Exhaust pipe fell off. Hello I was driving today and a piece of my exhaust fell off. Apparently whats happened is the front pipe of the cat has rusted off. My friend and I drove out for a quick last minute day trip to Johnson Valley California also know as Hammertown or home to King of the Hammers. Theyll weld it for like 50. Therefore I am planning to repair the exhaust and keep the. What Happens If My Exhaust Pipe Fell OFF.
Tired of fixing the connector I got the JBA catback and did it right which was the best investment for 350 shipped. A damaged exhaust bracket is another possible. The second best repair is weld the pipe back in place but I expect that would be a temporary repair. Thats likely a waste of money.
Its in almost all cases not in any way bad for your engine but depending on where the leak is you may get a warning light. So around 220 plus some change I get a whole new exhaust system. Finally an exhaust in working order will keep your vehicle sounding pleasant because it runs and may reduce harmful gases. You are totally safe to drive without an exhaust pipe its only there for emissions and sound controlIf you go to a muffler shop it shouldnt cost more than a few hundred dollars to replace everything rear of the catalytic converter.
A better fix would have been to borrow a hack saw and cut off the flange and for about 10 bucks buy 2 exhaust clamps and a double flared patch pipe from the auto parts store and installed that and it would last for a couple of years and be a lot safer and pass inspection. Thats likely a waste of money. Previous post suggest to remove the cat. Depending on the shop you could get out for only 50 if.