Eric Mietz: upgrade that mass air flow sensor.. these 3800 MAFs as opposed to their
cousin motors 3400 and 3100 MAFs are very peticular and their threshold
values are not what they should be with increased air mass. ( this may have
changed with your tuner along the lines of ecm re-call and personalization)
otherwise never hurts to throw some high electrical energy output ignition
coils on there higher dwells, stronger spark, more complete combustion
cycle, less carbon build up overall increased engine efficency. you may
want to replace alternator with a higher output due to increased demand for
voltage and possibly install a gel cell battery. isnt neccessary but,
doesnt hurt. again related to the mass air flow, (i assume youve done this)
remove that slighty co-efficent MAF screen on the throttle body. only
maintenance from there is to clean your MAF more frequently (which you
should be anyway given the performance filter and location in which its
installed). other than that you can always invest in a 4t65e HD transaxle
and some L67 fuel injectors (if not already equipped). sorry once agin with
the MAF sensor installing a performance aftermarket can sometimes loop up
the ho2s and furthermore catalyst efficency. just something to think about.
Jack Chandler: Hey where did you get the pillars from?
90jaybig: I have a regal gse rebuilt 3800 series 2 msd coil packs & wires, ngk spark
plugs k&n filter, what pully should I use or whats mods can I ad to my car
to make faster. I was thinking of putting a tranny cooler on it!
jandro gonzo: could you drop this motor in a 94 buck century ??
LBigJake14: I wouldn't
John fromSpace: Stock
AutomotiveVlog: Boost and Aeroforce is simple. Oil pressure takes a little more work but
not too hard
gargar75: @JohnFromSpace I checked out your vid of the Cobra. Sound great! I agree,
The 6.0 GTO is very nice. My taste, i really want a mint 02 TA ram air
loaded 6 spd. I never owned a 4x4 either. I have been thinking about it too
in my old age!
John fromSpace: If you got the time and money it can be done. People put these motors in
Slinzoip: How expensive is it to have the engine and supercharger rebuilt for these
Mr09Scooby: Great video man i can personally vouch for intense they are in ohio and i
have been to the shope and spent a lot of money there ( LSJ mods and 3800
mods) met the owner and a couple of co-workers there those guys live and
breathe 3800's they have some damn quick cars as well!! LOVE the Regal
GS!!! good job on your car!
killerspeed101: it was designed by buick when all the different brands made their own
motor. the roots of the 3800 date back to the fireball v6 made by buick in
1962. the 3800 was designed to be in buicks , but gm seen it wa s a great
motor and put it in alot more cars. the 3800 is a buick v6.
John fromSpace: These things are easy to make power with. A few mods and your PA will
exceed an STS =)
gargar75: @JohnFromSpace John, i just posted 2 videos on the riv i just bought. I
would enjoy hearing any feedback you have for me. I am going to post maybe
a few more vids on my Cobras today too. I hope you at least enjoy the Cobra
Matt Herr: or dont turn it on so we can hear it. thanks
niko carter: hey i got a stock 3800 v6 no supercharger what all do i have to do to get
John fromSpace: Sweet man! Yeah these Supercharged 3800s are Cobras on a smaller and
Cheaper scale. Same Idea, easy to add power fast and it has that cool Super
Charger whine once you get an intake on it. I would go
intake,Intercooler,Modular Pulley system and a tuner just to see if you can
run a 3.2. 3,3 should be no problem though. Riv and Cobra, cool combination!
John fromSpace: Yeah you can. You need to swap out the top end from a supercharged motor
TheChevytruckguy: the 3800 really is a truely fantastic engine they make good power in the
naturally aspirated version and get pretty good mileage i always got a
consistant 21-22 mpgs outta mine
Octane Anarchy Detroit Born and Built: Great video. Agree with the forum douches. Seems like every forum has a
whole bunch. And kudos to supporting 3800 vendors. I do the same and
support 3100 and 3400 as well. For my grand am
jon204: GM is the big brother to Buick,Pontiac,Chevrolet,Saturn,Oldsmobile, and
since 2006 now partnered with Cadillac
samuel cano: where can I get a smaller pulley? for my supercharger
FFJNVT: Did you ever change out the supercharger oil, or replace the factory
coupling inside the snout?
Eddie Rivas: Where did u get them parts at???
John fromSpace: I don't mind the FWD, but wish these cars came in manual
Alex Morie: peeps call my 2000 Buick Regal GS a old mans car... then I leave em in a
cloud of dust :D
cummingsautocare: You are stupid, and have no idea what the freak you are talking about, but
thats ok. The fault is you actually believing your own bullcrap since you
bullcrap so much. Being a pickle does NOT require being a boner all the time.
It is due to you stroking your ego all day. The side effects of being a
boner all the time is pissing in your own face a few times every day. maybe
I am wrong. Maybe you have avoided pissing in your face by being
"needle-pickleed". This would also explain your crapty attitude.
Highninja13: I've got a 97 monte Carlo z34 and the engine is trash now I've pulled to
big chunks of metal out of it. So the summer I'm going to get a 3800 series
2 and replace the engine. I just don't know what all I need when I do.
Vandy5000: would you recommend the performance packages from 3800performance?
Alex Morie: Hey man no matter what car you have you have be happy you have one!!! I
didn't have a car till I was way out of highschool!
EitiKipok: Great video, tons of help, and thanks for the links to parks in your
description, very helpful
1silver4: Yo question do you drive in rain ? How does your intake enjoy getting
drenched and i like your regal i have one as well the gs with a
supercharger 2000 full exhaust and intake short stage want a full
intercooler and chip would you suggest a power chip mod ? One that reads
through iphone hopefully like my friends honda trying to find one and
people are rattled
John fromSpace: That would be sick!
John fromSpace: 3. It'll help when you up the boost
John fromSpace: Appreciate the advice
John fromSpace: Yeah check out the walkaround video
johnny blaze: did it really help any by wrapping the cross-over pipe? If it did i will
IronChefjoshfoss78: awesome small modds, where di d
Karl Bach: try driving a 2001 buick lesabre in highschool...
gargar75: @JohnFromSpace I picked up the riv yesterday. On the drive home i gunned it
maybe 3 times, and now it is leaking coolant from the front drivers side
area, and the later in the day the emergency brake light went on and won't
stop beeping. I think i made a big mistake purchasing a car owned by a
little old lady. I have a bad feeling about modding this car now. I am
really bummed man.
jose5080007: I have a 1995 camaro with the 3800 series 2 motor and I was wondering could
I swap the motor with the Buick motor
Robert Childers: looking at putting one in a 99 tracker and runing a 5 speed trans what you
Satobatsu Kaiba: Great vid. Word of advise - when video recording, always have the light
behind the camera shining on the target object. Too much light from outside
coming (garage door being open) into the camera causing focusing problems.
Juan Mares: L36 is a Series 2 3.8, L26/L36 are popular for Supercharging swaps due to
their higher compression ratio, matched with a top swap as many call it,
which is basically swapping over Heads, Lim, Supercharger, Injectors, etc
from a L67/L32, they can be a very good combination if done right. If your
average Joe puts it together half assed and beats on it, expect him to be
crying in forums about how his motor blew up.
IronChefjoshfoss78: where did you get the solid motor mounts??
icizzy2791: What's your hp and tq at?
AutomotiveVlog: Hey man this is my other account. You seem like a cool car guy with good
taste. If you want to just talk about cars check out this channel. Catch
redsmith882010: Great vid.....i have a 99' regal gs. Fixing to start mods, done alot of
research and i have seen alot of comments on sc n/a cars, u need to b
careful because the tranny on a car n/a will not hold up to the extra
power. And even the tranny on sc are only good for 300hp, on the older
models anyways. Im getting 1.0 pcm and 3.4 pulley, off road down pipe, o2
sim for the 2nd o2 sensor, 104 plugs, 180 thermostat with the shorter
mounts.....mayb inner cooler and pullies not sure on those yet. Would lo
NAZ DELTAROYALE: 3800s r cool