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Before cutting it I think you should try a grip-tite product like the sockets or box wrenches. If you weren't using a box wrench before you should always use them for breaking loose stuck bolts because they contact more surfaces.
I had a similar problem removing the exhaust manifold on my Civic. If you're confident you can find replacements for whatever you're going to tear up, just get a Dremel and use it. You'll spend as much on other methods as you would buying a Dremel anyway, so the only question is whether your time is worth more than the parts you'll have to replace after ...
Although not the most effective there are several things you can try on a limited tool budget. If you have access to a propane torch (the type used by DIY plumbers) get a cylinder of MAPP gas. It doesn't make as much heat as an Oxy/Acet torch but is hotter than propane. Heat the manifold in the area of one stud as hot as you can get it, then try to back the ...
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