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While driving the goat the other day I noticed all of the sudden a terrible exhaust leak. I got her home and got underneath and noticed one of the flange studs on the passenger side exhaust manifold was gone. I inspected the hole and the threads looked good. I picked up another stud today thinking it may have come loose and vibrated its way out. The new stud went in with no issues. while taking a test drive after about 10 minutes the same thing happened. Im thinking there is a crack and as the exhaust heats up its expanding and falling out. I am contemplating going with ram air restorations enterprises manifolds. has anyone used this brand? im trying to stay away from headers and with the 428 a little hopped up I figured these would breath better.
 

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The RA restorations manifolds are well known for their quality, performance, and fit. For a temporary quick fix, you could insert a bolt from the top side of the flange and put a nut on the bottom side. No way a bolt would fall out, even if half of the hole in the flange was missing. Just a thought.
 

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The RA restorations manifolds are well known for their quality, performance, and fit. For a temporary quick fix, you could insert a bolt from the top side of the flange and put a nut on the bottom side. No way a bolt would fall out, even if half of the hole in the flange was missing. Just a thought.
I was thinking the same thing. finally got some time today so gonna get at it. I still like the idea of the r/a manifolds. Thanks for the input. :thumbsup:
 

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Woody, I once used that 'temporary fix' on my own '67....from about 1983 to 1990!!! Glad it worked out for you.....and again, GREAT SAVE on that beautiful '67!
 
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