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jennkent5454 07-13-2013 10:16 PM

1979 cj5 258 exhaust manifold help
this jeep had a horrible exhaust leak, replaced the donut thinking that would solve it. NOPE- there are 2 bolts between the carb and the valve cover that bolt the intake manifold to the exhaust manifold, one of them is stripped out allowing it to still leak. I looked in the hole and it looks like it is an oval shape. Is this something that can be repaired or has some kind of fix or should I toss it out and get another one?

RWise 07-14-2013 04:06 AM

Hilicoils can be used to replace bad threads, kits come with drill bit, tap and inserting tool.

google "hilicoil" to find resaults on u-tube etc.!

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