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Old 11-11-2010, 10:56 AM
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Originally Posted by sqzbox
If you could come up with a method for header pipe to cast exhaust manifold studs you would be my hero! If I had a dollar for every time I've broken the studs either tightening or trying to remove the nuts I could afford a new set of headers.
If you could post your caged nut removal process on Wiky article it would be a permanent solution that won't fade away on this thread.
Actually the trick to the header bolts is heat. I am going to write up a Basics on it and how to use the heat. I have asked Jon not to put my articles in the Wiki because I don't want them altered. Anyone is free to use all the info they want just don't copy and paste my article please.

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