Exhaust manifold leaking due to warped surface contact. Noisy exhaust. Replacement of exhaust manifold.
loud ticking from the engine... most likely a hole in the manifold. only at idol is when you hear the loud "clapping"
mine is actually an 87, but have had the same problem . .either broke off or vibrating out, set to specs with a touch of lock tight. which probably burned off rite away . .
Exhaust manifold cracked along with the ex. man. studs breaking. Head seems to have been machined unevenly.
exhust manifold cracked broken studs
I've wondered where the ticking sound came from. I only hear it when the engine is cold.
a ticking noise at engine mostly on passenger side