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Deepc 12-03-2012 02:11 PM

drilling out the cats on my stock exhaust
 
I want to drill out the cats on my 05.5 950A. My question is what size hole bit bit do I need, how long of a bit extention, and can this be done with a quality hand drill or does it require a drill press. Also, how long does this process take from start to finish.

Thanks

CRW 12-03-2012 06:32 PM

Have a looksee here
 
http://www.ktm950.info/how/Farkels/a...v_exhaust.html

Zuber 12-03-2012 10:16 PM

Once you pull the mufflers off, you can just poke it with a sharp stick or a long chisle and it will all come out.

But, get a good filtered mask and goggles. That stuff is nasty heavy metal and dusty.

jimmibanke 12-03-2012 11:34 PM

I tryed drilling them out, hammer them out ect... But I gave up and cut them open instead.

You are going to get many small metal chumps in your exhaust, they can get out but it takes time while you shake the can.

Deepc 12-04-2012 08:02 PM

Chop saw & weld looks like the best option. Thanks.

Qwik 12-04-2012 09:17 PM

Lose those heavy damned cans and buy an aftermarket set instead


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