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Shock Nipple Touches Pipe

I noticed last night that the little nipple on the bottom of my new to me 07 with the Sachs shock touches the exhaust right about where the pipe and silencer connect. Is this normal? The body of the canister on the shock nearly touches and the little nipple on the bottom clearly touches. Seems like some heat needlessly would be transfered to the shock. I never ran the back pipe mount on the 02 perhaps if I removed it on the 07 the pipe would drop enough to clear that little nipple PLease advise.

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Mine went the other way touched the frame. The pipe got tweaked a hair when I hit a stump without the Hyde it would have been toast. I added some washers to the upper mount and foward silencer mount to space it off the frame worked fine.,,,

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