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Old 02-04-2014, 10:12 PM
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ok so i have 3 hair line cracks on my headers i know it has to be changed but does it need to be asap & what are the down falls of having crack headers
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Header*

Aftermarket I assume?

Where are the cracks, around the welds?

Downsides - exhaust leaks, potentially harmful fumes in the cabin, the usual.
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the hair line cracks are right where you would bolt on to the motor

& i have a cracked down pipe to right after the sec o2 sensor would be
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Re: cracked headers help?????

jb weld that bish together! bishes love jb weld!

no but really, i honestly would rub jb weld down the lines
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Re: cracked headers help?????

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Re: cracked headers help?????

You can pickup a used one for cheeeeeaap. I've seen two alone in the junkyards by me.
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Re: cracked headers help?????

can't honestly give you an opinion on how to fix this without knowing if it's an oem or aftermarket header........... what brand is it if it's aftermarket?
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can't honestly give you an opinion on how to fix this without knowing if it's an oem or aftermarket header........... what brand is it if it's aftermarket?
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Re: cracked headers help?????

it doesn't say that anywhere... just replace that thing if it's oem.
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Re: cracked headers help?????

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it doesn't say that anywhere... just replace that thing if it's oem.
Ahhhh. I was assuming. You maybe right. Maybe aftermarket after looking at his engine bay pics.
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Re: cracked headers help?????

The only thing I can think of is
1 exhaust bandaid:

Steel tie wraps
Steel epoxy
Exhaust tape

It will stay long enough till your new header is acquired. A week max.

Wouldn't recommend repetitive applications.

2.Tack weld the cracks. Chances are you're header is gonna keep cracking
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