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Old 06-09-2006, 09:53 PM   #1
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My truck blew an intake manifold gasket this evening. That'* all I need is something else to spend money on.
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now that sounds wierd Chris ... an intake gasket? I dont think i ever had one go bad in a gizzilion cars I've had. Well at least there cheap and easy. Get out the rotozip and port to the gasket shadow on your intakes.......
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Yup. It sucks.
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the gaskets arent too bad to replace.... not that spendy either! have fun
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Well, see, the only part that makes me mad is this motor is only in the truck until I can get the 350 in it. Is an intake gasket inter-changeable between a 305 and a 350?
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For Stock intakes.... all small block Chevy engines have the same intake gasket. From 262-350 cubic inches
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My truck blew an intake manifold gasket this evening. That'* all I need is something else to spend money on.
you and me both have intake gasket problems on the same day my alero started smoking while i was driving it yesterday and sure enough the intake gaskets are blown

gm needs to get their act together about their quality control.
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On old cars these things are bound to happen...not GMs fault this time....
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On old cars these things are bound to happen...not GMs fault this time....
it was/is for mine :P
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On old cars these things are bound to happen...not GMs fault this time....
it was/is for mine :P

Oh yeah yours is only 6 year old. Wonder if its common for the 3.4s?
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