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bandit1:
I'm replacing the exhaust system. I have some questions regarding the exhaust manifold installation.

Between the manifold (new) and head surface, should I use a new gasket or should I use something like Ultra Copper Maximum Temperature RTV Silicone Gasket Maker? I've heard some people say to use the gasket, and some say to use the RTV.

Also, what about:
Manifold bolts (new): threadlocker (red,blue)? OR antisieze? OR nothing?
What should I use to clean the threads that the bolts go into?

Manifold studs (new): threadlocker (red,blue)? OR antisieze? OR nothing?

66GTKFB:
The intake manifold requires a gasket and if an exhaust manifold gasket came with your rebuild kit, I would use it, others would not - eh. I would not use any RTV or hi-temp liquid gasket maker stuff on the exhaust manifold.
If you want new bolts, try AMP Products http://www.amkproducts.com/ for all kinds of hardware. The manifold kit has 22 items, p/n F-554, $18.00. I don't know what the 22 items are. There is a $30 minimum order.
Run a 3/8-16 tap into the hole to clean them up although it's not necessary unless the holes sat exposed to the weather or if there was a lot of crud when you took the old ones out. A high temp anti-sieze compound is OK, but not necessary. Don't bother with Locktite on anything other than studs and then use the red.
Jim

bandit1:
Ok. Thanks for the info. Here's some photos...

http://members.cox.net/steel3rivers/DSCN2385.JPG
http://members.cox.net/steel3rivers/DSCN2382.JPG
http://members.cox.net/steel3rivers/DSCN2387.JPG

Soaring:
Those bolt holes look just fine.  You may want to spray a little silicon spray in there, but otherwise don't bother.  I would definitely use a gasket and get new bolts.  Torque them to specs and not over tighten them. 

bandit1:
Ok. Thanks.

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