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Re: cracking manifolds?

To: William Maxwell <>
Subject: Re: cracking manifolds?
From: James Robert Mcdougal <>
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 1995 16:36:12 -0800 (PST)
        It is true, all MGB manifolds will crack, as long as you drop it off 
of a tall enough building. But seriously, I have never heard of this 
problem, know of no reason why it should be true, and belive that any 
mechanic who sees a trend of this might be guilty of over-torquing his 

                                Jim McDougal
 On Fri, 22 Dec 1995, William Maxwell wrote:

> The guy who worked on my 1980 MG stated that ALL MGB manifolds WILL
> enventually crack and that it is only a matter of time.
> I'm curious to know what experience you all have had. Does this statment
> prove true? Is there an expected lifetime for the stock manifolds? Symptoms
> before it goes? etc...
> Thanks much to all that respond.
> William (should I start my manifold account now?) Maxwell

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