Re: [MV] M151a2-Proper way to seal exhaust manifold

From: Steve & Jeanne Keith (
Date: Thu Feb 27 2003 - 13:44:47 PST

Buy the complete kit and don't drive it too much as the exhaust
leaking tends to eat the casting on the head!

When you install the gaskets, I usually enlargen the hole in the
manifold that bolts to the side of the block underneath. You will
find this much easier and you will use less 'words'....

Steve AKA Dr Deuce

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gundocmike" <>
To: "Military Vehicles Mailing List" <>
Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2003 4:25 PM
Subject: [MV] M151a2-Proper way to seal exhaust manifold

> Howdy list,
> Here's one for all the experienced Mutt doctors.
> My exhaust manifold is leaking between the exhaust ports on the head and
the exhaust manifold (there
> is black soot there). My manual says to just use graphite grease between
the head & exhaust
> manifold, but I see where you can buy 4 small square looking gaskets
(exhaust manifold gaskets) on
> the internet. Which is correct and does the best job? Also Rapco Parts had
a "leaking exhaust
> manifold kit" for sale for the M151A2 ( saw it in ad in Mil Veh Magazine),
does anyone know what
> this kit includes?
> Thanks,
> Mike
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