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I went to change my muffler on my wife 94 Burb today.

I found that rather than use muffler clamps on the muffler, both ends.

Some moron decided that it would be better to weld it in place, both ends. :evil:

Now I know this isn’t a factory muffler, not unless they last almost 200,000 miles. :twisted:

So I cut as close to the muffler as I could with a cutoff wheel on a die grinder, then got as much off the rest of the welded pipe off with a air chisel.

Then with a grinding stone in the die grinder ground off as much of the weld that was left. Put the new muffler in.

But in doing so, cutting muffler off, I got some rust in my eye.

So if I ever meet the guy who welded that muffler in place. I am going to cut off his nuts and feed them to him. :twisted:

Off to the ER.
 

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RE: I meet the SOB who welded my exhaust

yikes, take care of your eyes! I've had an eye injury or two and they're not fun at all.
 

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RE: I meet the SOB who welded my exhaust

I was wearing safty glasses. I can't see without them. Perscription safty glasses all the time.
 

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RE: I meet the SOB who welded my exhaust

Now the wife says I have to wear goggles.
I was fine until I turned my head to get out from under the truck thats when it fell in my eye.

So I guess when ever I'm under the truck or grinding it's , safty glasses and goggles.
 

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RE: I meet the SOB who welded my exhaust

When I was in school I worked on a landscape construction crew and learned quickly about keeping your eyes safe. I always wear wrap-around eyewear, something like this:



I've heard too many stories about guys losing an eye or whatever. I had my left-eyelid cut open playing football during drills with no helmet, that's no fun.
 
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