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Exhaust options

Discussion in 'Site Announcements and Feedback' started by PeterF, Sep 29, 2018.

  1. PeterF

    PeterF Regular Member
    British Zeds

    Jul 23, 2018
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    Choppington Northumberland
    Model of Z:
    Z3 1.9 widebody
    Hi everyone, m Z3 1.9 M43 has a small leak on the seam of the small centre exhaust resonator box, I looked on line and new exhausts seem to come in two pieces, the front pipe with the cat and the rear section with the part I need and the main rear silencer.
    Looking under my car the exhaust looks to be in one piece from the manifold back, I really just want to replace the rear section has anyone done this by cutting and sleeving etc. The new exhausts seem to join with a two bolt flange with little straight pipe to fit a sleeve over.
    I dont mind replacing the whole system but dont know how difficult the flange studs/nuts are to remove , cant see them easily at least not from above. I suppose the original exhaust has done well considering it is over fifteen year old.

    Any suggestions welcome
  2. Ianmc

    Ianmc Zorg Guru (III)
    British Zeds The M44 Massive

    Oct 12, 2014
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    New Forest
    Model of Z:
    Z3 (M44)
    Whatever you do, keep the OEM cat. :thumbsup: