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rear 2 exh. manifold bolts, rusted/broken at nuts

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Old 04-02-2009, 12:10 AM
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Default rear 2 exh. manifold bolts, rusted/broken at nuts

i have an 03 ram 65k on it. and mid last year i noticed an exhaust leak, it got worse. well i fixed it a couple of weeks ago. and found on the pass. side exh. manifold that the 2 rear bolts were broken right at the the nut! wtf!

installed a new gasket and all NEW bolts, no more ticking! yeah! just a nice clean rumble through the magnaflow out back
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Glad you figured it out. Do you know why the bolts were broken? Any clue?
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dude thats funny because i have 2 broken exhaust manifold bolts too!!! and they are on the passenger side all the way in the back!!! thats gotta be common!
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Are you guys using reverse threaded extractors to get them out or what?
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