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2002 Kia Spectra - Cracked Manifold/Exhaust

Are there any GOOD cold weld putties out there? The two I tried so far only work for a day or two and then it's back to the loudness again! The pipe is cracked just above the flange, right off the manifold.

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  • steve421 Apr 24, 2010

    the pipe that cracked is just above the piece the picture shows. It's all one piece from the engine to the first flange. I could take it out and have it welded, just worried about being able to line it up just right.

  • steve421 Apr 24, 2010

    oh, and nilnilnil10, suck it, smart ass!

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Havent seen one yet that works, they last a day or two then exhaust leak is back, how about cutting off the flange and welding in a small piece that has a flange on it, or try to have the pipe welde at a muffler shop.

Posted on Apr 23, 2010

Testimonial: "thank you for your help, however the crack is just ABOVE the flange that goes above the piece your picture shows. "

  • Johnny    Brown
    Johnny Brown Apr 23, 2010

    how about just replacing it, its a small flex pipe, its about $80.00.

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