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Old 07-22-2015, 09:55 PM
curtisfox curtisfox is offline
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Originally Posted by Kioshk View Post
Great idea, CurtisFox; do you know what the min/max dimensions on these exhaust manifold spreaders are?

I used one of these I had laying around:

It was a tight fit to start with and I used a mallet to force it into the gap before spreading.

Be sure to lock the axle-end by replacing the axle and nuts before spreading! I found the job needed a LOT of force. 6061 Aluminium isn't very malleable, so you'll need to over-spread a little to get it right.
Can't find mine right now but i think i read 3" to 4.5" somewhere, here is a link. Most are lisle 1300 and anywhere form $7 to $20. Some of the local auto parts stores carry them............Curt

Last edited by curtisfox; 07-22-2015 at 09:57 PM.
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