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Pics added 2/9, All-Pro FJ Cruiser High Clearance Tail Pipe is on!

... and I'm liking the deeper sound to the exhaust too. :bigthumb:
Had to have my local shop do it though after I managed to round off
the head one of the exhaust bolts. :disgust:
Pics were just some quick ones. It was snowing too.


They only charged me $10 dollars to put the new tailpipe on,
and remove the bad bolt. Cant beat that with a stick!

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Can't do pics right now. Wife has my Nikon on her family visit right now,
and i dont think i could get the FJ up the stairs to my office to use the
webcam to take them..:lol:

Ill post when i get a chance!

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Sounds good, I was actually looking into this myself. :)
 

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Quality of the pipe is great. Well made and stainless too.
If you can get the bolts out, it will bolt right on with no problems.
I'd recommend getting 2 new bolts from the dealer to use just in case.
They were $2.66 from my local dealer.
Mounting should of been easier, but the way Toyota mounts the bolts
from the top, they are tough to remove, even after just 6 months.

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Pics added!
 

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awesome, ordered mine today. is it supposed to be an easy install?
 

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awesome, ordered mine today. is it supposed to be an easy install?
Yup, but the biggest factor will be if you can remove the 2 bolts that
attach it to the muffler. Dont try to turn the nuts that are on the bolts, they are welded to the flange. It took an impact socket on a 25" breaker bar to get the one bolt off. I managed to round the other one off while trying to remove it. I suggest getting another set of bolts from the dealer to use. Mine were only on for about 6-8 months, and were a pain to get off.
Use some gold colored anti-seize on them too if you can.
If you have a friendly local shop in town, you see what they charge to do it.

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You could try to heat them up before wrenching on them. Should help break the lock on the bolts.
 

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Can't do pics right now. Wife has my Nikon on her family visit right now,
and i dont think i could get the FJ up the stairs to my office to use the
webcam to take them..:lol:

Ill post when i get a chance!

KyFJGuy
Pop it in 4low and hit the Diff lock, It will crawl right up those stairs!:rofl:

Now that I have added the Body lift I think I will go with this mod for sure! my tail pipe sticks out like a sore thumb
I like the way it cleans up the back of the FJ
 

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Mine is in the mail...er..was supposed to be in the mail. I got an email notifying me of a shipping delay Thursday. Well, at least it's ordered and paid for. I can just add it to the growing list of other mods that I have ordered and have not received, or worse have not had the time to install. Tail pipe, sliders, spindle gussets, tube doors.......
 

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Yup, but the biggest factor will be if you can remove the 2 bolts that
attach it to the muffler. Dont try to turn the nuts that are on the bolts, they are welded to the flange. It took an impact socket on a 25" breaker bar to get the one bolt off. I managed to round the other one off while trying to remove it. I suggest getting another set of bolts from the dealer to use. Mine were only on for about 6-8 months, and were a pain to get off.
Use some gold colored anti-seize on them too if you can.
If you have a friendly local shop in town, you see what they charge to do it.

KyFJGuy
Thanks for the tips (no pun intended), I'll see if I can find a shop that would do it for close to your quote before it arrives. :p

If not I'll have a heat gun and some anti-seize ready.
 

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Thanks for the tips (no pun intended), I'll see if I can find a shop that would do it for close to your quote before it arrives. :p

If not I'll have a heat gun and some anti-seize ready.
You might need a propane torch, but be careful. There is stuff (Cables. wires, etc) close in there that you can burn up if not careful.

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Just got my pipe in yesterday, going to see about installing it today. Wish I had my dslr (that I let a family member borrow) for before and after pics. Ah well.
 

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Pipe went in no problem, had to use airtools instead of regular wrench. No clanging for me. Sounds a little more beefy but not too loud at all, I like that. I dynamated the rear cabin a few days later so I almost don't even notice it.

Most important, way more ground clearance. Love it. :) Honestly I think every fj should have it.
 
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