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Old 12-10-2014, 12:18 AM
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Originally Posted by gregg3gs View Post
The next two big things:
- alternator bracket gasket (about 900 outside of the dealer), this $7.00 gasket will fail if not over time then by the time you get closer to and pass 80k
- valley pan gasket (parts alone are over 600 but if you choose better parts then 900). This will fail by the time you are kitting about 80 to 90K (you will see coolant dripping from back of transmission, especially when you park up the hill.)

Good luck to you.
Not all engines have alternator bracket gasket and valley pan gasket Some are less cursed than others
OP has a 3.0si which is times better than the V8.
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