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post #1 of 6 Old 01-19-2008, 03:44 PM Thread Starter
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What exactly is a firewall and what is its purpose?


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firewall, the one for your truck or your computer?

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the firewall is what seperates the engine compartment from the rest of the vehicle.

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oh alright because when I was getting the exhaust installed the mechanic said something about having to hit the firewall to get the down pipe through there


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It just means there wasn't enough clearance between your exhaust manifold and the wall to your cab so he had to beat the metal in a little to make it fit. No biggie, but a lot of people do it when it's not needed.

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It just means there wasn't enough clearance between your exhaust manifold and the wall to your cab so he had to beat the metal in a little to make it fit. No biggie, but a lot of people do it when it's not needed.
oh alright that makes sense now I see what he was talking about. Thank you


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