Mike wrapped the new manifold header with exhaust insulating wrap and then wet it to harden it into a cast-like finish. He then attached it to the Subaru engine.
Mike removed the old, rusty manifold header from the Subaru engine and is now ready to replace it with the new one…and he’s very proud of himself!
The new manifold header up pipe exhaust has arrived and will replace the old rusted one that is currently attached to the Subaru engine we already purchased. Mike decided to go with an inexpensive ($150 vs. $700) imported manifold header for now. If it doesn’t perform well, he can always upgrade to the high quality manifold header later.