|07-03-2012, 08:42 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Whittier, CA
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
KA24DE Intake Manifold and Gasket.
So I took off the intake Manifold to replace the cracked gaskets that it had and I'm in the process of putting it back together again. I just have a couple of questions.
|07-03-2012, 09:21 PM||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2006
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
No sealant is needed just the paper gaskets you used to replace. Make sure to scrape off all the old gasket material so you have a nice flush mounting surface on either side.
As for the bolts/nuts. Should just go back where they came from... They're be two studs coming out of the head for the upper intake on either side. Then they used longer bolts either side of center on the top, all others holding the upper intake on will be the same size.
As for the lower, I believe it's two studs with nuts and washers the other 3? are shorter bolts.
Hopefully this helps. You should look into getting the factory service manual on pdf, it's a free download.
|07-03-2012, 09:24 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2008
Trader Rating: (36)
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i replaced the studs that came off the head..so if i ever have to service the coolant lines i no longer need to take the complete intake manifold off..
|01-07-2013, 12:26 PM||#5|
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Buena Park, California
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How long did it take you to pull off the intake manifold? On a difficulty rating of 1-10, what would you rate the job? I have a coolant drip that runs thru it, so ill fix that, replace the gaskets, and spray the Intake Mani.
RIP Diamond91 240sx
|01-07-2013, 01:31 PM||#7|
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: chula vista,ca
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I used some Indian Head shellac around the water jacket part of the intake gasket when I redid mine. Worked great on that plain paper gasket!
|01-08-2013, 11:55 AM||#8|
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Alachua, FL
Trader Rating: (32)
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removing the intake manifold is like a 4-5 out of 10, not that complicated. Good time to service the pcv hoses as they tend to split/leak.
|01-08-2013, 02:31 PM||#9|
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Los Angeles
Trader Rating: (5)
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Removing the top portion can be a pain the first time. I pulled out the 2 studs on the bottom portion that keep the upper part from sliding right out by itself.
Replace every hose on there as they get cracked and what not, replace/rewire the knock sensor while you are there too, plug/remove any emissions, consider changing the PCV valve.
Add some RTV to the gasket on the portion that seals the water port for added security against coolant getting into the engine, and that's it. Pretty basic stuff but it's a PITA without moving the upper part to do.
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