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Old 07-25-2013, 01:25 PM
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Anyone know where I can get an exhaust manifold gasket quick

I have blown out the exhaust manifold I just had put on. It must be something stupid like it wasn't tight enough or something.

I have to replace the gasket and I can't drive it the way it is and am trying to save the weekend.

Anyone know where I can get a port side exhaust manifold gasket

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Old 07-25-2013, 01:42 PM
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Old 07-25-2013, 01:58 PM
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Thats what I put on before. I want a little better one this time i think.
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Old 07-25-2013, 02:05 PM
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Thats what I put on before. I want a little better one this time i think.
High temp RTV silicone. That's what the OEMs use. Follow the directions! Don't over torque. Use lock-tite on bolts. Torque to spec. Let it sit, overnite. Done.
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Old 07-25-2013, 02:09 PM
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Really, RTV thats it.

What directions
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I would go with a higher quality gasket.

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/par..._87993_0_32385
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Old 07-25-2013, 02:50 PM
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I wouldn't use anything on the bolts. If anything, chase the threads down with a bottom tap and clean the blots with a hand held wire brush. Be sure the make sure the mounting seats and cheeks of the bolts are clean too.

Loctite is a is definite no no on exhaust bolts/studs.
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Old 07-25-2013, 04:13 PM
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I have blown out the exhaust manifold I just had put on. It must be something stupid like it wasn't tight enough or something.

I have to replace the gasket and I can't drive it the way it is and am trying to save the weekend.

Anyone know where I can get a port side exhaust manifold gasket

1995 Indmar

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Old 07-25-2013, 04:18 PM
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Get some good gasket material and make one. Very easy just place on top of manifold surface and rub head of a hammer around the internal & external edges and it will leave an outline of where to cut it.
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