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Originally Posted by WERK-I View Post
Actually, my B&B's make noise when the engine is fully up to temperature. The noise a leaky header makes sounds very much like a noisy rocker, that is, if the cracks are small.
Visually, you'll see white traces where the hot exhaust is escaping. Must common areas are the slip joints, welds for the heater boxes and collectors.

Yea those B&B's with heat always seem to crack right at the spot tig welds where the affix the sheet steel that forms the heater boxes. Wish-wash headers in my opinion
Adam Hennessy
Old 09-25-2008, 07:59 PM
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