Originally Posted by ratmonkey
cheap dorman(chinese) manifold cracked when torquing it down. 45ftlbs should not crack cast iron. damn chinese can't make any metals. even the simplest ones the freaking middle age europeans knew how to make.
i still refuse to pay 500$ for the oem manifold though.
I split a 3" galvanized nail lengthwise yesterday at work. Id never seen that before. Metal made in China with pride.
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March 2014 GCOTM. 1998 Deep Slate 5.9
On the Jeep:Hot intake, 52mm TB, Summit 8mm wires, catch can, 703s, insulated fuel rails, indexed Champions, Bilstein 4600s, Eibach lowering springs, Moog SS, Ironman mounts, Lotek 2GP, lots of gauges, sparkly paint.
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