manifold bolts

  1. Has anyone tried this for broken manifold bolts

    Gen 4 Dodge Ram
    When repairing the broken exhaust manifold bolt issues, has anyone tried using longer bolts so as you would use a bushing between the bolt head and the cast iron manifold. My theory is that maybe the longer bolt would allow the bolt to be able to stretch more when the cast iron expands outward...
  2. 5.7 manifold bolts... again

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    hey guys just looking for advice on the hemis exhaust manifold bolts and gaskets. I replaced both sides about 2 years ago with new gaskets and bolts and i hear the noise again. crawled underneath to find 7 and 8 heads of bolts broke off on driver and one head of bolt broke off on passenger side...
  3. Manifold Bolts break when trying to add new headers

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    Hello, Looking for some help/ insight. Took my truck to have some new shorty headers put on and the auto shop called me because they snapped the first bolt off when trying to take the nut off that holds the heat shield on. They were afraid to go any further with the project because they said...