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    Exhaust mainfold stud repair - Luton/Bedfordshire

    I have been advised that one of my turbo's exhaust manifold studs has gone. Anyone recommend someone in Luton (or anywhere nearby) that can repair it and how much roughly am I looking at?

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    mine aswell makes a right noise when cold is your the same ??? mine it snapped inside the cylinder head so needs drilling out

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    Yeah its the same mate
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    Well, all done for £340. 3 hours labour, seperate engineer charged £40 for each of the 2 bolts that needed to be drilled out, 2 helicoils, gaskets, all bolts replaced with the new sort
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    thats not bad really , i charge 30 a stud to drill them out and helicoil

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