Re: refit inlet manifold
There should be two long studs that bolt into the block that align the lower intake manifold when installing. I remember mine being a one piece gasket, but it's been so long since I've had to change a 2.9L lower intake gasket, my memory is real murky on that - about 7 or 8 years ago. But from what I remember, mine had rubber pieces on the ends of the gasket for sealing up the ends of the intake to the block. Yes, you'll need to seal around the intake ports and water jackets, or they will leak.
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