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Old 11-27-2012, 11:07 AM
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Is there a cheaper alternative than paying $6.00 a piece for the seals that go under the coolant crossover and rear coolant block off plates. Thats really ridiculous that GM would charge that much for something you can barely see with the naked eye. Does dorman have a cross reference or anything? I have the later style not the gasket type
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:34 AM
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dorman does sell those gaskets.......or you can get the LS6 style crossovers which have a built in O ring
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Yeah i have the LS6 style crossover. Witht the two block offs on the back. They are the oring type. Can you use dorman gaskets on these or no?
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I have the LS1 style and used these off the shelf at Oreillys

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Ok cool thanks man
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Yep, and available at most auto parts stores.
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Didn't know that...I spent the $6 each for them during my head/cam swap and was pretty pissed about it.
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****!! Me too!
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the LS6 style does NOT use gaskets
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Yea I also payed 6 each
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Originally Posted by sjsingle1 View Post
the LS6 style does NOT use gaskets
+1. Back when I ordered my parts the guy I spoke to said gaskets aren't needed for the LS6 crossover and block-offs. I didn't put any on and have had no issues for the past few years.
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Mine had em....
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i think the OLD style LS6 had gaskets........newer has O rings
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