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Motors Hair from exhaust!?!

Discussion in 'General' started by CarlT2001, 6 Oct 2006.

  1. CarlT2001

    CarlT2001 What's a Dremel?

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    I have noticed a large amount of 'hair' material coming out the back of my exhaust pipe. Thinking I was the subject of a strange practical joke I just pulled a couple of lumps out and thought no more of it..
    But it keeps reappearing. Does anyone know what is going on? Has my catalytic converter exploded and sending its furry guts outwards??? (Does it even have fur, hair, whatever it is inside?)
    Baffled.
     
  2. xen0morph

    xen0morph Bargain wine connoisseur

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    I'm afraid I don't really know, but this is the funniest thing I've read all day.

    At a guess I would say it's your catalytic, either that or you've sucked a passing dog into your air intake...
     
  3. Guest-16

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    LMAO @ CATs having fur. It's not literally a dead cat piped into your exhaust :D:D ;)

    CAT converters are metal meshes. God know's what it is, is it plasticy or more natural? Something been shagging your exhaust pipe?
     
  4. BjD

    BjD What's a Dremel?

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    I think some silencers are packed with steel wool, could possibly be that working its way out?
     
  5. Leeum

    Leeum What's a Dremel?

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    Almost :thumb:

    It'll be the baffles from the backbox of the exhaust, just needs replacing :)
     
  6. NiHiLiST

    NiHiLiST New-born car whore

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    ROFL! Strange time for your car to malt or I would've suggested that ;)
     
  7. Freedom

    Freedom Minimodder

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    Most things start to malt this time of year dont they. its just your car feeling left out so it decided it needs to get rid of somehair
     
  8. NiHiLiST

    NiHiLiST New-born car whore

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    Nope, Freedom, they malt when the weather starts getting hotter so they can stay cool.
     
  9. Stuey

    Stuey You will be defenestrated!

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    I cannot imagine it coming from a cat converter - they're ceramicish.
     
  10. Bboy_Jon

    Bboy_Jon Minimodder

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    insulation my man, my friends muffler tips fell off (took the outer wall with it) on his beamer and we thought it was

    A) a dead racoon
    B) apparantly hes been stuffing dead hookers in it

    but ya its insulation
     
  11. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    malt? So your cat's getting pi-eyed?
     
  12. CarlT2001

    CarlT2001 What's a Dremel?

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    Just returned from a trip up north. 400 miles round trip. Yep, the stuff is still coming out of the back. At one stage going up the M11, I noticed a huge long bit fly out the back. It was quite amusing, but scary at the same time. The exhaust is now starting to sound pretty bad though. Looks like I am buying a new exhaust this weekend.......
     
  13. lord nicon21

    lord nicon21 sexy *******

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    can you take some pics :D
     
  14. Xen0phobiak

    Xen0phobiak SMEGHEADS!

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    What car is it?
     
  15. CarlT2001

    CarlT2001 What's a Dremel?

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    Its a Honda Civic. Sorry, I don't have access to a camera at the moment, otherwise I would up some pictures of the fur. It essentially looks very much like a cheap black and white hair piece that has fallen apart. The exhaust is only a couple of years old. I did buy it from kwik fit, so I guess I should expect something daft like this to happen.
    (Sorry if I offend anyone associated with kwik fit. I regard them as the motoring equivalent of Wilkinsons, price is good, but nothing ever lasts for long)
     
  16. Lazlow

    Lazlow I have a dremel.

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    Your car poos!
     
  17. Washfordmonkey

    Washfordmonkey What's a Dremel?

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    yeh is def exhaust.. had this with my mates car too. after he first passed.. Didnt want to tell his parents and was obsessed something had crawled into it or soemthing. lol.
     
  18. CarlT2001

    CarlT2001 What's a Dremel?

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    [​IMG]

    there you go.....
    weird isnt it?
     
  19. Xen0phobiak

    Xen0phobiak SMEGHEADS!

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    Just get the backbox replaced :p.
     
  20. Neo2Neo

    Neo2Neo What's a Dremel?

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    I remember this ahppening my mate Honda Civic and him thinking it was a crow that was nesting in the muffler, he started kicking it to see if it was alive....dumbass...

    I agree but with one of those bad boy racer trumpets, your neigbours will love you racing up and down the street in the morning..
     
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