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Old 09-27-2006, 02:23 PM   #1
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i have a 93 bonnevill i want to supercharge it it is a stock 3800 what do i need to do this and info on how to can you please help 230k miles runs perfect , cold air intake system, performance chip, flow master exhaust , i believe it is a se or sse
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ya we need more info here

please tell us what car, what year and what trim level
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??????????

We need MORE info. What year, trim level????? Please put your year and trim level in your signature.

And welcome.
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please post questions in there correct locations
it gets better replies and answers.
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ok now that we know a few things since you edited the post.....

Honestly its easier and better to sell the car and buy an SSEI

the next best option is to get a complete drive train out of a SC car and swap in to your current car

the last option is to SC your current motor, you will need lots of parts, and they you STILL have to worry about fragging the trans


Im working on SC'n my L27 in my 93, BUT i will be running low Boost, and i have a good Trans to start with.....KEEP in mind this is NOT the most econimical thing to be doing
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from techinfo at the top of the page.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...e=article&k=31
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from techinfo at the top of the page.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...e=article&k=31
not do disagree with the techinfo....BUT there have been MANY L36'* strap a blower on and make great power, (for instance dbk2) and there even has been one LN3 do it (F14CRAZY).....the trans is still the missing part of the equasion
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[quote="..... 93 bonnevill i want to supercharge it it is a stock 3800 what do i need to do ...... 230k miles runs perfect , cold air intake system, performance chip, flow master exhaust , i believe it is a se or sse[/quote]

Ok, first of all, I don't think I'd be doing it to any car with those miles without some serious forethought. Compression checks new valvesprings, lifters, things like that. Secondly, what performance chip do you have?
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Secondly, what performance chip do you have?
The one that gives me 20 HP It plugs into the IAT connector.
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Yeeeeah that'* the thing. Your L27 would be pretty darn similar to my LN3, so swapping parts would be feasible. However, it still is rather intensive. With your high mileage, I would just go ahead and swap in an L67 that would otherwise be the parts donor. One can come up with a list of all the parts, but a good running L67 can be had for $475, so it would be difficult to find just the parts that are cheaper.

And yes, the transmission. Been running the */C since 153k miles and now at 169k. Has it blown up? No. Does it still work fine? Yes. But it'* original. A stock tranny would probably need a rebuild at this point, but mine'* got a lot more stress than a stock vehicle. Sure the Mobil 1 and tranny cooler helps, but how much? It'* still going to die. When? I dunno.

Just hope it isn't before I take it down for the winter, and swap in the 6 speed manual . problem solved.
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