Originally Posted by Bretton65
I would also be interested if (and when) the 3.8 upper and lower gaskets and intake were improved by GM. For example I have my eye on a 2002 Impala with the 3.8 and would like to know if it has the problematic gaskets and intake.
It still has the problematic gaskets and intake.
But you know, you can address it before it fails. If you fix that 1 problem, these engines will run forever. The fix is not that big of a deal. $200 - $300 in parts, $600 job if you pay someone.