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I've got a bit of sag in one side of my exhaust, and while I've glanced under the car, I haven't sorted out how to adjust the height. What am I missing?
 

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The right side is lower, maybe a full inch lower than the left, which looks properly aligned with the cutout. Stock exhaust, maybe the subframe has dropped!:eek:
 

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Try this. There is an adjustment nut about 36 inches in from the end of the exhaust. Shown in Randy's pic below, forward of the diff fins, for the gold-colored hangers. You can adjust the hanger location there, it controls up and down position of the whole muffler.

 

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I've got a bit of sag in one side of my exhaust, and while I've glanced under the car, I haven't sorted out how to adjust the height. What am I missing?
My guess is your rear rubber mounts are shot.
Red Jen had the same issue on her '99 on the passenger side.
Rubber mount 18 21 1 704 198 $19.70 retail (4)
Rubber ring 18 21 1 105 638 $3.15 retail (2)
Rubber rings are where Jon mentioned the adjustment.
 

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I just noticed the trailer hitch.
I never considered that as an option.
 

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Thanks all! I noticed the hitch too, I just prefer the easier roof rack for bikes and tyres/wheels. Of course Randy's cursed with convertibles :D , so the hitch rack makes perfect sense.

edit - I guess it's a small world indeed, the stock exhaust is actually Randy's old set. I had the pleasure of being rear ended and needing new exhaust, so I have new hangers, just goofy alignment. Also edited the link to pandering land-o-t i r e s out...

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JonM said:
Try this. There is an adjustment nut about 36 inches in from the end of the exhaust. Shown in Randy's pic below, forward of the diff fins, for the gold-colored hangers. You can adjust the hanger location there, it controls up and down position of the whole muffler.

Rare picture; the SS exhaust was only on for about a year (Eisenmann put on around 10/02), the tail-hook was only mounted for about one twelfth (1/12) of that and the trailer hitch has been in the basement since prior to the BMW area rep inspecting the differential mount damage. Yes, I wanted to avoid answering the "what's the hitch for" question; uh, to haul racingtires...

Edit: just realized that the car still has OEM shocks, so that picture was taken prior to January 02.
 

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I'm having a similar problem with the remus exhaust. The driver side hangs low and the passenger side looks crooked. I tried adjusting it by having a tranny jack hold it up in place while I bolted it to the mid-pipe, but it only helped a little.

I suppose the rubber mounts are worn. Has anyone modified the tabs or mounts so that they can have some adjustability?
 

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I've got a bit of sag in one side of my exhaust, and while I've glanced under the car, I haven't sorted out how to adjust the height. What am I missing?
If this is a stock exhaust...you may have a failed muffler hook...get under there and look.
 
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