DIY Porting Exhaust Manifolds?

Answer Porting the exhaust manifold on a car is a great way to optimize the performance of the engine. When most manifolds are manufactured, they are not optimized for performance, since the amount of tim... Read More »

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DIY Automotive Exhaust Porting?

Stock exhaust manifolds come from the factory as cast parts on vehicles, which means they were hot-poured into a casting mold. After the casting process, inspectors check them for bubbles, cracks a... Read More »

How to Torque Exhaust Manifolds?

Using a torque wrench to tighten bolts on exhaust manifolds allows for precise setting of the torque, or tightness of the fastener. Both loose and tight bolts can be dangerous, so you must follow t... Read More »

How to Resurface Exhaust Manifolds?

Exhaust manifolds are bolted up to the outlet side of an engine and, as such, are responsible for evacuating the motor's exhaust gasses. Because they are located in the hot, oily confines of the en... Read More »

How to Paint Exhaust Manifolds?

Exhaust manifolds are easily noticed in the engine bay, since they are usually covered in rust; for this reason, the exhaust manifold on a front-wheel-drive vehicle is one of the first things you s... Read More »