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This cover was on the car when I bought it and in good condition. I didn't think much of it as I do not deal in exterior modifications. I have had the car for 4 years now and the cover has completely rusted out. It stuck out and curved down but the very end had chipped away so much that I have been using plyers and wire cutters to trim it down.

There is only a portion of it left but I am not sure how to get it off. The car's tailpipe is sturdy and in good condition but I don't want to break or puncture it. Is there anything I can do or maybe spray in there as to just get the "sleeve" to slide off?


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Holy cow, what the heck did someone stick on your tailpipe?!?!

You might have some luck with a dremel and a cutting wheel. You'd have to be really careful but it might do the trick.
 

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i would try a box cutter on it, that or a dremell but either way it doesnt look fun

or try to get under it from the start with a small flat head and just start chipping away at it
 

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i would try a box cutter on it, that or a dremell but either way it doesnt look fun

or try to get under it from the start with a small flat head and just start chipping away at it
I figured a flat head might be an option. Was just worried about damaging the tailpipe! I will be very careful though. I don't know what a dremell is but will look into it.
 

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It's just a small rotary tool. You can pick one up at any home improvement store. There are plenty of other things that would work too, I suppose. Someone will probably chime in with a better idea... I'm not a body guy.
 

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yah me either i was just going off the top of my head, first ideas that came to mind lol
you shouldnt ruin the tailpipe with a screwdriver or box cutter
 

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Or wait a week, it will fall off....
 

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a blow torch would melt off that tip in no time. The stock exhaust pipe would still be left intact
 

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flat head is probably the best route, just take your time
Started that today. It's more intact as I go back so I'll probably need to move to something thinner than a flathead but just as sturdy.

Looks like an old soda can, lmao.

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Haha. I was thinking of elevating a pan of coca cola under the cover just high enough so the bottom of the cover sits on the cola making contact and then just let it be for a day....


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Found a jack and my orbital saw. Going to try my hand and hope for the best.
 

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Well I got it off! Orbital saw barely scratched it so I just used a flathead, wire cutters, and a hammer. Now is there anything I can do, any product I could apply (no more covers or aftermarket tips!) to shine this tail up?

 

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Wire wheel
 

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For the top of the pipe just use a piece of emery cloth or long piece of sandpaper and run it on the pipe like a shoe shine boy.
 
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