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Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 21:30:11 +0300
From: Terho Kohonen <>
Subject: Re: Lifetime of exhaust manifold?

> Does the car backfire on deceleration? Usually if it's leaking it'll pop > when you coast downhill. > Do you feel hot air blowing around it? > Maybe it's the exhaust flange gasket IF you feel hot air coming out there. > That's easy to fix. > Rusty LOOKING = OK. Even small surface cracks in the manifold that look like > little lines are ok & typical. > Maybe it's the muffler or pipes. They will "roar" when ya hit a certain rpm. > No, it is not that bad. But I have to check it for hot air blows. The engine sound is just pretty loud and coarse over 3000rpm. I guess the first silencer is just not so efficient anymore? Thanks for info. Terho

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