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Old 01-07-2009, 12:23 AM   #1
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Is there a better alternative to the stock exhaust manifold?

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[QUOTE=lap49X;304111]Is there a better alternative to the stock exhaust manifold?[/QUOTES]

Are you looking for more of a header with claimed horsepower additions? Or do you have a cracked manifold and are looking for a better replacement?

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Is there a better alternative to the stock exhaust manifold?[/QUOTES]

Are you looking for more of a header with claimed horsepower additions? Or do you have a cracked manifold and are looking for a better replacement?
A better replacement, but it could be a step-up also.
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Honestly I don't think that headers are worth the money they get for them as far as adding HP. Mine cracked about 3 years ago and I put one of the 60 dollar Ebay exhaust manifolds on and it's been perfect ever since. No problems what so ever.
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thanks! Do you recall the manufacturer?
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Hell honestly I think it came from China. Just do a search on 4.0 Exhaust Manifold on Ebay and you'll find plenty. You just want to make sure whatever you get has expansion joints off the 1 and 6 tubes. Looks like a slinky on each end.
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I just bought this one,havent installed it yet but its thick shiney stainless with beautiful welds,The same manifold made by Dorman at autozone was $280,looks identical side by side

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Hell honestly I think it came from China. Just do a search on 4.0 Exhaust Manifold on Ebay and you'll find plenty. You just want to make sure whatever you get has expansion joints off the 1 and 6 tubes. Looks like a slinky on each end.
The majority of them on ebay state that it's for a 91-99. Mine is a 2004. Will those fit?
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The majority of them on ebay state that it's for a 91-99. Mine is a 2004. Will those fit?
I am in the same boat Lap49X... I have a 2000 and can't find one of those manifolds to save my life..

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