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Old 06-11-2003, 04:35 PM   #1
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i was at the dealership today and was parked next to a brand new '04 GP. on the sticker it said 3800 Series III. i cant find any info on it. (not much time to surf at work), anyone know what the differnces are???
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Engine, 3.8L 3800 Series III V6 SFI with Electronic Throttle Control (200 HP [149.2 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 230 lb-ft [310.5 N-m] @ 4000rpm)
Thats all I found so far, not much out there as you said.
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GT----- GTP/GTP Competition Group

3800 3.8L Series III V-6 (L26)----- 3800 SC 3.8L Supercharged Series III V-6 (L32)

Application: standard on----- GT standard on GTP

Type: 3.8-liter V-6----- 3.8-liter supercharged V-6

Displacement (cu in/cc): 231/3791----- 231/3791

Bore & stroke (in/mm): 3.80 x 3.40/96.52 x 86.36----- 3.80 x 3.40/96.52 x 86.36

Block material: thin wall cast iron----- thin wall cast iron

Cylinder head material: cast iron----- cast iron

Valve train: OHV, two valves per cylinder----- OHV, two valves per cylinder

Ignition system: electronic----- electronic

Fuel delivery: sequential-port fuel injection----- sequential-port fuel injection

Compression ratio: 9.4:1----- 8.5:1

Horsepower (hp/kw @ rpm): 200/145 @ 5200----- 260/186 @ 5200

Torque (lb-ft/Nm @ rpm): 225/305 @ 4000----- 280/380 @ 3600

Recommended fuel: 87 octane----- 92 octane


Emissions controls: catalytic converter/EGR catalytic converter/EGR

Estimated fuel economy: (mpg city/hwy/combined): 20/30/24----- 18/28/22
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I saw this at Sol'* website. 3800 */C Series III...

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Ahh, my photography comes in handy.
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Ohhhhhhh. Thats purdy!
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Thanks Sasage!

Bonne94, thats stock right?
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mmmm, shiny....

Is it just me, or did the NA version lose some power? Doesnt the series II NA put out 205 HP?
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mmmm, shiny....

Is it just me, or did the NA version lose some power? Doesnt the series II NA put out 205 HP?
205 only in the bonneville... everything else got a 200 HP version
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