exhaust manifold gaskets

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  1. 85W250-440

    85W250-440 Junior Member

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    Howdy everybody,

    It's that time where the gaskets gotta be replaced but this old manifold doesn't wanna come off for anything. After soaking in pb blaster and useless hours with air tools and bolt-out sockets I'm a bit fed up. any suggestions for me?
     
  2. Trupiano

    Trupiano Registered User

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    Do you have a new manifold to replace it? Might end up damaging it is all.

    El phono
     
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    you should be spraying the bolts with penetrating oil and taping on the bolt head every dayfor about a week before you even try break one free. now you could also try bringing the engine up to operating temp and then turn the bolts.

    as far as exhaust manifold gasket goes i don't know if you will find one. the 318 in my 81 didn't have one when i removed the manifolds so i put the manifolds back on that way and so far so good. no leaks.
     

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