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Old 02-13-2005, 03:27 AM   #1
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Mine are leaking oil.
That means i gotta take my engine apart agian.
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FelPro or AC Delco, hoss. AZ has Felpro.
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Definitely, i hope i can wait till the summer to change them. looks like i'll be adding oil in between oil changes.

I'll probably be doing the headers at the same time and possibly getting si stainless exhaust valves. (i only had enought 4 for the intake valves last time)
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BTW, Don and I suspect that FelPro makes the Delco stuff. Just like NGK makes the plugs and O2'*.
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BTW, Don and I suspect that FelPro makes the Delco stuff. Just like NGK makes the plugs and O2'*.
I think I can back that up. I utilize the local AC Delco supplier a lot and for when I've needed gaskets he'* always given me Felpro.
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I thought you guys said the FelPro'* head gaskets are prone to leaking? That'* why I am paying an arm and a leg for the GM ****..


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FelPro is the same price as OEM gaskets if you use www.gmpartsdirect.com, and I don't recall ever saying they leak.....unless it was with regards to the LOWER lower intake seals, and yes, FelPro'* used to leak there, but so did OEM before they were redesigned, probably by felpro.

That particular area (the gasket that goes between the block ends and LIM) is a non-pressure leak, but slightly annoying.

No probs now.
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So, I could get the Fel-Pro overhaul gasket set and have the same performance as the GM stuff?


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We suspect. Don't buy it yet. I just ordered a set (mine'* torn down too), and I'll compare them to my OEM'ers.
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How long until you have some answers. I don't mean to be rude, but I am really starting to push to get all my parts here, and get the engine back together; and of course the Overhaul Gasket set is the first step to that.


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