General Motors' EN-V concept - we ride shotgun
TheChargingPoint.com recently got a ride in GM's incredible EN-V concept,
designed to combat the problems of overcrowding, parking availability and
air quality within the city of tomorrow.
Read our report at
Music credit: danosongs.com
General Motors Around the World - Late 1920's Documentary - Ella73TV
This documentary was produced in 1927 and show how General Motors, one of
the first multinational corporations, organized itself to sell to the world
under the leadership of Alfred R. Sloan. The film shows General Motors
workers in offices and factories, and scenes of General Motors activity in
Japan, Sweden, Australia, Egypt, Belgium, Peru, Spain, Brazil and other
Ella73TV - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ella73TV2 - A curated collection of
old films, newsreels & archive footage spanning the 20th century.
Full size Chevy van engine AMAZING blow up scatter 4.3 v-6
This thing blew the freak up! It threw 2 rods and the pistons out of the
bottom, and KEPT on running until it finally locked up the other 4 rods!
Amazing blow up for sure! The other good part about this..
It used to belong to my boss. KUDOS to the one at the throttle for not
getting scared and letting off when it scattered!
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..
Messing around with a friends Modded 2001 Buick LeSabre
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.
GM 3.8L V6 Engine Piston Slap audio with Video
Stats on Engine: 3.8L V6, GM VIN Code L, 168,000 Miles, Replaced Gaskets at
164,000 Miles, Overheated twice due to radiator being plugged up.
GM Forum Post:
Bad-Ass Buick: 1955 Special - /BIG MUSCLE
• Harry Fisher
In stock form, the 1955 Buick Special could best be described as a "nice"
car. It's not drop dead gorgeous like a 1959 Impala, nor does it have the
panache of say a 1956 Chrysler 300. You see the '55 Buick Special was a
working mans car. It had room enough for the whole family, a decent
power-plant thanks to its 264 cubic inch V8, and style that was, well...
above average. Harry Fisher or "Uncle Harry" as most people know him, saw
the old Buick a bit differently though. He knew that with a few little
touches (like a 502 cubic inch big-block, modern suspension, and a new set
of wheels) that this old Buick had the potential to become one of the
baddest hot-rods around.
How to change a thermostat on a GM 3800, the fastest way
This is the way I like to change the thermostats on the 3.8 liter engines.
The main difference is how I manage getting the cooling system "drained" to
swap it out. It saves quite a bit of time.
This applies to any GM 3.8 L / 3800 Series I II III (One, Two, or Three) 1,
2, or 3.
L36, L26, L67, L32
Common vehicles with the 3800:
Pontiac: Grand Prix, Bonneville, Firebird
Chevy/Chevrolet: Impala, Monte Carlo, Camaro
Buick: Regal, LeSabre, Park Ave, Century, Riviera, Reatta