arrghhh.... Exhaust woes.

james accordino ssgacc at
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)

Jim Accordino

--- Huw Powell <human747 at> 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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