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Thinking my new catback / x-pipe is too low. Please advise

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Old 11-08-2018, 07:28 AM
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Default Thinking my new catback / x-pipe is too low. Please advise

I just had a Bassani x-pipe and Borla Stinger cat-back installed last week. Ever since then, I noticed a little rattle and it was harder to clear speed bumps. I noticed that one of the exhaust tips was always shifting (touching the bumper cover) after a drive. I could easily push it back over to the center of the exhaust cutout. Yesterday, I finally decided to try to take a look under the car and noticed that the pipes, especially the right one, seem to be extremely low. I'm taking it back to the shop that did the install to have a look today, but shouldn't these pipes be able to fit up closer to the chassis? I also had gotten a replacement hanger kit. They replaced the pair closest to the back of the car. I noticed that there is another pair under there as well. Should I get those 2 replaced also? Wish I was able to do it myself, but my jack is useless with this car as t sits too low.

If anyone has some pics of what you think is an acceptable height for the pipes to be at, I'd like to take a look and compare. I'll try to post a pic of mine this morning before i go to the shop
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Old 11-08-2018, 04:27 PM
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Didn't get a pic, but did get it fixed. Turns out the whole pipe would rotate when trying to adjust the left tip to recenter it in the exhaust hole. The clamp at the x-pipe was at it's tightest and didn't keep it from moving. The shop put a small tig weld to keep it from shifting. On the right pipe, the one that was really low. They adjusted that and all is good now.
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Old 11-09-2018, 08:26 AM
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Good deal... sure would suck if it dented those pipes!
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