I own an '04 GTP. A trusted mechanic friend told me that there should be a decal inside the panel door to the gas tank that indicates the car requires premium gas. Mine does not have this. I've continued to use premium gas anyway but with the astronomical cost of fuel I think I'm about to see if he's right.
Yes, you must use premium fuel due to the higher compression of the engine from having a supercharger. A decal on the panel door of the gas tank could have been taken off or fallen off. Do not rely on this. Your owner's manuel will tell you to use premium (91 octane or higher) in your vehicle. If you think the price of gas is too high in order to do so, you should not own this type of car.
While the above is good advice (not to trust the sticker on the fuel door) it is not 100% correct. I own a 2004 GTP Comp G and the 2004 model and above does not REQUIRE premium fuel, it says so right in the owners manual. If you use 87 oct fuel and you hear eninge knock I would switch to higher oct fuel. This is not true for 97-03 GTP's they require premium fel.
I put 89 in my 04 the other day because that's all they had. Ran fine.... I'm sure it wasn't making full power but no engine knock or any other problems came up.
All 1997-and-up GTP's come from the factory with a 3800 supercharged engine. For 1997-2003 it was the 3800 Series II, and 2004-and-up it is the 3800 Series III.
97-02 trans are the same 4T65E. The GTPs are HD and geared different.
All Grand Prix GTPs 1997-2003 produce 240 horsepower and 280 ft.-lbs. of torque from the factory. Hope this helps!
All Grand Prix GTs and GTPs 1997-2003 will hold 4.5 quarts of oil in the engine oil sump. Hope this helps!
All Pontiac Grand Prix GTs and GTPs 1997-2003 hold 4.5 quarts of oil in the engine oil sump. Hope this helps!
AnswerHad mine done for $2261.00 including taxes but its back out again after 9 months.I paid $2700.00 also came with a 3 year warranty . GTPs are not so good with keeping transmissions in them.
You'll have to be more specific, as in years and trim, but either way almost always the GTP. Stock GTPs run 14s, most Hemi Rams can't touch that stock.
All 1997-2003 GTPs are capable of 240 horsepower and 280 ft.-lbs. of torque from the factory. Hope this helps!
The front O2 Sensor is on the rear exhuast manifold. If you take off the heat shield, it will be near the #6 spark plug and the tranny dipstick. there is a wire sticking out from the top. The rear O2 sensor is underneath the car, after the catalitic converter. On GTPs, it is standing straight up on the "u-bend". Im pretty sure GTs are the same, since they both have basically the same engine (3800 Series II).
The power steering reservoir on all Grand Prix GTs and GTPs 1997-2003 is located at the front of the engine (passenger side of the vehicle, as the engine is transverse mounted) near the firewall. Looking at the engine from the passenger side, identify the alternator, and approximately 3 inches directly underneath the alternator is the power steering reservoir cap. don't believe you can physically see the cap on the reservoir unless you remove the coolant recovery reservoir, so it will require a bit of feeling around the first time, but once you find it the first time, you won't ever forget! Hope this helps!
For all GTPs 1997-2003, the first step is to remove the cosmetic supercharger cover. At the rear of the motor, on the driver's side of the vehicle, there is a small plate etched with "PCV." Use a small socket and ratcher to unscrew the two bolts, and the PCV valve will be exposed. The PCV valve may stick, so you may need needlenose pliers. Remove the valve, and do not lose the corresponding spring. Simply put the new valve with the spring in and reinstall. Hope this helps!
Nucleotide is a monomer (repeating small unit) of DNA, RNA. It also constitutes ATPs, GTPs, ADPs and so on. Nucleotde consists of a sugar pentose, nitrogen base and and phosphate group. Sugar can be either ribose or deoxyribose (note that deoxyribose is sugar, but not a carbohydrate). Nitrogen base can be either derivative of pyrimidine - a heterocycle ring - which are Thymine, Cytosine and uracile; or purine rings - two heterocycle rings joined together - which are guanine and adenine. Nitrogenous bases are attached to 1'-carbon atom in the sugar. Phospate group is attached to the 5' carbon via phosphoester bond. That's all, mi amigo. Qosh bol
***I have applied a similar answer to another question on WikiAnswers*** Pontiac Grand Prix GTPs are equipped with the Eaton M90 roots-style supercharger. As far as bolt patterns go, I believe it will fit. However, in order to operate properly, I believe a lot of electrical retrofitting would be necessary. The largest concern, however, is that the 4T65E transmission in the GT would not be able to safely handle the power and torque that GTP produces. The GTP is equipped with the 4T65E-HD "heavy duty" transmission, which is capable of handling more power, i.e. supercharger. Applying the supercharger to the GT is probably more trouble than it is worth, and I would not recommend the application unless all the parts are in front of you and readily accessible, and you are willing to deal with any possible headaches that come along with this process. As far as aftermarket superchargers go, they are out there for the Pontiac Grand Prix, but again make sure of what transmission/motor you are applying it to. On another note, installing a smaller supercharger drive pulley will increase the horsepower with minimal work or involvement. I hope this information has helped to answer your question! ****** Edited to make more accurate ****** What you want to do here is actually do what is commonly called a "top swap" and has been done MANY times over in the 3800 community. If done correctly, the setup will be faster and as reliable as a stock GTP engine with the supercharger. This would include the addition of a supercharger, plus you have to change cylinder heads, swap out fuel injectors, and program the PCM (powertrain control module) to handle the new "GTP" setup. As far as your transmission, he is correct, you will eventually need to upgrade some hardened parts in the tranny. Of course, another possibility is to swap your L36 (naturally aspired 3800) with an L67 (supercharged 3800). This would probably work out to be a bit more money, but would save you some headaches.
When a cylinder has a misfire, it is due to the fuel and air not igniting properly in the combustion chamber, specifically, cylinder 5 in this instance. Typically on GTPs this is due to either a fouled spark plug, or a failed ignition control module or coil pack. Something a little more uncommon is a broken spark plug wire. The first thing to do is perform a tune-up, including new spark plugs, wires, and PCV valve. Next would be to switch two of the coil packs temporarily, and see then if cylinde 5 fires. If it does, then the issue lies in the coil pack or ignition control module, and no further than that. If you or someone you know is familiar with DMMs (digital multimeters), you should check the continuity of the coil packs and the ignition control module. Worst case scenario is to have an automotive technician familiar with or certified in electronics look at the vehicle. Chances are that it will lie in the spark plug or ignition control module. Hope this helps!
In general terms we can say that for every molecule of glucose 38 molecules of ATP are formed. Here is how it works: The 12 electron pairs involved in glucose oxidation are not transferred directly to O2. Rather, they are transferred to the coenzymes NAD+ and FAD to form 10 NADH + 2 FADH2 in the reactions catalyzed by the glycolytic enzyme glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase, pyruvate dehydrogenase, and the citric acid cycle enzymes isocitrate dehydrogenase, a-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase, succinate dehydrogenase, and the malate dehydrogenase. The electrons then pass into the electron transport chain where, through reoxidation of NADH and FADH2, they participate in the sequential oxidation-reduction of per 10 redox centers before reducing O2 to H2O. In this process, protons are expelled from the mitochondrion. The free energy stored in the resulting pH gradient drives the synthesis of ATP form ADP and Pi through oxidative phosphorylation. Reoxidation of each NADH results in the synthesis of 3 ATPs, and reoxidation of FADH2 yields 2 ATPs for a total of 38 ATPs for each glucose completely oxidized to CO2 and H2O (including the 2 ATPs made in glycolysis and the 2 ATPs made in the citric acid cycle).The stoichiometric analysis can be expressed as:C6H12O6 + 38ADP + 38Pi + 6O2 - 6CO2 + 44H2O + 38ATPMoreover, the net gain of a single molecule of glucose can be analyzed as follows:Glucolysis produces directly 2 NADH, 4 ATPs, and 2 ATPs are consumed, giving a yield of 8 ATPs.Pyruvate oxydation produces 2 NADH to yield 6 ATPs.Acetyl-CoA oxydation (citric acid cycle) produces 6 NADH to yield 18 ATPs, 2 FADH2 to yield 4 ATPs, 2 ATPs or 2 GTPs formed directly, within the citric acid cycle, to yield 2 ATPs.Therefore, the total yield per molecule of glucose is 38.Finally, we have to consider that the final yield of ATP from glucose can be 36 instead of 38 because the number depends upon on which shuttle system is used to transfer reducing equivalents (2 NADH formed in cytosol during glycolisis) into the mitochondrial matrix.