Originally Posted by bigjweb
You noticed a puddle because you tried to see if the clamps were loose? A puddle of what?
i am assuming water ...
to the OP what you can do is take off the clamps, clean out where the exhaust meets really well, and put some type of muffler sealent ( the one i have seen is in a yellow tube) youll be making a type of gasket really. This is just my opinion.