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Unread 01-12-2014, 11:13 AM   #1
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Okay boys getting ready to tear into this header install. I cant believe this intake and exhaust is tied together in this tiny area! Any suggestions would be GREAT! 1984 CJ7 with 4.2 6cyl

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Unread 01-12-2014, 11:59 AM   #2
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A very light "shmear" of RTV around the intake ports is a good thing. Come up to the torque spec in stages starting with the inner bolts and moving outward. Retorque after a few heat cycles, then after a few days and then again next week.

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Unread 01-12-2014, 02:21 PM   #3
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I bought the stage 8 bolts, like someone mentioned on here. So hopefully they wont come loose.
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Unread 01-14-2014, 08:57 PM   #4
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I read somewhere else that you may have to remove the motor mount to get the header down into position the first time, also something about it being a tight fit with an auto tranny tranny but I have the T5 so hopefully it slips in there nicely! Any suggestions on where to start with the removal of intake or exhaust manny first?
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