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Faults, Fixes and DIY Please share your experience and knowledge with other members by contributing your own DIY, or by helping another member find the elusive fix!


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Old Sun, Apr-08-2018, 03:58:13 PM   #51
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Default Re: DIY: Aftermarket header and section 1 install

In the middle of doing this right now, ended up using a few studs and nuts, but mainly just gaskets and such ... using euro headers so didnít need the longer studs, which I can imagine being a PITA


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In the middle of doing this right now, ended up using a few studs and nuts, but mainly just gaskets and such ... using euro headers so didnít need the longer studs, which I can imagine being a PITA


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Do yourself a favor and be sure to use anti-seize on both side of the studs when you reinstall them.
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Careful with the EGR hose, mine was brittle and snapped when I was reinstalling everything. Overall this has definitely been time consuming and somewhat annoying, but worth it considering the shops I called wanted $1000+


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Old Sat, Apr-14-2018, 02:20:58 PM   #54
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Default Re: DIY: Aftermarket header and section 1 install

I had to remove a set of egay headers recently. hated my life. If i ever have to do this again im dropping the engine out of the bottom and swapping the headers.
I swear, never again!
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I had to remove a set of egay headers recently. hated my life. If i ever have to do this again im dropping the engine out of the bottom and swapping the headers.
I swear, never again!
Lol. But IF you have to do it again, the engine is coming out?

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Old Wed, Apr-18-2018, 01:03:42 AM   #56
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Default Re: DIY: Aftermarket header and section 1 install

Definitely need a partner and a good variety of tools. Also I canít imagine how someone would change out section 1 without also dropping section 2.


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