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Old 05-24-2012, 01:16 AM   #1
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HI i have 1995 buick riviera the car is so ulgy and awsome!!!! i dont know why the stoped making them its got 170,000 miles on a first gen 3800 supercharged engine and it needs some love but with enough money and time it will be a true buick sleeper car for thos of you that dont know what a sleeper car is. its a car that you see at a stop light, and think i could smoke that old junk buick. but when the light turns green the only thing your smoking is the exust as it pulles away from you.... ive had it for a month so far and ive reinforsed the frame, put new air ride shocks did a lower and upper intake manifold gasket and changed the supercharger clupler i got it all back togher and i think i switched a vacume line around because the cars ideling high and still starting hard also running a little hot the supercharger isent clanking like it useto but im gitting a high pitch grind noise from it at idle. i think i need new berrings in the back of it can you change them?if so where can i order them ? also what do you guys think of cutting out the port on the bottom of the supercharger, does it increse performance? and i know a smaller pully does the trick but how small should i go befor need to retro fit or "cobing" a inercoller to the ac condencer i just want some ideas to make this old buick a bad boy on the street!!! thanks
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Welcome to the forum! There are a lot of great people here that can help you out with all your Buick wants and needs lol. Where are you at in upstate NY? I'm in Rochester.
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Hailing from the Elmira area here!! Welcome to the forum Scott.

Here is a decent source for SC parts... http://shop.zzperformance.com/store/...ton-Parts.aspx

Pulley size? Not sure about that. You can only go so far before tuning is needed and a intercooler is needed.
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