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MAC Catback install on Mustang GT need help

Well pulled off the magnaflow catback tonight and couldnt get the mac catback back on there. Looks like Ill have to go to a shop tommorow just to use their lift. Hope that doesnt cost much. I know I can do the work but it has proven to be quite impossible to get the new over axle pipes in using a floor jack. Any suggestions?

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You'll need a lift. Almost impossible to get those on using jackstands.


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yeah, I thought it was going to be impossible to get the old ones out and the way I had them in there I couldnt raise or lower the car anymore but finally worked one out. The other one I just tightened back up. I do have to say that I was thinking it would be alot louder with no mufflers on it. I dont think it is any louder than my magnaflows at low speed and idle. Of course I didnt get on it so it may be louder at WOT. Hopefully they do not charge too much tomorrow for just over axle pipes.
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You can try taking the upper control arms lose and shocks and take the drive shaft loose and pull the read end to the rear of the car. Its a pain in the you know what but it will save you a shop bill. also have you taken your rear tires off? that will help in the install as well.

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wow dont want to do all that. Would rather pay lol. I need to drive it tomorrow and it is already after 9. Thanks though. Ill just pay them at this point. Maybe they will only charge me a little since I can do the axle back once they get the over axle pipes in place. I can even work with them to get everything straight out back once they are on. Thanks for the replies.
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There is only one upper control arm. That would be a disaster waiting to happen.

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2 people, no lift, leg power and a lot of pain.. call it good. It fit's but their is a certain way they go on. I did it by putting the hooks on the mufflers in the hangers first. Good luck.

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2 people, no lift, leg power and a lot of pain.. call it good. It fit's but their is a certain way they go on. I did it by putting the hooks on the mufflers in the hangers first. Good luck.
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