Which LIM gaskets should I buy? - Page 2 - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-22-2007, 11:44 PM   #11
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Purgatory
Posts: 0
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
harofreak00 is on a distinguished road
Default

that looks to be just the upper manifold gasket...

harofreak00 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2007, 02:30 AM   #12
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Ames, Iowa
Posts: 3,066
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
bill buttermore is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Andx0r
Does the fel-pro version of the 97 and up gasket set have the preferable aluminum frames?
No, Fel Pro does not yet market an aluminum frame LIM gasket for the 3800. By the way, it is not uncommon for the parts counter clerks at the GM dealer to tell you the aluminum frame gaskets are not specified for your '95. Their computer will show the older plastic frame gaskets. This is (in part) because of a small difference in the soft side rail seals. The aluminum gasket set is designed for newer blocks with locating pins that hold the side rails in place. Your '95 won't have these. But the side rails will still fit on your '95 just fine and seal perfectly. We have had no problems with fit and seal on these gaskets and recommend them for L36 between '95 and '03. To get some background on this, including a discussion with photos of the different LIM gaskets, please read this: http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...e=article&k=38

Our experience here on Bonneville Club has been that the plastic frame gaskets can fail within a few years or less than 40,000 miles, and that the deterioration is accelerated by Dex coolant.
bill buttermore is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2002 Cavalier 2.2L OHV vs 2001 Grand Am 2.4L DOHC, Which should I Buy? GMOHVMotorsRock General GM Chat 3 12-29-2012 12:37 PM
Which non-OEM gaskets on the L67 should I avoid? eazhar 1992-1999 7 05-11-2012 08:01 PM
How often should LIM gaskets be done? Did I mess UP? Le Sabre guy 1992-1999 4 07-10-2009 10:18 PM
Why you should change your LIM Gaskets! Razr89a General GM Chat 10 03-08-2009 03:49 PM
Which amp should i Buy? Djomla Audio (and aftermarket electronics) 5 05-31-2003 01:14 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:26 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.