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Old 04-05-2017, 06:32 PM   #1
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ok so i am the proud owner of a 2005 ram with a 5.7 hemi and i have an ongoing issue with the exhaust manifold bolts breaking. if anyone can let me know more info on the issue and how to fix it i would greatly appreciate it.

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How many times have you had the bolts break? Was it the same bolt every time?
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There has been 3 on the passenger side and 2 on the driver side and have replaced 2 of them on the passenger side twice now
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Any pics of your truck?
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There has been 3 on the passenger side and 2 on the driver side and have replaced 2 of them on the passenger side twice now
Are you torquing them to the correct torque spec's?
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The manifolds may be warped and causing undue stress on the bolts even before the heating and cooling effect takes place
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Yep, that too...
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ok so i am the proud owner of a 2005 ram with a 5.7 hemi and i have an ongoing issue with the exhaust manifold bolts breaking. if anyone can let me know more info on the issue and how to fix it i would greatly appreciate it.


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The manifolds may be warped and causing undue stress on the bolts even before the heating and cooling effect takes place
An excellent excuse to justify going to headers!
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