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 #378113  by Cypressdelight
 March 8th, 2019, 11:41 am
What a bummer...Thanks for the offer anyhow, hopefully another club member has one or a good lead for me to follow.
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 #378119  by FIREM
 March 8th, 2019, 5:28 pm
Ed, how about a "loaner" I could send you one, just return it at Carlisle......
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 #378121  by LUNAT1C
 March 8th, 2019, 11:16 pm
Specials arrived I believe after the full running change to non-EGR, so anything with a silver Special plenum badge will be NG. 99-early 02 (up to fall 2001 build) will have the EGR ports open while later 02-04 will have them sealed (inserts that formed the holes were removed from the plenum tooling). Typically they'll have a vacuum tube going around the edge of the plenum, indicating compatibility with the EGR system.
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 #378124  by Cypressdelight
 March 9th, 2019, 10:11 am
Bob, thanks for the offer but let me take a rain check for now. I've got some feelers out elsewhere and hopefully one will pan out. I'll get back to you if they don't.
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 #378125  by Katzchen78
 March 9th, 2019, 10:23 am
There are several base M's in the yard where I live. What exactly do you need?
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 #378126  by Cypressdelight
 March 9th, 2019, 10:34 am
I need a plenum in good condition (no cracks/repairs) with the EGR ports open. As Lunatic mentioned in his post a 99-early 02 (up to fall 2001 build) will have the EGR ports open and is exactly what I need.
 #378127  by StealthM
 March 9th, 2019, 1:07 pm
Anyone have pictures of there ports that were omitted after 2000.
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 #378129  by FIREM
 March 9th, 2019, 2:07 pm
The first pic in Patrick’s post, bottom view, left side 2 stubs molded closed are the EGR ports.
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 #378133  by In-trepid
 March 9th, 2019, 3:39 pm
These are not hard to come by in the yards. How much do you want to pay? I'm sure that I can find one when at the yard this week if the weather is nice. Shipping may be a bit expensive as it isn't too heavy, just a bit oversized.
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 #378158  by Sneke_Eyez
 March 11th, 2019, 8:57 am
Ed, I thought I had found you just what you needed on Saturday and even removed it, but the plenum had been cracked.

I haven't been to all of the yards around me to look, but unfortunately LHs are getting more rare in the yards around me, so I haven't found what you need yet.
 #378186  by StealthM
 March 11th, 2019, 9:57 pm
Hey Ed going to try and hit the yard tomorrow. If my mind serves me right I think their might be a couple left. I grabbed one in the fall for StealthM. Pre 2002 with the EGR ports. Will let you know. I think he only charged me 25 bucks.
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 #378192  by In-trepid
 March 12th, 2019, 7:57 am
I was at the yard yesterday and found a couple of 3.2L plenums that would work. I wasn't sure if the 3.2 plenum is 100% compatible, even though I think it is, so I thought that I'd ask here first. It has the tuning valve and EGR ports, just a 3.2 badge. Otherwise, both appeared to be in excellent shape.
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 #378194  by Sneke_Eyez
 March 12th, 2019, 8:02 am
Yes, the 3.2 plenum is exactly the same as the 3.5HO plenum for 1998-2001.
 #378295  by StealthM
 March 18th, 2019, 2:42 pm
Ed are you still looking for a plenum? Was at my yard today and they have a few of them.
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 #378391  by Cypressdelight
 March 24th, 2019, 8:11 pm
Yes, I'm still looking for a plenum.