Go Back   Infamous Nissan - Hardbody / Frontier Forums > Tech Area > Performance and Drifting

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-06-2017, 07:18 PM   #1
Green-meanie187
The Rakkasan
 
Green-meanie187's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Florida
Posts: 272
Vehicle: 96 Nissan XE 2.4
Thanks: 2
Thanked 22 Times in 18 Posts
Default Exhaust leaks

So last week I was listening to the rumble of that 4 banger while I was driving home from wasting time in the middle of the night, slammed on the throttle and I couldn't help but notice it sounds like air pissing from under the cab of my truck.

Well yesterday while at work, lift my truck with it running and I could hear a slight leak coming from the manifold. I pulled the heat shield and sure enough, 2 fasteners were missing off the manifold on the 2 rear exhaust ports. Definitely explains the extra fuel consumption.

So before I guy buying a whole bunch of crap, I can get the exhaust manifold gaskets here in town, but what about the manifold hardware. Is the thread pitch roughly the same? And the nut for the EGR tube, if I'm not mistaken that's a 30MIL right?

I plan on doing this next Saturday at work since my boss will be off, and well my condenser comes in Tuesday also. So I'm going to do all the work I can Saturday, while on the clock ... it's nice to get paid to work on your own vehicle and your boss doesn't care.
__________________
" I am the punishment of God. If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you" -Gengis Khan
Green-meanie187 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2017, 07:43 PM   #2
Deerhurst
4/86 SE-V6 2 tone 4x4 HB
 
Deerhurst's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Oregon
Posts: 4,244
Vehicle: 1986.5 Hardbody
Thanks: 584
Thanked 372 Times in 350 Posts
Default

I'm not sure on the 4cyl but it is likely a m8x1.0.

As for gaskets, I highly recommend remflex. Been using them in my rig with excellent results.
__________________
1986.5 SE-V6 4X4 D21 Hardbody
Pacesetter Long Tube Headers
Morimoto Mini D2S HID Projectors and Hella 500s
Deerhurst is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 07:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.