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Discussion in 'Modified 2006 - 2010 Explorers' started by renzAy34134, July 15, 2011.

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      renzAy34134 Active Member

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      Hey just bought a 30$ cutting tool from sears. Well the cutting wheel chipped and then the whole thing had catastrophic failure. Does anyone know of a better tool to cut exhaust. I got about halfway through before it took a dump. I do have a sawsall and other items but i just dont have acess to them at the moment. Wont for another month or so. Any ideas on any substitute thats not going to run me $100? Lemme know. Thanks
       
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      Maniak Moderator-Stock 91-94 Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      Go to Harbor Freight and grab one of their recip. saws. Its cheap, but you don't need it for long, and you can keep it as a spare sawzall.

      they even have one on sale for $30 right now (not sure if its avail in stores by you though)
      http://www.harborfreight.com/6-amp-reciprocating-saw-with-rotating-handle-65570.html

      If they don't, at least bring this with you to help off-set the cost on one of the other models they have. (20% coupon good til monday)
      http://widgets.harborfreight.com/ws...tml&cust=00133338821&keycode=1003&single=true

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      sweet thank you!
       
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      why not go with an angle grinder? I find the reciprocating saw is less stable and accurate when compared to a grinder.
       
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      You could always "rent" one from an auto parts store. I think most of the stores do it these days, just leave a deposit and you'll get it back when you return the tool.
       
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      iz wack. I have one I just dont have one with me. I currently am apart from my tools for the next month or so. I just need something to get me through all this until i move back home.

      tech... where could i rent something? I usually just buy tools if i dont have them cuz heyyy you could always use more tools. But i already have alot of the same stuff. would napa rent? i have all the "normal" name places around me just never thought of it.
       
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      not sure if napa rents tools or not, I know o'reilly's, autozone and advance auto do though.
       
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      Nice I may check them out tomorow. Oh I know its kinda late to ask but any issues with removing resonator?
       

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