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Re: Exhaust pipe bracket V6
« Reply #15 on: 27 August 2019, 23:05:08 »

Mine are missing then, too!  ???

Going to fit a new Cat v soon, so may decide to 'retrofit' this, if I can source a suitable one.

Exactly where do these go - I presume on the cat section?  :-\
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Re: Exhaust pipe bracket V6
« Reply #16 on: 27 August 2019, 23:30:01 »

Centre pipes ahead of the boxes iirc :y

That said, PFLs don't seem to have been fitted with it :-\
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Re: Exhaust pipe bracket V6
« Reply #17 on: 27 August 2019, 23:49:59 »

Ta  :y
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Re: Exhaust pipe bracket V6
« Reply #18 on: 28 August 2019, 07:58:27 »

No such clamp on mine when I changed the cat back system last year,so it must have been missing since I bought the car 8yrs ago.
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Re: Exhaust pipe bracket V6
« Reply #19 on: 28 August 2019, 08:21:24 »

Face-lift 2.6 and 3.2 only, makes sense have never owned a face-lift.
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Re: Exhaust pipe bracket V6
« Reply #20 on: 29 August 2019, 17:50:27 »

The bracket was on a 2.5 V6. However might have been the cats? I remember it because the ends of the clamps were splayed as you mentioned. This made it hard to get off and even harder to get back on. I think I used new clamps from the local factor or maybe I ran a die over them. I don't think the clamp came up on EPC when I ordered a complete cat back exhaust and fittings, Tradeclub from a dealer. Else I would have had a new one.

They look very clean threads. Have you re-died them down Jan? ???

No they became like that when I unscrewed them. It is also a hassle to get them off and on since they are spayed apart for some reason and that trashes the threads.

I decided to skip them.
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Re: Exhaust pipe bracket V6
« Reply #21 on: 30 August 2019, 09:20:03 »

According to the EPC, they were fitted to 2.5, 2.6, 3.0 and 3.2 models.
The support bracket is 24441393, and the clamps 24442484 with M8 nuts - both NLS.
Like as stated previously , all my F/L V6's still have them fitted.

If you put the above part numbers in the EPC, I'm sure they will show up in the listing.
It also comes up as the first picture in Google images - the exploded diagram shows the bracket and clamps.
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Re: Exhaust pipe bracket V6
« Reply #22 on: 30 August 2019, 14:02:43 »

Indeed they are in the EPC, however in the section concerning the catalytic downpipes. So that implies the clamp assembly is intended to tie the two cats together.

The clamp is not shown in the section that details the centre pipes and boxes or the rear silencer. That perhaps explains why I didn't get one when I bought a genuine exhaust and fittings and I was annoyed at having to straighten and re-thread the clamp.

Several posts mention that the clamp assy, when fitted, belongs on the centre pipes. And I am saying that I've experienced one fitted on a 2.5 V6, I can't remember where exactly positioned.

The point being that parts are not just for facelift cars.
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