I have done the intake manifold gasket last year using Ian procedure. It was
exactly that except that I removed the EGR valve for more clearance. You can
find the procedure by searching for:
"Ian intake question for you alt.autos.gm" in google groups.
If your sparg plugs are close from reaching their expected lifetime it's a
nice opportunity to replace them. Same thing for the thermostat. Plan almost
a day of work and make sure you have all the required parts (valve cover
gaskets, EGR gasket, heather pipe O ring, threadlocker for bolts, etc...).
Not a hard job but a time consuming job. I personally used a digital camera
and take picture of every steps.
Note: A special big Thank you! to Ian for writing the procedure. It was a
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