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Taking off the manifold in my driveway.

Thanks for the advise on torching the plugs and re-tapping.
I may do it that way but since I dont have access to a torch, I may take it in to a shop, but I was wondering how much work it would be for me to take off the manifold and take it in to a local welding place. I am sure I can re-tap it and put in new bolts myself.
Since I am trying to do this the cheapest way possible:
How many bolts would I have to take off and how long would it take?
Can I do it myself? (I am definitely not a mechanic)

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    I have a 95 chevy pu 2500 5.7. I replaced the exhaust manifold, driver side. I removed the power steering pump pully and now I am having problems getting a new one on. What is the trick? The pump braket has to be mounted first followed by the pump. The pully has to be installed when the pump already installed.




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On a 1995 sierra, taking of manifold, exhaust I assume. If it's on the passanger side you might be able to do it. It all depends if there will be any brackets in your way. If so, you should take it in. If you do decide to do it yourslef you'll have to take off 3 lead down pipe bolts, and 6 exhaust bolts if no brackets. Where as the drivers side, take it in. You'll have to remove power steering pump, ac, brackets, and like the power steering pump takes a special tool to remove pully to get to bolts.

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