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Old 09-28-2010, 05:16 PM   #1
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Blew a JBA mid pipe gasket need help

Hey everyone, I recently blew one of my gaskets that JBA supplied on my highflow midpipes, due to a bolt coming loose. They are a simple 2 bolt flange type gasket with a 2.5in OD. And to my astonishment I cannot find a decent relplacement. No autozone, kragens, or pepboys seem to have anything of that nature. and my muffler guy can only find 2in OD gaskets. I called JBA and they said im kinda SOL since they come as a set with the pipes and they dont sell the gasket by its self. Anyone know where i can find a set of these type of gaskets? I tried google but i can only fine 3 bolt collector types and the 2in OD 2 bolt types... anyone know a place i order a set?
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Old 09-28-2010, 05:24 PM   #2
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Can you find the gasket material in sheet form and cut your own?
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Old 09-28-2010, 05:30 PM   #3
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ya that was my next option. i know mr gasket makes the material, i guess i just feel more comfortable with a set already made. Its just a surprise i cant find a replacment.
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Old 09-28-2010, 06:05 PM   #4
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I can't believe JBA won't send you a gasket, free or otherwise, just seems like good business!!!!
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Old 09-28-2010, 06:09 PM   #5
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i couldnt believe it myself
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Old 09-28-2010, 06:23 PM   #6
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Summit or jegs is also a safe bet. They stock every gasket known to man, and some made by chuck norris.
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Old 09-28-2010, 07:38 PM   #8
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so this happen because due to bad installation ?
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Probably because a bolt came loose and the gasket burned through.
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Just installed JBA mid pipes and I used black oxide ARP 12 point flange ( 12mm head ) m10-1.50 X 35mm bolts with ARP stainless steel 12 point flange ( 12mm head ) m10-1.50 nuts to secure the JBA mid pipes to the BBK headers. I used modified stock GM metal gaskets ( exhaust manifold to midpipe ) P/N 92202326 with the "wire mesh" removed. Once you see the gasket you'll know what I mean about the "wire mesh" which is easily removed with a pick. Didn't like the stock JBA fasteners or gaskets. The GM metal gasket will last forever and is reusable.
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Probably because a bolt came loose and the gasket burned through.
exactly. as i stated it wasnt a bad install. all was good till a bolt came loose. I went to a shop today that deals with summit and he called his distributer and same luck, they only have 2in OD in that style of gasket. so he recommended I cut one myself which is what i may have to do. kinda odd...then again i ran into the same situation with my supra a few years back when i blew a down pipe gasket, however the company tanabe was able to replace the gasket. Not to knock on JBA at all. I love their product and I stand by it, however it does kinda suck.:(
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Just installed JBA mid pipes and I used black oxide ARP 12 point flange ( 12mm head ) m10-1.50 X 35mm bolts with ARP stainless steel 12 point flange ( 12mm head ) m10-1.50 nuts to secure the JBA mid pipes to the BBK headers. I used modified stock GM metal gaskets ( exhaust manifold to midpipe ) P/N 92202326 with the "wire mesh" removed. Once you see the gasket you'll know what I mean about the "wire mesh" which is easily removed with a pick. Didn't like the stock JBA fasteners or gaskets. The GM metal gasket will last forever and is reusable.
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Interesting, I did take a look at the oem ones and at first glance i didnt think they would work. im gonna have to look again close this time. Thanks for the info sir
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Does it look like this one?


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Old 09-28-2010, 08:39 PM   #14
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