GM Storm/Spectrum 1985-1993 Repair Guide

Intermediate Pipe (Converter-to-Muffler Pipe)

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  3. Remove the bolts and disconnect the pipe from the rear of the catalytic converter.
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  5. Remove the bolts or nuts and disconnect the pipe from the front of the muffler.
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  7. If applicable, release rubber hangers or disconnect the pipe bracket.
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  9. Remove the pipe from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Position the pipe to the vehicle.
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  3. If applicable install any converter bracket fasteners or rubber hangers.
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  5. Loosely install the pipe-to-converter and pipe-to-muffler fasteners.
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  7. Make sure the exhaust system is properly routed and tighten all the fasteners. Tighten the catalytic converter and muffler fasteners to 20 ft. lbs. (28 Nm) for the Spectrum or to 32 ft. lbs. (43 Nm) for the Storm.
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  9. Remove the supports and lower the vehicle.
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  11. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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