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Manifold Gasket

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by lukerz, Aug 11, 2001.

  1. lukerz

    lukerz 1/2 ton status

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    How are the manifold gaskets installed? with the shiny side toward the head or away????
    Thanks
    Lukers

    83 K10 from 76 K5 & 83 C10
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    anyone ????

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  4. BobK

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    I'm pretty sure it's shiney side out(toward exhaust manifold).

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    My 87 350 has no exhaust manifold gaskets. just a machine fit.
    Ben 87 Jimmy
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    I've been told the same by my buddy who's a professional wrench head.He said take the manifolds to a machine shop and get them to machine the manifold mateing surface so it's true and you won't need gaskets.

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    I have a feeling that the reason why my passenger side manifold broke clean in half is because of the lack of a Manifold Gasket. I have an 87 too.
     

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