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Old 02-28-2014, 11:23 AM   #1
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Have a lower intake leak on my 2003 Bonneville SSEi. What parts do I need to do this myself? Dealer wants $750. I'm guessing supercharger gasket w/coolant o-rings, coolant elbows, and LIM gaskets. Anything else? Doing a search some have mentioned a throttle body gasket as well. Is that needed?
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the gaskets are cheap and a good idea to replace while you have it apart. you want to look for the felpro aluminum frame gaskets, they dont go bad and blow out like the plastic ones
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TB gasket not needed UNLESS you remove the TB from the supercharger. Which you don't have to do. But, considering the age of the car, I suggest removing the TB and spraying the snot out of it with CARB cleaner. Gaskets just a couple bucks anyway.

But yea, your shopping list looks about right except for a gallon of coolant, and your fav oil change kit. Gotta do it, you probably have coolant in the oil.
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