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I have a large exhaust leak at the collector of one of my exhaust manifolds. Will this hurt my engine? It only leaks bad at idle and then smooths out once I get to a constant rpm. I'm not hurting anything am I?? I know it can't be good for the motor. Thanks a lot.

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not real sure ,but heard you could burn a valve that way?....anyone else?


not only that but is it worth dying over(being cheap)? co2 poisoning?

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[This message has been edited by DOUG G (edited 09-24-2000).]
 

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Yes, it could eventually burn valves, but not real likely at the crossover. HOWEVER, exhuast leaks just bother the hell out of me. Get a gasket and do it up. If looks dont matter much, use copper RTV on it. Its the real hi temp stuff.

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Fix it to keep your car from sounding like a farm tractor.
 

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well it's not the gasket... the studs on the collector have stripped out and I can't tighten up the collector or else I would be more than happy to buy the gasket. I have a set of headers that are ready to put on.. I just need the money and time to buy and exhuast to go with the headers and my worries are all over
 
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