Need a new exhaust manifold... and maybe more

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Need a new exhaust manifold... and maybe more

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Main question, "Will I have to replace the catalytic converter if I can't find another donut type exhaust manifold that fits mine?"

My 2 bolt, donut manifold just cracked, and I'm only finding the 4 bolt ones online.
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Post by abscate »

A muffler shop can weld a flex piece in much cheaper than that
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Post by callahanoffroad »

I just went through almost this exact repair about 3 months or so ago. Take the manifold off and take it to a welding shop/fabricator and see if they can weld it back together. Cost me $17.
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