Found my exhaust leak

Since I did the valve adjustment the car has sounded like it has an exhaust leak. I thought it was the manifold gasket. But I was only 1/2 right. After driving the car for a while I spotted this:

Besides the visible exhaust leak there is also a pretty good oil leak on the engine pan. I think that is coming from that fitting on the oil pump. I lifted the car, re-seated the exhaust flange, and tightened it back down. That made the problem much better. I also snugged up the oil lines, I will have to check later to see if that has improved. Baby steps!

Troubleshooting a turn signal indicator

Back when I did the new wiring harness I said that everything was working perfectly. It turns out that was not correct. I did not realize at the time that the new turn signal switch had a light in the handle that is supposed to blink when the signals are on. When I discovered this, I found the light was on dimly when the turn signals are off. The light blinked (dimly) when the turn signals were on. My first thought was a bad ground, so I tested that and it was fine. So today I decided to try and figure out what is going on here.

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