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I have a hole in my exhaust manifold

How hard is it to change out an exhaust manifold. Not afraid to handle the job on my own. It is a 2004 Jeep Wrangler Sahara with @40,000 miles.

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A little bit of work is involved here. Don't attempt unless you have quite an assortment of tools. A lot has to come off to complete this repair. You need to be a better than a beginner mechanic to do this.

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