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Old 11-09-2010, 07:59 PM   #1
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Exclamation arrrgh 04 TJ exhaust Header replacement

wow - now I am totally frustrated -I have a cracked header (factory) and need to replace it... which one??? I have been reading on here about Banks / Borla etc cracking yadda yadda yadda...

my question is - which one? I had an Edelbrock on my 98 TJ and seemed ok...

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Old 11-09-2010, 08:57 PM   #2
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factory with the expansion baffles

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Old 11-09-2010, 08:58 PM   #3
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ok - from JEEP or Ebay?
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Old 11-09-2010, 11:11 PM   #5
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what about Edelbrock?
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Old 11-09-2010, 11:15 PM   #6
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your Jeep has a two piece exhaust manifold. replace it with another factory unit, grab it from the junkyard if you have to. Wrap both manifolds with DEI Titanium header wrap & spray them with header wrap sealant.

the two piece'rs aren't supposed to crack. anything one piece, with the tubes from cylinder #1 welded to #6 somehow will crack...and quickly.

the 4.0L's head is big, and long. it likes to move from thermal effects.
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Old 11-10-2010, 09:06 AM   #7
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Does anyone have a link to these infamous expansion headers, I'm an idiot today and I can't find it.
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Old 11-10-2010, 07:56 PM   #8
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your Jeep has a two piece exhaust manifold. replace it with another factory unit, grab it from the junkyard if you have to. Wrap both manifolds with DEI Titanium header wrap & spray them with header wrap sealant.

the two piece'rs aren't supposed to crack. anything one piece, with the tubes from cylinder #1 welded to #6 somehow will crack...and quickly.

the 4.0L's head is big, and long. it likes to move from thermal effects.
Ok - cool got it... thanks buddy!

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