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Not again!!!

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by ETaco23, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. Aug 10, 2009 at 6:06 PM
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    ETaco23

    ETaco23 [OP] Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    Damn it! right after I get done fixing one leak, I find another one today! this time its from the one stud that I couldnt get to go in straight, and I kinda figured it would've leak aventually. But now I need to fix this stupid problem! I guess Im ganna have to get it re-tapped. Anyone know what this prosses consist of? Meaning, do you have to take off the Headers to do it?
     
  2. Aug 10, 2009 at 6:13 PM
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    rossk35

    rossk35 Do Work Son!

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    Where's the stud located?
     
  3. Aug 10, 2009 at 6:15 PM
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    ETaco23

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    Its the front lower stud on the drivers side. kinda hard to get to, but I think it can be re-tapped fom the wheel well. I hope!
     
  4. Aug 10, 2009 at 6:37 PM
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    good luck man.i HATE headers.ive had nothing but problems with them when i did have them.
     
  5. Aug 10, 2009 at 6:41 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    WOW, man...Im sorry to hear of the issues you have had with this. I have never had an issue with any TRD headers. :(
     
  6. Aug 10, 2009 at 6:54 PM
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    ETaco23

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    Yeah, its probably just bc I did the Install! :) But I think If I can get this fixed, all will be good! (I hope)

    I will talk to my dads buddy machanic who helped me fix my first leak. See if he can maybe do something. Its very small, and you can barely hear it, but I know its there and It will bug me if I dont get it fixed.
     
  7. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:49 PM
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    ETaco23

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    Yeah.... Well do you think its possible to re-tap the threads with the header still on? I would hate to have to take it off...
     
  8. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:51 PM
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    Colton

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    Dang, hope you get it fixed ASAP!
     
  9. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:52 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    I have done it on water pumps and thermostats, but I havent done it on a header...I dont see why it couldnt be done, though.
     
  10. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:56 PM
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    Well..if chris would do it....It must be easy.....







    Just use a blowtorch and some napalm....:eek:

    Forgot...You need the tap too....
     
  11. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:59 PM
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    ETaco23

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    yeah, thats what I figured, just wanted to make sure though. Thanks!!!

    Man! I really hope this is my last issue with these headers! I dont want to have to be fixing leaks all the time.
     
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