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Old 04-10-2014, 06:55 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by TNTUBA View Post
***Diagnoses cracked header via text message without ever seeing or hearing the car....even give the location of the crack...........same guy tells owner to check his motor mounts because they not only are the cause of the header hitting the frame.....The bad mounts were the root cause of the cracked header****** owner decides to take a hammer and floor jack to the header instead........#facepalm

Bigass pry-bar, no hammer!

For reference I know tntuba and he did diagnose the issue via text. So don't freak out on us here.

Not sure how close the header was before hand, but it never made contact with the subframe before. However, the crack only "showed up" about 2-3 weeks ago and I had it rewelded last week. The cracks were actually making ticking/tapping noises while under load, very similar to a NA's HLAs tick or bad shim clearances. So I'm actually rather happy it was just some annoying cracks in the header.
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