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  1. I have a 2000 monte carlo ss 3.8 supercharged just did a swap from naturally aspirated to supercharged I just got it back from the shop ran perfect for one night the next day I went to go drive it it started and stalked out on me I can keep it going when on the gas but sounds bad and get a real...
  2. Hello all im currently starting my swap into my trooper I'm using the factory v6 trans thats in the trooper it uses the gm metric pattern so I have a long block for a fwd that I'm using I recently acquired a camaro intake and was wondering if I could use the fwd accessorie brackets with that...
  3. Garage cleanup after all these years. I sold my last GTP years ago, but kept parts - for whatever sentimental or I thought I'd sell them later - reason. Yours for free. You pay shipping. If you decide to give me extra for beer money - that would be great. I've started to throw stuff away...
  4. Introductions for new members
    I’m a new member and have had 3 gm 3800 vehicles . I have a 3800 short block engine and a rebuilt transmission. Theses came out of a 01 Pontiac bonneville sei car. The engine has been to machine shop and is ready to rebuild all specs are standard. The transmission has been rebuilt and has not...
  5. My MAF Airflow rate with the mods listed below : 32.54 lb/min on a 60 degree day with 56% humidity, under hood inlet air averaging between 82-85 degrees at the MAF. Seeing 2.3 KR from 5700rpm to 6000rpm, with a slight blip of 4.0 from 5500-5700 initially. Any idea what my horsepower is based on...
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