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 Engine Trouble: Rod Knock - bad Wrist Pin & Piston (not Lifters or Bearings)
Buick 3800 with rod knock. The problem is on the rod end with the wrist pin and piston. Upon tear down, no additional problems were found. Suspected cause is oil starvation or overheating.
Replacing a worn out supercharger coupler on 3.8 GM engines
A quick step by step video of how to replace the coupler in the nose shaft of the Eaton M90 Supercharger equipped on GM's 3.8L engines. The coupler fittings get loose over time and cause a terrible noise at idle which eventually leads to other issues including knock retard.