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Old 09-09-2019, 10:58 AM
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Rear Exhaust Manifold Stud

While under the hood of my recently purchased 97 TJ 2.5, I discovered two missing bolts or studs in the exhaust manifold. Numbers 4 and 6 are missing. I tried to take a picture but can not tell if these broke off or are just not there any longer. How can I determine if they are broke off without having to dissemble a large number of things? I was able to stick my pinky finger in hole #6 a decent amount and same with #4.

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Off the top of my head, try threading new bolts in....

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Take a small screwdriver and stick in the hole to find out, and if I remember correctly #6 is a threaded stud that a bolt attaches too. Hope its not broken but have read its common to snap off.

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https://www.amazon.com/Dorman-03408B.../dp/B0089T07P2
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