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2.3L exhaust gaskets
« on: May 09, 2014, 07:59:15 AM »
There is a flat two-holed gasket that goes at the front of the catalytic converter, is there a donut shaped gasket at the rear of the converter and at the exhaust manifold?

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Re: 2.3L exhaust gaskets
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2014, 10:46:24 AM »
There is no donut or gasket at the manifold or the outlet of the catalytic converter. They are a direct bolt up. You will want to make sure both surfaces are clean and smooth, and the studs tightened equally.
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Re: 2.3L exhaust gaskets
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2014, 11:19:03 AM »
I should have prefaced that response with; If you have the stock connections.
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Re: 2.3L exhaust gaskets
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2014, 12:45:54 PM »
Thank you for the response.  I'll stop looking for donuts then !!!

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Re: 2.3L exhaust gaskets
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2014, 01:25:03 PM »
You're welcome.
My 74 exhaust has long studs at the manifold connection with springs on each stud. I imagine to help with vibration and torque loads.
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