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    exhaust manifold wont go on right

    i got my buddies xlt 1200 he cracked the exhaust manifold and go a new one off ebay. i cant get the new one to fit on right its ether leaning in or out if that makes since.. anybody kno the order the bolts are supposed to be tightened or? my shop manual doesnt say anything about it woundering if any one has had this problem or tips
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    Quote Originally Posted by wakejumper48 View Post
    i got my buddies xlt 1200 he cracked the exhaust manifold and go a new one off ebay. i cant get the new one to fit on right its ether leaning in or out if that makes since.. anybody kno the order the bolts are supposed to be tightened or? my shop manual doesnt say anything about it woundering if any one has had this problem or tips
    thxs
    Guide pins in the correct spot and not hitting?

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    Quote Originally Posted by L Carlson View Post
    Guide pins in the correct spot and not hitting?
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    The pins do all of the aligning. Tighten from the middle and work out toward the ends in a cross pattern.

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    guide pins are in ill try tighten from mid out its just a stedy drip from the middle cylinder no to big but want to do it right..
    thx

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    There has to be a pin still in one cylinder from the old manifold or if left in the cylinder an extra pin on the new manifold. Only thing it could be.

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