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Unread 05-25-2013, 12:58 PM   #1
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Exhaust help needed quickly

Hey all - I'm in the middle of a manifold swap. The flange on the new manifold is 3/32 thinner than the old one, and the bolt locks down onto the intake & exhaust together. So now the washer sits at an angle. Other than sending the maniflod back and coming back at it another day, what are my options?

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Unread 05-25-2013, 03:20 PM   #2
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File down the fatter piece?

Cut some washers in half and use as spacers?

I don't know really..
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Unread 05-25-2013, 05:01 PM   #3
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You really have no options. Return the poorly made manifold and buy a properly made unit. Might as well fix it right the first time...
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