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Old 06-09-2005, 12:30 AM   #1
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Can someone tell me if the 1995 Buick Riviera has the 3800 Series II motor?
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They only got the L67, in 95, that would be Series I.
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are the series one motors good? are they as good as the series 2?
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are the series one motors good? are they as good as the series 2?
less horsepower, but no intake failure problems
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whats the horsepower rating on the 3.8 series 1 motor?
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whats the horsepower rating on the 3.8 series 1 motor?
225 for the 94/95 L67
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94-95 L67:

225 hp 275 tq
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3800 Engine Overview
The 3800 Series II engine will develop over 90% of its torque between 1600 RPM to 4800 RPM, 1500 rpm 250 ft lbs (60mph in 5th gear), 3500 rpm 280 ft lbs (max torque), 5200 rpm 240 ft lbs (max hp, what ever that is these days). The 3800 Series II production versions available are in 205 HP and its supercharged big brother version at 250 HP.

Versions of the 3.8 and the 3800 Series I and Series II Engine (Normally Aspirated Engine, Fuel Injected)

1987 to 1988 Normally Aspirated Engine - 150
HP Vin Code - 3

1988 to 1991 Normally Aspirated Engine - 165 HP. Vin Code C

1992 to 1994 3800 Series I Normally Aspirated Engine - 170 HP. Vin Code - L

1995 to Current 3800 Series II Normally Aspirated Engine - 205 HP. Vin Code - K -

Big Brother Versions of the 3800 Series I and Series II Engine (Supercharged )

1992 to 1993 Supercharged - 205 HP. Vin Code - 1

1994 to 1995 Supercharged - 225 HP. Vin Code - 1

1996 to Current Supercharged - 240 HP. Vin Code - 1
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/techinfo/?article=36
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They only got the L67, in 95, that would be Series I.
Jason, the Riviera did come with the L36 Series II 3800 in 1995. It was like the SSE to SSEi. Most Riv'* in 1995 did come with the Series I L67, but there was a large handful of L36 Rivs put out that year also.
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They only got the L67, in 95, that would be Series I.
Jason, the Riviera did come with the L36 Series II 3800 in 1995. It was like the SSE to SSEi. Most Riv'* in 1995 did come with the Series I L67, but there was a large handful of L36 Rivs put out that year also.
Correctamundo. Series 2 if not Supercharged, Series 1 if Supercharged.
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