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Ichabod, I think you are right in your earlier posts about the design of the 17' exhaust being a factor to the exhaust rattle. The exhaust seems much more solid on the 15's I've seen lately. I checked out a few 17's having between 40-80k kms the other day and the rubber hanger just ahead of the rear wheel(2nd from the rear) is wearing out on the top/body part of the hanger. I wouldn't doubt it if those cars made the same noise and just nobody cared enough to mention it. I haven't driven them other than into the shop so I couldn't say for sure.
The entire exhaust shifts forward/backward dramatically on accelleration/deceleration on the '17 and up models due to the lack of a flex joint. This puts a persistent stretch load on the hangars so they will wear quickly.
Glad you got the issue fixed. I must say the GT Mirages are sharp!
I been dealing with this awful noise also all winter long and it's getting worse. I thought it was the chrome tailpipe tip I added and I removed it today only to find the noise was still there. I am glad I re-read this thread. I will be fixing this issue soon like I fixed my power window.
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