Oil Pan Replacement Pontiac Grand Prix GM 3800 Engine Buick Chevrolet
Oil Pan Replacement GM3800 Engine
This is how I replaced the rusted out oil pan on my 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix
with GM L67 3800 Series II Supercharged engine. The same applies for the
non supercharged L36 3800.
*** I am not a mechanic and have no training whatsoever. I am not
responsible if you follow the explanations in this video and damage parts
or incorrectly install a component or cause injury to yourself or somebody
else. Major engine components, such as oil pans, should only be changed by
a qualified professional and this video is for
entertainment purposes only. ***
HOW TO CHANGE THE SUPERCHARGER OIL ON A GM 3800 SERIES II V6
just a quick instructional video of how to properly change the Supercharger oil on your 3800... some people say
just to re-top off your Supercharger,
but many owners as well as a good number of master mechanics ive talked to
about it that worked on these cars, they say to full out replace it by
draining it and putting new oil in, simply because if you know anything
about oil youd know that it breaks down over time especially because of
heat and friction. new oil handles it better and keeps it properly
lubricated and cooler temperature. old oil will be dirty, maybe burned,
and possibly ineffective if broken down enough over time. which method you
trust is up to you, im not saying either method is right or wrong, this one
just makes more sense to me, therefore thats the one i do on my car so we
made the instructional video for this, if you choose simply to top off your
oil, do all the same steps just dont empty the old oil first.
how to blow up a talon
take one stock engine, a couple of morons who can't tune, a megasquirt with
no knock sensing, some idiot who decides to proceed with Boost soaring off the guage + rod knock and
you get a bunch of scattered parts...congratulations tools!
How To Replace The Intake Tensioner Coolant Elbow 1992-99 Buick Lesabre
If you are slowly loosing coolant look at the passenger side of your engine
between the coils and alternator. You will see a small plastic elbow that
is prone to cracking and gasket or O ring failure. If your engine
antifreeze is leaking from this location you will need to replace your
coolant elbow. This video is applicable to the Buick LeSabre, years 92, 93,
94, 95, 96, 97, 98, and 99.
3800 3.8L GM engine stalling issue quick fix
This is a first check if you have a GM vehicle with a 3800 engine that
occasionally stalls. Sometimes the problem is as simple as cleaning an
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or improper use of this information. I assume no liability for property
damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained
in this video. Be sure to read and follow all safety instructions for any
equipment seen or implied in this video, and use safe practices when
working with potentially dangerous equipment. No information contained in
this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee. Any
injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools,
equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole
responsibility of the user.
3800 Series 2 Supercharged Modular Pulley System MPS Demo
Just a quick moduler pulley system "MPS" Demo.
The biggest bang for the buck mod for any Supercharged car is dropping
pulley sizes. Thats pretty much the first thing Supercharged car owners are
looking to buy when they get their cars.
As always scanning is the most important thing and I appologize for the
movie quality. I filmed this video on low res when I made it and Movie
Maker and Youtube degraded it more.
.1 drop in size = 1 extra pound of Boost
All 3800 Vendors offer excellent systems with lots of sizes
and as mentioned my system is made by "American Supercharger" on Ebay
3800 Series 2 Modding Basics
Mods and Vendors list
Short Stack Intercooler
UD Water Pump Pulley
UD Alternator Pulley
Solid Motor Mounts
3 Inch Downpipe
Shortened Dog Bones
Rear Strut Tower Brace
Aeroforce Scan Gauge
3 gauge Pod
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.
"How To" GM 3800 V6 (3.8L) Starter replacement
BE SURE TO DISCONNECT BATTERY SO YOU DO NOT BECOME BBQ! Also, it is always
a good idea to replace the starter solenoid when you replace a starter. I
have had the old solenoid catch fire on me when replacing a starter in an
old ford truck before!
Please let me know if you have any questions... this should apply to most
if not all Starters for 3.8L's. This car is a 1999 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight.
GM 3800 Series II Supercharged Intake Manifold Leaks
This is an all too common problem with supercharged 3800 series engines.
GM used a plastic lower intake manifold gasket that would break down over
time causing coolant to leak into the oil. If left unfixed, it would get
worse to the point where your engine starts knocking from poor lubrication.
Your oil will look really milky as a result. This engine had only 60k
miles on it when I replaced these gaskets and its a good thing I did. GM
makes a newer revision aluminum gasket set that fixes this problem. You
can get those from a GM dealer, they are the set that has locating pins,
the stock ones did not, but these do fit fine.
New project: 1997 Buick Riviera Supercharged
PIcked this one up off Craigslist for $400 plus $50 to deliver it. Car
runs and drives but has what sounds like rod knock. I still need to to
some diagnostic work, but that's what it sounds like to me, and the guy I
bought it from was a mechanic and thinks the same. The car is fully loaded
with what looks to be every option offered right down the traction control
and engine block heater. The car has just under 100k on it and it in
excellent shape in and out. The car has been sitting for a year or so and
looks it, but it will get washed when it gets warmer.
How to change your GM 3800's supercharger oil
Really easy! Takes no more than 30 minutes to do. Everything you need is
less than $30 with the right tools.
Supercharger oil: 4oz bottles are
$10-$12 at your local GM dealership. Need 2 bottles. You only need 6 out of
Vacuum pump: usually a free rental at some auto parts stores(such as
autozone) but some lack the cup. Tool costs around $30 to buy
Buy a inexpensive trigger spray bottle. Put the hose end of the trigger in
the Supercharger and spray into the
bottle. Takes longer, but is cheap!
3800 Series 2 make your own fenderwell intake for less then $100
Build your own fenderwell intake for way less then $100
Support 3800 vendors. I dont work for any of these guys but without them a
lot of us wouldnt be able to mod. Our cars are not supported by the big
aftermarket companies so heres a quick plug for the 3 vendors left.