How to Tighten Header Bolts?

Answer Custom exhausts are popular additions to a car, and headers are the first thing to get installed. Over time, header bolts can loosen, and you have to tighten them. Getting at header bolts isn't eas... Read More »

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How to Keep Header Bolts Tight?

Headers are inherently warped by a certain amount where they are welded to the separator flange, causing uneven seating against the head. To correct this problem, special thick, soft header gaskets... Read More »

How to Remove Stuck Header Bolts?

Because exhaust manifolds and headers are made of iron, they are particularly susceptible to rust. Rust by itself usually doesn't present a problem for exhaust components. However, removing rusted ... Read More »

How to Tighten Metric Torque Bolts?

Metric bolts need to be tightened on automobiles using a torque wrench. A "metric torque bolt" refers to a bolt on an automobile that requires this type of tightening. A special wrench, called a to... Read More »

How to Tighten U-Bolts on Leaf Spring?

Leaf springs provide your vehicle with cushion against potholes and other large bumps. Properly installing leaf springs ensures the safety of your vehicle. U-bolts slide over the leaf springs and i... Read More »