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Unread 05-14-2002, 06:08 PM   #1
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2nd exhaust gasket in short time

i just put a new engine(2.5) in the first gasket went at 3000 miles the 2nd is no to far behind(4000 now) as what i can see as soon as i put it too the floor to move up a hill fast that is all it takes it goes at the rear 2 exhaust port's near the fire wall??? do i need better header's, or a flowmaster muffler thanks to all who reply

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Unread 05-15-2002, 09:35 AM   #2
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Do you have a header or stock manifold?

If you have regular cardboard gaskets, soak them in water before installing them. For some reason, it works, and you won't blow it. Must make it seal off and compress better, being softer.
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Unread 05-15-2002, 10:30 AM   #3
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If your blowing out the exhaust manifold gaskets maybe try to find ones with copper inserts or crush rings in them (for lack of a better discription) they are a lot more durable then the standard gaskets.
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