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Old 06-01-2011, 07:14 PM   #1
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Default Aluminum Framed Sealing Problems?

I am replacing my lower intake gaskets with the aluminum ones and I was wondering if I will have problems with them sealing to the intake manifold

(see pictures below). Comments, suggestions.

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As lon gas you follow the proper pattern and torque you will be fine. There is a write up in techinfo about doing a LIM gaset change.

Edit: Here it is. https://www.gmforum.com/mechanical-134/changing-lim-gasket-278911/
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The aluminum is relatively soft, and if you torque correctly (as Dan indicated) it will conform to the peaks and vallies and will seal just fine.
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