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2015 Toyota tundra stock exhaust tip removal!?

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by prowolf1, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. Feb 6, 2016 at 4:37 PM
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    prowolf1

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    So I have a 2015 toyota tundra crewmax with the toyota chrome tip, i got a different tip and i wanted to switch it, I took out all the clamps and everything so the tip slides around, its just it wont come off, as much as i yank it it just wont come off, its because the pipes gets bigger at the end and as much as i yank it, it wont come off , i even tried wd-40, what should i do?
     
  2. Feb 6, 2016 at 4:48 PM
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    I added the chrome tip on mine, it didn't come stock but it should be the same. It uses steel pieces to act as spacers to clamp on to the smaller OD part of the exhaust because it has to slide over the bigger OD at the tip. My guess is these spacers have become rusted together. You might want to try a penetrating oil like PB Blaster. Let that sit for an hour or so then try breaking it lose with a few light taps with a hammer. Might work for you. Good luck and welcome to the site!
     
  3. Feb 6, 2016 at 4:53 PM
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    Just read my post. When I say my guess is the spacers have become rusted together, I mean the spacer has rusted to the exhaust tip. Hope that makes sense.
     
  4. Feb 6, 2016 at 4:53 PM
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    Thank you and those steel pieces im pretty sure i already took out, it was two parts, one that holds the bottom and one at the top
     
  5. Feb 6, 2016 at 4:56 PM
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    by the way, the toyota tip moves around back and fourth, its quite lose but when i try to take it off, the end gets stuck
     
  6. Feb 6, 2016 at 5:08 PM
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    Ok so the tip is probably oblonged from being clamped on. I think your just going to have to pry open the end while trying to slide it off at the same time. Sorry, other than that I can't think of anything else that doesn't involve a sawzall.
     
  7. Feb 7, 2016 at 9:43 AM
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    It's getting annoying, would you suggest i go to a mechanic possibly?
     
  8. Feb 7, 2016 at 10:12 AM
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    I can't believe your having such a hard time getting it off. I couldn't imagine having to go to a mechanic to get that off but if you don't have the tools to get it done, I guess you don't have much of a choice. I'll probably find myself I this predicament one day when I ditch my chrome.
     
  9. Feb 7, 2016 at 10:39 AM
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    Haha yeah, i see you a 15 tundra too, I have one too but i completly blacked it out and just the chrome exhaust tip was ruining it, and I have a super 44 muffler and the tip just got all messed up so I got a black tip that looks badass
     
  10. Feb 7, 2016 at 11:12 AM
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    Hey prowolf1, got any pics. Would definitely try to help you before taking it to a shop and spending unnecessary money.
     
  11. Feb 7, 2016 at 11:43 AM
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    I'll have pics soon but currently i can explain, It's basically a chrome tip , it was tightened down with a clamp, and inside the tip at the end had these two steel bars, i took those out, i took off the clamp, the tip moves around, goes up and down, left to right, it just wont come off cause of the piping it gets bigger at the end, as much as i yank it, it wont come off its just stuck in there
     
  12. Feb 7, 2016 at 11:49 AM
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    If you're going to scrap the old one anyways I say take a grinder with a cutoff wheel to it.
     
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  13. Feb 7, 2016 at 11:53 AM
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    Yes, it's the same thing I will have to do other than I don't have a tip. The tailpipe transitions to a bigger diameter at the last 3" or so. You will have to cut directly behind tip and remove it. Reinstall new tip. If your gonna take out more pipe than you want, then you will have to cut your present tip off pipe, saving some length. You can rent a sawzaw from homecheapo. I will have to cut that transition on my pipe when I put a custom tip on my truck. Hope this helps
     
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  14. Oct 5, 2016 at 11:20 PM
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    Im having the same issue!! Cant remove the tip for the life of me! I have already removed the spacers
     
  15. Oct 6, 2016 at 6:08 PM
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    I cut the stock pipe since I'm not going to save it. Came right off.
     
  16. Oct 6, 2016 at 6:18 PM
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    I didnt have a tip to start with but I ended up cutting off the flared portion and installing my black tip on the smaller part.
     
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