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Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic

Part No. 615-179 Warranty  

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Our 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:3.8
Gaskets Included:Yes
Material:Plastic

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Dorman - OE SolutionsPlastic
 
4.2

(based on 5 reviews)

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2.0

Revised product NOT revised, Mfg. hyped.

By Jr

from detroit, mi

About Me Mechanic

Verified Buyer
Level 1

Pros

    Cons

    • Not Redesigned As Claimed

    Best Uses

      Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

      This kit lacked fuel injector nozzle "O" rings, and thermostat housing gasket.

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      5.0

      Great upper intake

      By Plemmons

      from Radford, VA

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer
      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Complete
      • Easy To Install
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving
        • Replacement
        • Restoration

        Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

        This upper intake kit from dorman is an excellent OEM replacement for an L series GM 3.8L 231 V6. The Pontiacs, Buicks, Chevrolets, etc with this engine are well known to have bulletproof power trains with the exception of a couple things, the intake manifold being one of them. After installing lower intake gaskets and this upper intake kit from dorman, my 93 pontiac bonneville hasn't leaked coolant, hydro-locked, or had an intake leak at all... FINALLY. I highly recommend this kit, it includes all gaskets and hardware with the exception of the PCV valve spring, make sure you save that. It's usually reusable.

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        (4 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Not quite a exact fit, but worked,

        By Peyton

        from Lynchburg Va

        Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

        On my 1994 Bonneville SE, the manifold bosses on Cylinders 2,3 5 interfered with the stock injectors.
        After some struggle, filed them a little, and everything worked fine.
        Also Please Note! you must install the supplied PCV valve into the manifold with your old spring.
        otherwise the engine idles at 2000 rpm!
        Now I am very happy.

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        (5 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Sounds like it is just what was needed,

        By Hoss

        from Bovey Mn.

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

        • Durable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

          Hasn!t been installed yet. It was shipped to my brothers home in Mesa AZ. It will be put on when
          I am able to down there. My brother said that it
          was a good replacement for the one that is on the car now, being it has everything needed for the
          installation process, All gaskets are inclosed,
          He said it looks like fairly easy installation
          Thank You

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          (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          The part was exactly what I expected.

          By Art

          from Marysville, OHIO

          Verified Buyer
          Helpful Reviewer

          Pros

          • Accessories included
          • Durable
          • Easy To Install
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic:

              It came with a new pcv valve and cap, along with vacume hose tree. I was pleasantly surprised. It was a breeze to install.

              • Car & Truck:
              • Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

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              4 Questions | 4 Answers
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              • Q:

                does this item come with the fuel injector o rings?
                Asked on 3/2/2014 by dick

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Hi Dick, glad to assist you! This part does not include the fuel injector o-rings.

                  Answered on 3/4/2014 by Steve from AAP
              • Q:

                Does it come with the seals?
                Asked on 4/1/2013 by 40mm

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  The Dorman - OE Solutions Plastic (Part No. 615-179) include gaskets. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                  Answered on 4/2/2013 by Steve from AAP
              • Q:

                Does the vaccum insert push straight into the manifold or is it twisted and then pushed?
                Asked on 12/16/2010 by Lewis from Stantonsburg, NC

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts.

                  Answered on 12/17/2010 by Anonymous
              • Q:

                What connects to the side of the intake manifold, shown in the picture, to the left in the picture.
                Asked on 11/10/2010 by Anonymous

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Are you talking about where the two studs are poking out.

                  Answered on 11/10/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
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