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VS 2 Statesman 1997

Jim Charlesworth

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VS2 Statesman V6 Not Supercharged
It was recommended to me that I should change the inlet manifold gaskets every 200,000km as a preventative maintenance procedure. This was to circumvent coolant leaking into the inlet manifold.
My VS 2 Statesman has 380,000km on the clock. It is not leaking and has never been changed.
Does anyone know of or support this recommendation that I have been given?
 

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If it ain't broke than don't fix it :)

If it's not using coolant than I'd leave it alone or until the distributor dies, then I'd do both at the same time.
 

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^^^ Pretty much, if they do end up going it doesn't render the car unusable, like it's not going to leave you stranded or anything, just keep a cursory glance for symptoms.

Had mine go till 280,000 without being changed until I wrote the car off.
 

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..........I'd leave it alone or until the distributor dies, then I'd do both at the same time.
Didn't think that a V6 had a distributor, or are they different over in NZ (LOL).
 

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I thought the OP must have had a V8
 

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Good call, I thought V8 too :oops:
 

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Yeah but you don't see this info on the phone, like you do on the computer.
 

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Damn that's a great excuse (and true to boot). I like it,

Yeah, me too .....
 

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Wouldn't know how it looks on a phone.
 
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