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My wife drove over a plastic tarp in the road, which immediatley melted to the exhaust pipe and muffler. I cut most all the rest off. It is slowly melting the rest off. Any body have an idea how to speed up the process, it sure stinks will this process is going on.
 

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heat gun maybe?
 

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sounds like a mess. I ran over some plastic in a Chevy Astro van a few years ago, and it got wrapped around the drive shaft. Transmission fluid everywhere. It ruined the rear seal in the tranny and also the rear bearing in the transmission.

Plastic sucks, have to be careful, but I always tell my wife never swerve to avoid anything in the road. I would rather run over it than get in an accident.

Good Luck

Mike
 

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Actually, just Replace that Large Ugly Sticky Smelly Muffler with a new smaller performance one. That would be my suggestion. You can get one that is very quiet if that is what you are looking for.

Good Luck

Mike
 

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It will probrobly melt off on its own.........eventually.
 

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While we are on the subject of exhaust systems,I had mine modified
at the local Midas shop for $69.00CAN.
My Caliber SXT came from the factory with a RT rear bumper,so I decided
to have the pipe from the muffler changed to take advantage of the
cutout and move the bumble bee noise as far away from me as possible.
Anyway the results are better then I expected as the "ricer" sound
has now to a more pleasing note and the SXT looks like RT from rear.
Sorry about the wet and dirty car but it's 55 degrees and pouring rain.
 

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