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I recently purchased a full titanium exhaust from ebay, should have it tuesday, previous owner wrecked so one of the header tubes has a flat spot, I am going to try to repair, I have heard of freeze plugs and ice as a fix, has anyone heard of other ways to repair titanium dents? thanks
 

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don't think ice will work on thick headers, i've only heard of using it to take dents out of thin metals like the roof of cars, etc. I would personally take it to a body shop and just have a guy do it while you wait, should be really quick and fairly cheap for that little project.
 

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185 for the headers and pipe, no muffler, one of the members here says it is a Sato system, which I hear good things about, im going to put a scorpion flame muffler on the end, I hope it works well, looks like I will need a map which might get costly I sold my old system for the funds, so it better work :idunno:
 

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It'll have to be pushed out from the inside. body shop is a good idea- sometimes they will have a stud gun that could help pull on the outside.
 

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If it were steel you'd weld a rod to the dent and pull it out or drill a hole in the back, punch it out and weld it back up.
Titanium though is a pain to straighten.
 

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thanks everyone I took the ideas and came up with a plan, since the 2 to 1 collector could be removed I did so, then similar to what Larry suggested, I tood a 1" steel rod held with a vice and inserted it into the tube then heated the titanium with Map gas to a bright red and hammered the dent out with the steel rod inserted, the heated titanium moved easily and I came up with a result I was satisfied with, pics included, not as bad as I thought, polished the system up as well :)
 

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Necessity is the mother of invention they say. Looks like it came out ok!
 

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Excellent result!
 

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I know this is older but I did the same thing to my buddies Akro but used a socket from small to as big as the pipe and they came out perfect. Nice job on fixin it up!
 
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