then you would want to just clamp it on temporarily
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witha borla, weld it and forget it. lasts forever.
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