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my dented exhaust tip.....(more) (archive)

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Posted by alex on January 07, 2000 at 09:25:23:

as many of you from the #mpower room on irc know, i was involved in an accident a few weeks before xmas. with all the insurance and holiday delays, my car should be ready in the next few days. no frame damage, mostly drivetrain and minor body. everything can be returned to like-new condition. i do however, have a problem.

yesterday when i went to the dealership to take a look at my baby, (first time i've seen her in about a month) i noticed a dent in my driver's side exhaust tip. as many people know, i have a euro ss w/ straight tips on my m3. beautiful exhaust with stunning dual 3" rolled tips. on the inside of the tips, there was a dent, as crudely pictured below:

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the dent is not huge, as compared to the size of the tip, (the picture is not to real scale) and you can't really see it unless you are eye level with the exhaust and looking straight down the pipes, but i know it's there. the other tip is fine, no scratches or anything and the dented tip itself has no scratches i could see upon first inspection. but basically, i'm wondering if there is any way to repair this dent. or should i go ahead and sell this exhaust and get myself another one? or what other options would i have?

-alex
99 m3/2 estoril (out of commission)
ss exhaust (dented)
aa intake
x brace


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