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PostSubject: Broken manifold bolt "MOD"   Thu Feb 25, 2010 4:57 am

So as it says. The bolt that nearest to the firewall on the drivers side was broken off about 3/8 of an inch inside the hole, what a mess. Tried the nut and weld technique about 5 times without success. So we drilled a secondary hole in the manifold and used a 7/16" header bolt for the extra head bolt hole which has survived the first test run. I'll try to post some pics later.
NOW finally!


Added bonus, my Helper "Brooke"
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PostSubject: Re: Broken manifold bolt "MOD"   Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:35 pm

Pictures added.
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PostSubject: Re: Broken manifold bolt "MOD"   Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:50 pm

It's called "macro" Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Broken manifold bolt "MOD"   Wed Mar 10, 2010 5:25 pm

More pics of Brooke Burk, less blury pics of manifold bolt. Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Broken manifold bolt "MOD"   Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:22 am

She's going to perform at my next B-day party. And if you guys are nice to me, I'll invite you all.


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