Originally Posted by GearJamminHero
Could you just use some small dowels in the corner holes to hold it in place while you set the manifold on? Just pull them out after setting the manifold on and putting in a few of the fasteners. Least that is how I do it. No possibility of RTV getting sucked into your engine that way.
When the intake bolts go through the intake into the head at an angle, you cannot install dowels...there is no way to set the intake over them. If the bolts were to install vertical...then it would be possible.