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Old 09-18-2012, 05:12 PM   #1
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Guys I looked up the threads alrdy and want to know if we came up with a consensus on what elbows should b used on the 3800 cuz mine leaking again....I see sum choices to b either fel-pro or gm brand....
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Rock Auto carries the new Dorman metal coolant elbows. Not a lot of history on them, but I think that is what I would use,
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U know if anybody'* using them currently...??
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I looked on rockauto site and ddnt c thm.. just the orings..can u gimme the link...
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get some gm orings though to put on the metal elbows they are better quality
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get some gm orings though to put on the metal elbows they are better quality
Agreed, the AC Delco'* are what I recommend.
ACDELCO Part # 1534066

If you have a LIM Fel-PRO kit, then the o-rings that come in it are also just as good as the AC Delco'*.
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I know this might b a little weird but I couldn't figure out how to order the aluminum elbows...I don't see the option to buy..
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Ok, I found it on Rock Auto.

It'* under Heat & Air Conditioning and is called a Heater Hose Fitting. they have both the plastic and aluminum ones.
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Ok Thanks mouse..... and thanks guys....I'm doing a lot of work to this car to get it in good shape...thanks for helping.
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