2004 Nissan 350Z — Repair Manual - Exhaust System (Section EX)
Perform the operation with the exhaust system fully cooled down because the system will be hot just after engine stops. G Be careful not to cut your hand on the insulator edge. When removing main muffler, remove main muffler mounting bracket bolts.
For removing and installing parts around propeller shaft, be careful of the following caution. If necessary, install protector to propeller shaft to prevent damage. Tighten main muffler mounting bracket bolts in numerical order as shown in the figure.
Move main muffler front / rear / left / right so that clearance between tail tube and bumper is even. Tighten connecting flange (A) to the specified torque. Temporarily tighten connecting flanges in order of (A) and (B).