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Old 03-15-2007, 02:46 PM   #1
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I was just wondering what the difference is in the series II and series III motor? Do they make there power at different rpms? Which is the preffered motor for tuning?
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well if you are referencing the supercharged version it is a more efficient blower and i think different lower intake also other then that I don't know
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On the regular it has something to do with little things, lighter parts, Throttle by wire, ect. I do know that series 3 gives off something like 10% the emissions that the s2 does.
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I would also think the newer 3800 are designed to use less gas too.
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well on the naturally aspirated one they changed the uim from composite to aluminum I think
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That they did. I was looking at the drive by wire series 3 a couple of days ago and their intake is now alluminuminuminum.
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The L26 does have an aluminum UIM. However, they still use the plastic LIM gaskets.
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there are small differences

the L26 (naturally aspirated)
the UPPER intake is alum.
it has a electronic throttle

the L32 (supercharged) has
Forged Connecting rods
Gen V blower
said but not confirmed to have better flowing heads

the Blocks are exactly the same, as alot of other components
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the L32 also has drive by wire throttle
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