Help removing stock mufflers

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by AZDave, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. AZDave

    AZDave Active Member

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    Hi Guys I just got home with a set of new Rush slip-ons for my 09 Heritage and I am stuck. I removed the two lower bolts and the nut from the clamp. Do I just keep tugging on them to get them off they won't budge?
     
  2. Bud White

    Bud White Well-Known Member Retired Moderators

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    Wiggle them a little up and down while pulling
     
  3. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Stand behind the muffler and take the rear of the muffler and move it in a circular movement as you pull them back taking care not to contact anything and damage the muffler.
     
  4. kemo

    kemo R.I.P

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    Spray a little penetrating oil around the muffler and pipe.
     
  5. Bud White

    Bud White Well-Known Member Retired Moderators

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    Lean down and look into the muffler and then pull .. i guarantee it will come off and hit ya in the face then .. :)
     
  6. kemo

    kemo R.I.P

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    How do ya know that Bud
     
  7. Bud White

    Bud White Well-Known Member Retired Moderators

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    not from experience this time :)
     
  8. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    "this time" :lolrolling
     
  9. Bud White

    Bud White Well-Known Member Retired Moderators

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    We have all done stupid stuff .. im just glad i wasnt the tech who got his nose broke looking over at a part while useing a power extractor to take it off.. laid him out cold to
     
  10. mstngjoe

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    I sprayed some WD at the joint and then worked the pipes with a rubber strap wrench. Little back and forth action and they came right off. :s