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Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic

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More like a complete service kit than a single part. Dorman’s Intake Manifold includes all the essential components for a full repair. Since this part is a direct replacement, the exact fit adds another layer of efficiency and convenience.

Product Features:
  • Re-engineered by Dorman with heat-resistant molding to reduce both warping and coolant leaks (where applicable)
  • Some manifolds feature a reinforced aluminum coolant crossover to eliminate corrosion and vibration (where applicable)
  • Reinforced EGR and coolant passage walls for increased manifold durability (where applicable)
  • Torque specifications & bolt tightening sequence are provided for easier installation (where applicable)
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Color:Black
Engine:4.6
Gaskets Included:Yes
Material:Plastic

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Dorman - OE SolutionsPlastic
 
4.3

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (9)
  • Durable (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday driving (7)
    • Replacement (6)
    • Performance driving (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (6), Casual driver (6), Mechanic (3)

    Reviewed by 12 customers

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Easy enough for a 1st timer

    By Patriotone

    from Spring Hill Florida

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer
    Level 2

    Pros

    • Easy 1 To 1 Install

    Cons

    • Patience Is Required

    Best Uses

    • Occasional Driver

    Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

    I checked the installation suggestions online first. I set up the new unit nearby and as I removed screws and bolts, I placed them in the new, staged unit so I got it back together correctly.
    The original alternator bracket fit perfectly, although the instructions said that it wouldn't.
    Of course, IF the instructions were not folded and under the flap in the box, I would have seen them BEFORE I had the installation finished. I left the gaskets in place and the instruction sheet says that they are not required in the new installation. The car runs fine but this was another thing that may have been helpful BEFORE I had the thing completely installed.Tear-down 1 h, 45 min., completed installation 1 1/2 hours more.

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    5.0

    EXCELLENT DESIGN

    By Eddie

    from Tampa, FL

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

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    Level 4

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Improves Engine Efficiency
    • Increases Power

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Performance Driving
      • Racing

      Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

      This intake has a better design than the OEM from Ford!

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      (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      INTAKE MANIFOLD

      By svbgr

      from saginaw, mi

      About Me Casual Driver

      Verified Buyer
      Helpful Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Install

      Cons

      • No Improvement In Performance

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Replacement

      Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

      A great upgraded replacement, has the metal crossover for coolant. So far it seems to perform well, with no noticeable difference in performance or gas mileage. Had a couple flaws that were easy to remedy, trimming the extra plastic away from the molding process. Overall seems to fit and work very well.

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      (11 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Quality Product

      By ACN

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Good Seal Design

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving
        • Replacement

        Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

        Install new spark plugs before torquing manifold. Manifold covers the spark plug access ports just a little too much on the passenger side. Other than that, overall fit is good.

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        (8 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Excellent Fit & Quality - Fixed the leak

        By Scroat Bag Garage - Classics & Customs

        from Kansas City, MO

        About Me Auto Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        Level 2

        Pros

        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Performance Driving
          • Replacement
          • Restoration

          Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

          Factory intake on the 2007 Crown Victoria was leaking from bottom of thermostat housing. Suspected cracked composite OE intake. While it's off replace it with the Dorman piece. Still a plastic but will outlast my ownership of the car and it has a limited lifetime warranty. Replacement o-rings are available and the fit and quality is great! BONUS: used an Advance Autoparts promo code and got $49 off and a $25 gift card! Service at the store was great. You can get this intake at other places but price, service and piece of mind knowing you got a great deal are bliss!

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          (10 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good Product

          By AAP

          from Graham, NC

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Backyard Mechanic, Casual Driver

          Verified Buyer
          Level 2

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Good fit

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

              This item appears to be an improvement over the original in that the front of the intake is aluminum and not plastic like the original. The fit is good and less bulky than the original. The only down side to this replacement is the new alternator bracket which doesn't have bolts for the engine cover or a bolt for the cruise control cable support. I was able to drill a hole in the new bracket and take the bolt from the original bracket in order to support the cruise control cable. Other than that it's a good replacement.

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              (8 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Very nice

              By Gary

              from Dayton Ohio

              About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

              Verified Buyer
              Level 2

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Install
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving
                • Performance Driving
                • Replacement

                Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

                Pretty easy intallation good quality

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                (10 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great but not perfect!

                By Ron the Mechanic

                from Dunedin, Fl

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                Verified Buyer
                Level 2

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Install
                • Improves Engine Efficiency

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Replacement

                  Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

                  The updated alt. bracket does not include the studs to hold down the front of the engine cover.
                  Had to use zip ties instead of the original mounting nuts. Otherwise a I would have given 5 stars

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                  (8 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Good replacement

                  By Red

                  from Midwest

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                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 4

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Driving

                    Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

                    Had to return the first one because it was not built correctly. Bolt was loose and intake was worpted.
                    The second one was perfect.

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                    (8 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    easy install

                    By RMM

                    from GA.

                    About Me Casual Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    Helpful Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Install

                    Cons

                    • No Improvement In Performance

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Driving
                    • Replacement

                    Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

                    easy to install with the gaskets already in place

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                    • Q:

                      do I use my old gasket set along with the new gaskets already integrated into this new intake
                      the gaskets are different
                      I have a 2001 ford mustang gt v8 4.6
                      Asked on 4/8/2014 by jjt from wilmigton CA

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Hi Jjt, glad to assist you! It is always recommended to change new gaskets when replacing any parts on your vehicle.

                        Answered on 4/9/2014 by Steve from AAP
                    • Q:

                      The 2005 Crown Victoria 4.6 vin w I have has a heated pvc that uses 12 volts there is no coolant passage to the pcv valve will this intake work on this car?
                      Asked on 1/27/2014 by jimmy from lees summit mo

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Hi Jimmy, this intake manifold is not an ideal part for your 2005 Ford Crown Victoria with heated PCV valve. Right now I am unable to locate an exact plastic intake manifold for your vehicle online. However, if you could please visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you.

                        Answered on 1/28/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                    • Q:

                      why Does it Not Work With Heated PCV Vehicles
                      Asked on 11/18/2013 by Rich from Union, ky

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        Great question Rich. The intake manifold was not designed to allow for the coolant passage that was used with the heated PCV valve type vehicles.

                        Answered on 11/18/2013 by Heath from AAP
                    • Q:

                      what is the difference from the dorman intake shown with the heated pcv vehicles?
                      Asked on 11/18/2013 by Rich from union, ky

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        Good question Rich, this Dorman intake manifold was not designed to allow for the coolant passage that was used with the heated PCV valve type vehicles.

                        Answered on 11/18/2013 by Max from AAP
                    • Q:

                      do you have a intake manifold for a 2x4 barrow carbarader set up for a 4.6 leder moter and how much would it cost thank you
                      Asked on 11/17/2011 by hacksaw from gallatian tennessee

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        We greatly appreciate your taking time to submit a review. Please call us at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and we would be more than happy to assist you.

                        Answered on 11/18/2011 by Vincent from AAP
                    • Q:

                      HOW ITS THAT? THE GASKET ITS INTEGRATED ON THE INTAKE? I GOT A NEW GASKET THAT I BOUGHT FOR THE SAME INTAKE THAT GOT INSTALED ON MY CAR. AND I FIND THAT MY INTAKE ITS BROKEN TOO. SO I SHOULD USE ONLY THE GASKET INSTALED ON THE NEW INTAKE OR I CAN USE BOTH?I JUST WANT TO BE SURE AND DONT NEED TO REPLACE THIS THING ANY TIME SOON. HECTOR .
                      Asked on 10/21/2011 by HECTOR from PUERTO RICO

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        This kit Includes thermostat, alternator brackets and integrated gaskets. NOTE: Does not work with heated PCV vehicles.
                        The required information has been sent to your mail address.

                        Answered on 10/24/2011 by Aaron from AAP
                    • Q:

                      what do you mean the gasket is integrated into the intake? will i need gaskets with this?
                      i recently got this for my 2000 mustang gt. 4.6l v8. my mechanic put it on and its leaking from the passenger side now on the front rather than before i put it on, the old intake was leaking from the driver side on the back bolt. please help???
                      Asked on 8/16/2011 by nick from Summerville, GA.

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        It includes the thermostat, universal alternator bracket, gaskets and O-rings.

                        Answered on 8/17/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                    • Q:

                      2002 mustang GT SOHV 4.6
                      Does the manifold include the manifold gasket necessary between the manifold and cylinder head blocks?
                      Asked on 12/29/2010 by mustang BC from St. Petersburg, Fl

                      2 answers

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                        A:

                        Includes thermostat, alternator brackets and all gaskets (gaskets are integrated into manifold) and O-rings needed for installation.

                        Answered on 12/30/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
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                        A:

                        ncludes thermostat, alternator brackets and all gaskets (gaskets are integrated into manifold) and O-rings needed for installation.

                        Answered on 12/30/2010 by Ron the Auto Parts Rebel from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Is there a gasket to repair a coolant leak between the aluninum coolant crossover manifold and the intake manifold? Leak is directly below the thermostat cavity.
                      Asked on 10/10/2010 by Anonymous from Greenwood, SC

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        For further assistance, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle.

                        Answered on 10/12/2010 by Mike the master of auto parts from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Will this intake fit a 2001 Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor with a 4.6L engine. Engine code "W"? I believe the injectors may be a bit bigger in the Interceptor's engine to allow for more fuel, also i believe the "runners" may be a bit bigger to allow for more air in the Police engine.
                      Asked on 7/6/2010 by Anonymous

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        it should work with your vehicle.

                        Answered on 7/8/2010 by Mike from AAP
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