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.
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.
1995 Buick LeSabre 3.8 V6 engine knock
Can anyone tell me what is this knock exactly?? i highly suspect some
valvetrain knock by ear, and even at the tail pipe it sounds like some
valve stays closed or open.... Anyone can help?? EMERGENCY BEFORE SNOW
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.
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
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!
Buick (2000 yr) Park Ave 3800 series II engine(exposing the effect of defected engine mount).
The broken front mount on the make and model will also cause damage to the
CV-axle joint and transmission differential .This video show the effect of
a broken mount inside a 2000 yr Buick Park Ave front engine/transmission
mount.This application is the same(1997-2006)for Park Ave
Ultra(supercharge) Pontiac Bonneville.All H-Body.How to replace engine
mount for Front wheel drive cars.
How find a bad engine mount.
How to find a damage motor mount.
How to identify a damage engine mount?.
How to find a damage engine mount on a car?.
Why is my car slow at acceleration?.
why does the car engine jump when placed into gear?.
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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"TURBO-STEVE" exits in his "new" 1987 Turbocharged/Intercooled Buick V6 Regal! 6-9-2013
Self-Explanatory video. THE BUICK V6 turboCHARGED/INTERCOOLED 231 CUBIC INCHED
SEQUENTIAL FUEL INJECTED G-BODY REGAL IS A TORQUE-MONSTER!
To those of you that haven't experienced the acceleration of a 1987 turbo/Intercooled V6 Buick Regal ... I wish
you were actually in the Rav-4 as I tried my BEST to follow Steve ... to
SEE HIS BUICK FISHTAIL AS THE GARRETT turboCHARGED BEGAN TO BUILD Boost! This Buick even smoked the rear tires
when the Garrett built Boost going
into 2nd gear.
This was recorded at The 2013 Floyd Bennet's Field Muscle Car Show.
The video taken prior to this one that's uploading right now ... is of a
walk-around of "turbo-STEVE'S" 1987 turbocharged/Intercooled V6 231 c.i.d.
Buick Special-T ... or "T-Special," or "turbo-T Regal."
UPDATES to follow.
3800 V6 Rebuild Part II
Some of the things I've learned while rebuilding a race prepped 3800 bottom
end addressing machine work, Rod (big ends), crank flex, balancing etc...
Machine work done by Thorsen's Racing Engines. Assembled at our garage.
Rebuild is a series 3 L26 to L32 conversion, reconditioned rods, ARP rod
bolts, fully balanced rotating assembly, Clevite bearings, Hastings piston
rings, reconditioned L32 pistons, Intense-Racing stage 3 blower cam, ect..