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Old 11-06-2005, 06:48 PM   #1
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Default Best brand of intake gaskets?

I`m installing a Dorman manifold on a 2001 Pontiac and was wondering what your recommendations are for upper and lower gaskets. Stock? Fel Pro? Victor? Something else? Also, Anything else I should change while I`m in there?
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do you really notice a difference with a new manifold???
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do you really notice a difference with a new manifold???
yeah...it stops the coolant from leaking into the engine.

I am replacing almost ALL my gaskets with FelPro during thanksgiving break.

also, my dorman upper can with the upper gaskets and throttle body gaskets. FelPro for your lowers will work just fine.
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k....
are these the kits you guys are usin??


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Lower gaskets: looks correct to me.
the upper gaskets should come with the dorman intake.
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Lower gaskets: looks correct to me.
the upper gaskets should come with the dorman intake.
yes you are correct.... noticed that pro-posting on JCwhitney'* site.


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if i replace the upper...should i just do the lower also!??!?! would it be pointless to do the upper and not the lower? where can I get that at?!?!?! thanks guys!!!!!!!
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yes do the lower. the hardest part is getting all the wires and crap out of the way.

the lower is another few bolts, and they are known to go bad. Do it while its easy.
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yes do the lower. the hardest part is getting all the wires and crap out of the way.

the lower is another few bolts, and they are known to go bad. Do it while its easy.
ok im going to be more of a pain, where can i get a lower???
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yes do the lower. the hardest part is getting all the wires and crap out of the way.

the lower is another few bolts, and they are known to go bad. Do it while its easy.
ok im going to be more of a pain, where can i get a lower???
you dont need the actual manifold. its metal. You just need to replace the gaskets under it. they deteriorate at leak.
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yes do the lower. the hardest part is getting all the wires and crap out of the way.

the lower is another few bolts, and they are known to go bad. Do it while its easy.
ok im going to be more of a pain, where can i get a lower???
you dont need the actual manifold. its metal. You just need to replace the gaskets under it. they deteriorate at leak.
OHHHHHHHHHHHHH see I dont know much about engines just the basic.....

alright....so a gasket from Fedpro for the lower will be good???? thanks Corvette for the help
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