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Old 05-06-2008, 04:13 AM
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Hey I got a crack in the exhaust manifold, its small, but from what I seen on the inside of the heat shield, its definitely a problem. I wanted to know if there is anything I can use to just patch this **** up. I have NJ inspection coming up and they will be on my nuts about it. I can get inspection stickers, but why spend $60 when I can do a $10 patch job on a car that isnt going to move much in the next few months. Suggestions?
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i'd say you can TRY JB weld, but idk if it'll hold up to those extreme temps on the exhaust mani. true welding might be the only option. or a $60 ebay header.


i was 'posta get my car inspected october of last year, but i've been too busy installing new engines to be bothered with it
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Old 05-06-2008, 10:16 AM
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JB weld wont work i tryed on old header, it worked for a day then burnt off... check out your local parts stores they sell header patch kits, im not sure how well they work but it's worth a shot i think they're only like 5$
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thanks guys. I think I might just go with an ebay header. In the end it will cost me just as much to weld, get an inspection sticker, and buy a header all the same. All 3 of those = passed inspection.
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