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Baffle Insert Idea by Kevin McCorkle

This is a different idea on how to secure the drain pipe inserts in your mufflers after you have drilled out the baffles. I tried the JB Weld method and they fell out on my first ride (not saying JB Weld does not work, mine was old and more than likely bad) but with JB Weld and cutting tabs into the insert will hold them in place for a long time.
 

 


I started out with two 1.5 by 4 inch flanged drain pipe as recommended, I took my dremel tool and cut them to an inch and a half, I just wanted to dress up where the baffles were cut out. Approx. to 3/8 of an inch from the flange I marked out three evenly spaced boxes, with the dremel tool I cut three sides of the box to make a tab (see attached picture) I would recommend working the tabs once you have them cut, I did not and had a hard time bending them into place. But once the tabs are pushed in the insert will be held firmly in place.