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Old June 1st, 2008, 10:53 PM   #1
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so i installed my borla..and guess what!

the right muffler is shorter than the left one!
i havent taken pics but its about 1 inch shorter?? is this normal?

i mean i hope not because they are not even at the tips! 1 tip comes out more! ehh barely noticeable but still..

anybody?

**I will be taking shots of my car when i put stock 18s 08 accord v6 on and when lowered**

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Old June 1st, 2008, 10:59 PM   #2
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That's gay. I would expect something like that from a knock off company. Take pics of it mounted on the car, and send it back.
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Old June 1st, 2008, 11:33 PM   #3
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i got it from pepboys, paid a lot of money for it, they will just give me another one
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Old June 2nd, 2008, 10:30 AM   #4
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my borla is a little uneven too.. but my problem is different than yours..my right one sits lower and sits further down than the left. I sent mine back and they sent me a new one.. I would just keep returning it until you get one that suits you
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Old June 2nd, 2008, 12:50 PM   #5
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my borla is a little uneven too.. but my problem is different than yours..my right one sits lower and sits further down than the left. I sent mine back and they sent me a new one.. I would just keep returning it until you get one that suits you
yeah this sucks, why would borla make an unever muffler size, ill just go whenever the f*** i want since it comes with 1 year warranty?
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Old June 2nd, 2008, 02:41 PM   #6
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Its all about how its mounted. The Pipes can twist for adjustment. If adjusted incorrectly, one will stick out or hang lower than the other. It will take some time and experimenting, but it can come out evenly.
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Old June 2nd, 2008, 04:13 PM   #7
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the right muffler is shorter than the left one!
i havent taken pics but its about 1 inch shorter?? is this normal?

i mean i hope not because they are not even at the tips! 1 tip comes out more! ehh barely noticeable but still..

anybody?

**I will be taking shots of my car when i put stock 18s 08 accord v6 on and when lowered**
Mine had the same exact issue. I thought too that this was an issue with the exhaust, but after going back and loosening up the clamps and slowly adjusting everything working from the front of the car to the back, everything is lined up now. At least it did for me after going back and doing it a second time.
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Old June 2nd, 2008, 04:36 PM   #8
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agree with skizot...just loosen clamps and adjust. 14mm socket and thats it
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Old June 2nd, 2008, 08:01 PM   #9
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actually i spent many hours adjusting the clamps and angling the pipes in different directions.. the problem with my borla was that the bend coming out of the back of each muffler was different. That caused one tip to stick out about half an inch further than the other.. i even took it to an exhaust shop and they confirmed.. i sent it back and got a brand new one with a better fit.. I just had the exhaust shop write a letter and sent it back with my exhaust
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Old June 2nd, 2008, 10:53 PM   #10
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yea i mean.. im sure it is adjustable but for christ sake, we pay 900$ for this s*** and they cant even build it even! i love borla cept this!!
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900? whoa... try 650$ Pepboys charged that much?? why not order online?
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actually i spent many hours adjusting the clamps and angling the pipes in different directions.. the problem with my borla was that the bend coming out of the back of each muffler was different. That caused one tip to stick out about half an inch further than the other.. i even took it to an exhaust shop and they confirmed.. i sent it back and got a brand new one with a better fit.. I just had the exhaust shop write a letter and sent it back with my exhaust
This was not the problem in my case, mine just needed to have the right muffler clamp loosed and it not pushed all the way in and then the center resonator had to be rotated slightly to sit differently on the hanger and all was good.
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900? whoa... try 650$ Pepboys charged that much?? why not order online?
ehh cuz i put it on my pepboys card, didnt wana spend cash, but yea i cant believe 1 muffler is smaller, they are not the same size
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Old June 5th, 2008, 09:24 PM   #14
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I'm willing to bet that most people's problem with the borla not aligning perfectly is due to install at whatever shop they went to. Borla is probably one of, if not the best exhaust companies in the world.
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