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axle back exhaust installation

So I installed steeda's axle back exhaust today; all went well except when I hold my hand near the clamp connecting the axle-back to the mid-pipes, I noticed a little leak. Doesn't seem too bad, kinda like lightly blowing on your hand. 99% of the exhaust is clearly going out the tips they way it should.

My question is - is a little leaking normal/okay?

I tightened the clamps as well as I could with my admittedly wimpy 3/8" wrench. Is this supposed to be hand tighten-able if I get a better wrench, or do I need a pneumatic driver?


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i would say to unbolt it and put a little bit of rtv gasket maker around the flange and that should fix it

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i would say to unbolt it and put a little bit of rtv gasket maker around the flange and that should fix it
And get a bigger wrench :P. Is only one side doing it or both?

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I agree with the guys here, with that leaking exhaust you may get popping when decelerating, I used a little red RTV silicone and used a Impact Wrench to sung everything up, no leaks no rattles
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