How to cut exhaust pipe angles. A nice 116 thick for the type of metal you are cutting. A chain pipe cutter cuts through the wall of the exhaust tubing without throwing hot metal shavings around. 1-38 2-58 Diameter Exhaust Pipe and Roll Cage Cutter from Eastwood Company. I use an adjustable square to find the angle of the cut. Obviously hacksaw is the cheapest at around 1 a blade but the effort it takes is ridiculous. It cuts mild steel hardened steel stainless steel copper brass. The finished jig allows you to cut the correct angle to match the routing of your exhaust. In order to achieve a 90 degree bend Chuckee recommends making 2 cuts at a 225 degree angle with an angle finder.
The finished jig allows you to cut the correct angle to match the routing of your exhaust. Im wondering if there is any actual reason to do an angle cut. Heavy duty pipe cutters are expensive and the moderately priced 30-50 exhaust cutting tools seem to spiral on the pipe easily. Perfect for Exhaust or Roll Cage Tubing. You could also measure the tip to tip distance on the mufflers to get them lined up. Upower 4 to 10 Exhaust Tip Mirror Polished 4 Inch Inlet 10 Inch Outlet Exhaust Tailpipe 18 Length Bolt-On 45 Degree Angle Cut Tail Pipe.
Cutting everything by hand with a hacksaw or angle grinder then a simple full scale drawing and a bit of marking out will do the job. A sawzall or hand-held grinder with a cut off wheel are easy options where clearance and accessibility are a problem.
Anyone that works with tube and pipe the first fixture you need to build for yourself is a 3-D pipe square I made mine out of aluminum angle. Joined May 10 2004 556 Posts. Making the first cut at a 225 degree angle. 5 Remove the mufflers line them up with the marks or to the tip to tip distance and drill the pilot holes attach the self tapping screws through the bracket into the mufflers then reinstall onto the down pipes. I use an adjustable square to find the angle of the cut.