No aftermarket company currently makes a turbo kit for any late model v6 F-bodys. A guy names Tiago designed and built a prototype system for both with incredibly results (340hp on the 3.4 and over 380hp (untuned) with boost leaks on the 3.8, but both were prototypes of a personally owned company that has not been marketed yet). To build one yourself you'll first need access to good pipe bending and welding equipment. Youll need to fabricate a Y-pipe that runs back to the engine bay where you can weld a flange for both the turbo and the wastegate. Youll also need to fabricate a custom downpipe that runs from the turbo to the exhaust system. As far as the intercooler is concerned, because the best way to take advantage of 3.8 liters of displacement is to use turbo whose A/R trim is between 55 and 65, and you dont need to run boost over 7psi, an intercooler is totally necessary. The best way to position it is actually horizontally between the back of the front bumper and the radiator (so that it points down and the plastic underbody spoiler actually scoops air INTO the intercooler and gives it a very sleeper look). The rest is simple: weld a blowoff valve onto the IC piping and run the piping to the turbo and the other side to the MAF/TB in the front of the car. Logistically, its not that hard to make one, but fabricating an entire custom exhaust system is what becomes the true challenge. Keeping it simple is one thing, but making it the right size so you dont have to do tons of other upgrades like fuel delivery and ignition is another. If you have the means, money, and will do develop your own custom system; do it to it, with tuning and some down time, turbo 3.8s are meaner than any old stang or vettes around and to lift the hood is to put them to shame. -jay (email@example.com)
Is on the pas danger side of the intake a little being the throttle body
3800 series 2 3.8 liter 231 cubic inches
My 1996 firebird v6 has the 3800 series II engine in it which produces 144 KW (196 PS)
What type of gas goes into 2004 pontiac grand prix gt a v6 3800 series III engine?
it is built into the timing chain cover driven by the crankshaft
The guy at Pontiac said it requires a series of steps. He wasn't even sure. The Pontiac dealership will program it though for $60 so this question is really worth answering. Sorry I couldn't help.
The Knight Rider series debuted in 1982. The original Knight Rider car was a customized 1982 Pontiac Trans Am. Pontiac later found itself swamped with customer requests for black Firebird Trans Ams.
Yes, as long as it is a 3800 Series II V6. Not a Series I. A Series II will say Series II on the engine cover. If it is a Series one it would fit because it is the same size, but I do not know if it will work with the Grand Prix's ECU and transaxle.
the dont make one you can get one made though but it has to be custom made from scratch and it is specialy made to fit the car and its going to cost alot
The 3800 Series of engine built by GM is a V6 (6 Cylinder). The engine has an extravagant history considering it first debuted in the early 80's as a turbo-charged power plant for GM's Buick Grand National Coupe. The 3800 Series II is most commonly found in: Late model Buick LeSabres 1994 - Up Chevrolet Camaro & Pontiac Firebird.
203 The 3800 Series II engine is rated at 205 H.P. The 3800 Series II Supercharged engine is rated at 240 H.P.
the trans am is a performance package on the firebird originally equipped with larger more powerful engine choices as well as functional hood and fender vents. The trans am was given its name in honor of the trans am race series of the time although it was initially banned from the race on accont of having to large of an engine.
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If it's a 3400 series engine I think it is bolted to the side on the throttle body
Yes, both cars had the exact same 3.8 series II engine.
Theoretically, you could put the supercharger setup from a factory supercharged 3800 series 2 engine but it would be a lot of work and you would have to do a lot with wiring. The Buick Park Avenue, Pontiac Bonneville SSEI and the Olds 88 LSS will have that engine.
The 3800L is a common engine among the w-body GM's. The 94 is a Series 1, and is interchangeable with most other 3800 s1. 95 + are branded with "Series II" on the engine, and are not compatible. Keep in mind however, that many parts are still interchangeable.
Short answer, NO.Long answer. Torches, welders, and some scrap steel make anything possible.
Yes, absolutely. They are the exact same engine. The Series 2 (1996-2005) and Series 3 (2005-2009) GM 3800 V6's are all interchangeable.
There are two cars in the Pontiac Grand series. They are the Grand Am and Grand Prix. They have many sub models of these cars such as the SE, SLE, and GTP.
It is important to have a diagram when making changes to the vacuum system of a car. The diagram to the 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix vacuum system can be found in its maintenance manual.
Under the engine cover that says "series two". look between the the fuel rail and the valve cover, right where the engine fire usually starts. near the coil packs
In the Nascar Cup Series, Richard Petty drove a Pontiac from 1982-1992. He also drove a Pontiac for two races in 1982 and 1984 in the Nascar K&N Pro Series West.
If you are using two 12 volt batteries in series to run the 24 volt motor and you only have a 12 volt charger, charge the batteries one at a time. The batteries do not have to be disconnected from their series connection but make doubly sure that your polarities are correct when you connect the charger. If you have a 24 volt charger you can leave the batteries connected in series and charge them both at the same time.