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If you are just getting started, new to the 3800 modding scene, or just not sure where to start, this is the place.
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Engine This is THE place for all your 3800 engine performance and troubleshooting questions.
No boost under your hood? You can still feel the love here.
Discussions regarding air filters, ducting, throttle bodies, plenums, and lower intakes.
Discussions regarding fuel pumps, filters, lines, rails, logs, injectors, etc...
Discussions regarding rocker arms, lifters, pushrods, springs, cams, heads, and other valvetrain components.
Discussions regarding blocks, cranks, rods, flexplates, oiling system, etc...
Discussions regarding radiators, water pumps, T-stats, hoses, etc...
Discussions regarding headers, cutouts, catalytic converters, mufflers, tips, etc...
Getting an engine related DTC? Check here for assistance.
Power Adders Got Boost? Check here for all your power adder needs.
Discussions regarding superchargers, couplers, pulleys, etc...
Discussions regarding turbos, wastegates, etc...
Discussions regarding ways to intercool various power adders.
Discussions regarding nitrous oxide injection.
Transaxle Questions about your transaxle? Check here for information.
Discussions regarding input/output shafts, torque converters, gears, LSD's, etc..
Discussions regarding RWD setups.
Transaxle causing you problems? Check here for assistance.
Electronics If it uses electricity, its discussed here.
Discussions regarding PCM's and tuning
Discussions regarding control module (ICM), coil packs, spark plug wires and spark plugs.
Discussions regarding AFC, SRC, MAF translators, Happy Knobs, scan devices, etc...
Discussions regarding various engine and trans related sensors (MAF, MAP, CKP) etc...
Getting a sensor or other electronic related DTC? Check here for assistance.
Suspension From wheelie bars to lowering kits, this is the place for all your suspension questions.
Discussions regarding mounts of all types.
Discussions on springs, struts, camber, wheelie bars and other ways to help with traction.
Discussions regarding rims, sizes, tires, lugnuts, etc...
Discussions regarding brakes, rotors, pads, calipers, etc...
Race Day It's all about the 1/4 mile.
Just got back from the track? Post your times here.
Have a video of your 1/4 mile run? Post it here!
Have an interesting time on the streets? Talk about it here.
Tips & Tricks on how to launch.
Discussions on how to reduce weight.
Discussions relating to NHRA Stock class drag racing.
Discussions regarding marine applications.
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