Mike "Wuzzy121". Rest in peace, brother

Go Back   Tacoma World Forums > Tacoma Discussion > 1st Gen. Tacomas

Notices

Header problem on the 4cyl engine

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-09-2007, 09:48 AM   #1
cshoe98 [OP] cshoe98 is offline
Junior Member
cshoe98 is on a distinguished road
Joined: Nov 2007, #3454
Location: Chillicothe/Athens Ohio
Age: 27
Posts: 22
cshoe98's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via AIM to cshoe98
Header problem on the 4cyl engine

So I started to notice a louder noise coming from the engine compartment...

Immediately thought it was an exhaust leak, just did not know where. I took the air intake off then removed the heat shield around the header on the engine and noticed I have a nice size crack running clear around the header. Obviously the leak I was hearing.

Have you guys ever experienced this problem or know of how this could happen? I have never heard of such an issue and seems like an odd spot to crack.

Also, since I need to get a new header, is there any headers out there, aftermarket that is, that would be good to upgrade to?

I am already expecting to dish out a large sum of money to get the header replaced so I might as well upgrade while I am at it.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2007, 09:55 AM   #2
Senior Member
350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
350TacoZilla's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2007, #2767
Location: Clear Spring MD
Posts: 1,077
350TacoZilla's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via AIM to 350TacoZilla
header?

by header you mean exhaust manifold right? I have heard of them cracking on the stock manifolds...but never on the headers.... probably be easy to find a stock manifold if thats the case since alot of guys switch to header, I will once I have the cash lol
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2007, 05:46 PM   #3
cshoe98 [OP] cshoe98 is offline
Junior Member
cshoe98 is on a distinguished road
Joined: Nov 2007, #3454
Location: Chillicothe/Athens Ohio
Age: 27
Posts: 22
cshoe98's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via AIM to cshoe98
Yes you are right the exhaust manifold, my bad....
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2007, 06:03 PM   #4
cshoe98 [OP] cshoe98 is offline
Junior Member
cshoe98 is on a distinguished road
Joined: Nov 2007, #3454
Location: Chillicothe/Athens Ohio
Age: 27
Posts: 22
cshoe98's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via AIM to cshoe98
I was on the Northwestoffroad website looking around for headers to upgrade too from the stock exhaust manifold. Noticed that they do not fit the automatic 2.7L engine

Do you guys know of any Header upgrades for a 1998 2.7L 4Cyl Automatic Xtracab?

I appreciate it
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2007, 06:15 PM   #5
Senior Member
concrete jedi is one of the sharper tools in the shedconcrete jedi is one of the sharper tools in the shedconcrete jedi is one of the sharper tools in the shedconcrete jedi is one of the sharper tools in the shedconcrete jedi is one of the sharper tools in the shedconcrete jedi is one of the sharper tools in the shedconcrete jedi is one of the sharper tools in the shedconcrete jedi is one of the sharper tools in the shedconcrete jedi is one of the sharper tools in the shedconcrete jedi is one of the sharper tools in the shedconcrete jedi is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
concrete jedi's Avatar
Army: Shit deflector
Joined: Oct 2007, #3142
Location: Rochester N.Y
Age: 49
Posts: 2,747
concrete jedi's Tacoma Gallery
Is it beyond repair ?
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2007, 06:56 PM   #6
cshoe98 [OP] cshoe98 is offline
Junior Member
cshoe98 is on a distinguished road
Joined: Nov 2007, #3454
Location: Chillicothe/Athens Ohio
Age: 27
Posts: 22
cshoe98's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via AIM to cshoe98
Well the manifold has got a crack running clear around it... not sure what all a repair would entail.... but I was looking to upgrade anyway to hopefully get an increase in HP/Tq and maybe even MPG.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2007, 07:50 PM   #7
Senior Member
350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
350TacoZilla's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2007, #2767
Location: Clear Spring MD
Posts: 1,077
350TacoZilla's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via AIM to 350TacoZilla
ex GF's truck is 99 reg cab 2.7 auto truck and the pace setter header off ebay fit fine still have no clue why they say it wont fit... had to make a spacer for the tranny dip stick mount... thats all
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2007, 05:36 AM   #8
cshoe98 [OP] cshoe98 is offline
Junior Member
cshoe98 is on a distinguished road
Joined: Nov 2007, #3454
Location: Chillicothe/Athens Ohio
Age: 27
Posts: 22
cshoe98's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via AIM to cshoe98
Oh okay, well what did you make the spacer out of?
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2007, 12:25 PM   #9
Senior Member
350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed350TacoZilla is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
350TacoZilla's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2007, #2767
Location: Clear Spring MD
Posts: 1,077
350TacoZilla's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via AIM to 350TacoZilla
i think i just used a small piece of 3/8 fuel line cut to like 1" to space it out and longer bolt
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Major clutch problem 4cyl 4x4 evil_umbrellacorp 2nd Gen. Tacomas 8 12-22-2011 03:33 PM
4cyl engine sputter dustinclm 4 Cylinder 6 07-18-2010 12:57 PM
4cyl engine sputter dustinclm Performance and Tuning 1 06-30-2010 08:54 PM
4cyl engine sputter dustinclm Technical Chat 0 06-30-2010 07:09 PM
2001 4cyl AT shift problem problem springfield59 4 Cylinder 5 09-29-2009 02:11 PM


Copyright © 2014 Tacoma Forum. Tacoma World is not owned by, or affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation.