Grand Prix GTP Tear Down Explained/Port and Polish
My Grand Prix GTP torn down and Im going to show you how easy it is to pick up to HP and more TQ! Cut your ET! Fully explained video and function of our 3.8L's and how to make more POWER! From the throttle body down to the Intake manifold, the entire intake explained!
2001 Impala Turboed
This is my 2001 Impala. It has a 3.8 engine. 3800 series 2 if you want to get technical. I basically have 1.Stage 3 Intense CNC heads 2.Stage 3 Intense turbo Cam 3.Intense-Racing Custom Dyno Tune 4.Hi-tech Pushrods By Compcams 5.High Flow Catted Downpipe 6.Powerlogs (ported Exhaust manifolds) 7.Intense Polymounts (upper and lower) 8.TCS-4000 HD Torque Converter 9.3" Straight Piped Exhaust (no muffler, no resonator) 10.Cartuning turbo kit. Im currently making over 383 horses at the crank. Took me a long long time to get to this point. Im about a quarter of the way, till ill be done with the modding. it was originally making 200 Naturally Aspirated. I still got alot of tuning to do. And a Intercooler, transmission to get :-D Enjoy. Yeahhh 43,000 views!! Update: The car is no more... One of the valve springs broke which let a valve fall into the cylinder.... Made the piston come out the side of the motor..... It was fun while it lasted! Wish i could of made it the 500 whp beast i was looking for.... Time to move on to the GTO.... Thanks for all the comments!
3800 Series 2 Modding Basics
Mods and Vendors list www.zzperformance.com Short Stack Intercooler UD Water Pump Pulley UD Alternator Pulley Ported Manifolds www.Intense-Racing.com PCM Solid Motor Mounts IAT Extention www.W-Bodystore.com 3 Inch Downpipe Intercooler Pump Harness/Relay Shortened Dog Bones Rear Strut Tower Brace www.PFYC.com Aeroforce Scan Gauge 3 gauge Pod U-Bend Delete www.3800performance.com Throttle Body Heat Shield Throttle Body Spacers Ebay user "American Superchargers" Modular Pulley System All other parts not listed were purchased at various auto parts stores,Ebay users I dont remember and Walmart.
Buick 3800 Bearings or Lifter or Rod Knocking with Valve Covers Off
Here is a longer video of the 1990 Buick Lesabre with major engine trouble. Hopefully this can be of use if someone can definatively identify the issue so that others who have a similar situation know what is going on with their engine. As for me, I know this engine is trashed. A new one will be arriving soon for the amount of $150 :)