arrghhh.... Exhaust woes.
ssgacc at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 9 14:35:19 EDT 2002
Yes, that's it. And it works the trick. Just hold it
upright and slosh the stuff back and forth. If
there's a crack it WILL wick out. Just recently
checked a manifold on my Dorf truck (cracked) and an
Audi manifold last year. (cracked also)
--- Huw Powell <human747 at attbi.com> wrote:
> > I just received my new to me exhaust manifold and
> downpipe in the mail
> > I unwrapped it and was suprised to see what might
> be a crack or 2 in the
> > manifold. Is there a way that I can check this
> myself? if so how, I
> > remember faintly seeing something about wd40 and
> something???? But I am not
> > sure. Can someone please help me with this.
> > 85 Coupe GT (with a slight weeze)
> Judging by your car, I presume this is a 4kq
> manifold. They all look
> "cracked." It's probably no big deal at all, I
> don't think the cracks
> go all the way through.
> The "WD-40 thing" is to spray it inside with the
> outside reasonably
> clean and dry. if the crack goes through, the WD-40
> should wick through
> it and show up on the outside. At least, that's
> what I read "here" a
> year or two ago...
> Huw Powell
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