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post #20941 of 46111 Old 03-15-2013, 08:16 PM
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The headers can probably be fixed. Worst case, if you order from Dougthorley.com and use discount code 6772, the Thorleys are $650 shipped at the moment. My set showed up a few hours ago

Chances are the break was due to a rusted weld that finally gave up.

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post #20942 of 46111 Old 03-15-2013, 08:50 PM
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Meant to upload this pic before. My ZJ had a b-day
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post #20943 of 46111 Old 03-15-2013, 09:01 PM
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Happy Birthday

"aut viam inveniam aut faciam"

I hate when old people poke me at weddings, point and whisper, "You're next." So I've started doing the same thing to them at funerals
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post #20944 of 46111 Old 03-15-2013, 09:08 PM
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Speaking of birthdays.... For my birthday, the ZJ got all the gifts today...
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post #20945 of 46111 Old 03-15-2013, 09:09 PM
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The headers can probably be fixed. Worst case, if you order from Dougthorley.com and use discount code 6772, the Thorleys are $650 shipped at the moment. My set showed up a few hours ago

Chances are the break was due to a rusted weld that finally gave up.

Good to hear! I have a shop in mind that I'll be visiting tomorrow, I'll see what they say cost-wise for the repair. I've read that welding headers isn't really a DIY thing if you don't have a lot of welding experience, since it's easy to burn right through.
That's a good price for them! Still too much for me though.

Yeah, that would make sense. It's just weird because it happened on a perfectly smooth section of road, not over a bump or anything.

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post #20946 of 46111 Old 03-15-2013, 09:50 PM
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Welded the exhaust on my gfs cherokee with new o2 and cat what a pain in the butt welds look like crap but dont leake had to weld the bung in as well.

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post #20947 of 46111 Old 03-15-2013, 10:57 PM
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I was wondering the same thing. I took a corner, gave it some gas, then outta nowhere... "RROOOAAARRRRRRRR" went the ZJ. Pulled over to see my exhaust separated in half. Got a coat hanger to hold things from hitting the road, and went back on my way. At least it's somehow a clean break, so a cheap clamp should hold things together while I spend money fixing more imp.
Haha must be that time mine did same but on tail pipe to muffler coathangered it but ratted tooo much...took piece of conduit pipe yeah long flated ends and bent angle on it clamped to pipe n bolted to the muffler hanger bracket..chaching...
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post #20948 of 46111 Old 03-15-2013, 11:10 PM
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Haha must be that time mine did same but on tail pipe to muffler coathangered it but ratted tooo much...took piece of conduit pipe yeah long flated ends and bent angle on it clamped to pipe n bolted to the muffler hanger bracket..chaching...
Ah yeah, this doesn't really rattle. Occasionally thuds because the tail pipe is resting on the sway bar (still connected to an actual exhaust hanger at the back, should probably just pull it all out). But there's no air going through it so no rattles. My interior on the other hand.... everything rattles from the loud exhaust.

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post #20949 of 46111 Old 03-16-2013, 01:33 AM
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Filled it up again and missed rolling over 120k
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post #20950 of 46111 Old 03-16-2013, 07:30 AM
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Somehow broke the exhaust today:

It's very loud...
Mine broke in the same spot last Saturday
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post #20951 of 46111 Old 03-16-2013, 12:03 PM
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Seafoamed the '93. Smoked out a whole parking lot Lol. Seems to run better. Gonna do it again. Needs to be done a few times I think since it hasent been done before.
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post #20952 of 46111 Old 03-16-2013, 02:42 PM
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Started the header install. Old y-pipe and such is out, passenger side manifold is out, passenger side header is in. Gonna go back out in a few minutes to pull the driver's side manifold and get that header in. Y-pipe will go together either this evening or tomorrow, depending on the weather and how long the driver's side takes. Now I'm just questioning my sanity, as it's 30* outside and it's been flurrying all day while I've been working
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Started the header install. Old y-pipe and such is out, passenger side manifold is out, passenger side header is in. Gonna go back out in a few minutes to pull the driver's side manifold and get that header in. Y-pipe will go together either this evening or tomorrow, depending on the weather and how long the driver's side takes. Now I'm just questioning my sanity, as it's 30* outside and it's been flurrying all day while I've been working
Hey, what brand are your mounting gaskets? doug thorley? or a different brand? and would you have a part number? The guy i bought mine from didnt have the gaskets, so i was gonna try and find a set at work. gaskets for a dodge 1500 would work, right? oh and btw, got everything for 475

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Yea... It's kind of like the fat chick who lives around the corner. You aren't trying to get caught with her, but you know she'd be a good time.
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post #20954 of 46111 Old 03-16-2013, 02:59 PM
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Hey, what brand are your mounting gaskets? doug thorley? or a different brand? and would you have a part number? The guy i bought mine from didnt have the gaskets, so i was gonna try and find a set at work. gaskets for a dodge 1500 would work, right? oh and btw, got everything for 475
Nice job on the price! I'm using the included Doug Thorley gaskets. Any header gaskets from an auto parts store for a 5.2 or 5.9 magnum engine will work, regardless of Jeep, Dodge Ram or Dakota.
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Nice job on the price! I'm using the included Doug Thorley gaskets. Any header gaskets from an auto parts store for a 5.2 or 5.9 magnum engine will work, regardless of Jeep, Dodge Ram or Dakota.
Are they like factory replacement ones? even though we didnt have them from the factory, we still sell them. or are they nice performance ones? guy at work says i should get performance ones

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Yea... It's kind of like the fat chick who lives around the corner. You aren't trying to get caught with her, but you know she'd be a good time.
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