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Old 06-07-2003, 12:55 AM   #1
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Ya know your Buick 3.8 (n/a) weighs 375lbs?

Ever wanted to know all about oil additives?: http://www.mustangworks.com/articles...Treatment.html

Wanna know more than you care about your fuel system?:
http://www.customefis.com/GMEFI.html

Wanna know how to port your own heads?:
http://www.sa-motorsports.com/diyport.htm

What about antifreeze?:
http://www.delanet.com/~pparish/antifreeze.htm

What air filter is better than K&N and why?:
http://www.fordmuscle.com/archives/2...rs/index.shtml

Can I use nitrous?
http://500cid.com/mts/caduse/nitro/index.htm

Whats the difference between superchargers?:
http://www.grapeaperacing.com/GrapeA...supertypes.cfm

Whats the difference between rockers?:
http://www.grapeaperacing.com/GrapeA...ockertypes.cfm

What about larger ratio rockers?:
http://www.fordmuscle.com/archives/2001/10/rockerarms/
http://www.boyleworks.com/ta400/psp/RockerArms.html

Why are hydrolic lifters so good?:
http://www.cranecams.com/hydlfaq.htm

What does balance and blueprint mean?:
http://www.chevelles.com/archive/files/bbprnt.html

Whats the difference in fuel octane?:
http://www.grapeaperacing.com/GrapeA...fueloctane.cfm

I'm buying a used engine, is it junk?:
http://www.highperformancepontiac.co...p_buyerbeware/

Whats some engine jargon?:
http://www.roddingroundtable.com/tec.../verbage4.html

What is detonation and pre-ignition?:
http://www.streetrodstuff.com/Articl...e_Basics_I.php

How do I start my new motor for the first time?:
http://www.73-87.com/garage/newmotor.htm

Why is my 4T65E pissing me off?:
http://www.atra-gears.com/gears/02jul/2002_07_22.pdf

Whats the history of pontiac transmission and common problems?:
http://www.pontiacserver.com/ratios.html

What are the specs and general history of the bonneville (92-99)?:
http://auto.consumerguide.com/auto/u...fm/id/2092.htm

Where can I get a shift correction kit for my 4T60E?:
http://www.bulkparts.com/MM007.ASP?pageno=694

Where can I find OEM and performance parts for my engine?:
http://buickperformance.com/vendors.htm

Who carries performance chips for my 1995 n/a and */c engine?:
http://www.backstreetautomotive.com/superchipsPont.htm

Where is information on my 60deg V6?:
http://www.60degreev6.com/members/gpxss/

Whats a good GM FWD performance site?:
http://members.aol.com/KWZ26/home.html

Where can I find OEM replacement parts?:
www.GmPartsDirect.com

Where is the cheapest universal parts (That I've seen)?:
www.SummitRacing.com

What is a stall converter?
http://www.hotrodders.com/cgibin/ubb/16/000482

How can I do a throttle body coolant bypass?:
http://www.skulte.com/tb_bypass.html

My aluminum wheels look like junk, how can I fix this?:
http://www.thepontiactransampage.com/clear.html

What is the deal with torque converters?:
http://www.boyleworks.com/ta400/psp/Twisting.html

What cam should I pick?:
http://www.boyleworks.com/ta400/psp/...t.html#minimum

How does the combustion chamber affect performance?:
http://www.highperformancepontiac.co.../0209hpp_fire/

How can I adjust my hydrolic valve train?:
http://www.classicfirebird.com/hand/jhand7.html

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Where did you stumble across this wealth of info?? Thanks for passing it on! Now i have a reason to be up all night
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I've been releasing bits of info from time to time. Tell your friends how much DrJay loves you. haha Also check back tomorrow, I'll probably double this list. If you have any requests lemme know. Who loves ya?
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ALSO! If you like this list POST and let me know and I'll continue it. If nobody likes these then there isn't any sense in typing it all out!.
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Lookin good Doc, lots of helpful links to relevant information. I'm sure those links will come in very handy
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This is great! I will be up all night reading...and hopefully be more informed tomorrow (I especially look forward to the "engine jargon" one; I must reluctantly admit that much of the talk here goes right over my head ...anything that helps is welcomed). Thanks!
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I wanna stroke my 3.8, where can I get the crank?:
http://www.speedomotive.com/

What exactly IS horsepower?:
http://my.core.com/~faldrich/horsepower.htm

How can I do some common math conversions?: (cc-cid, btu'*-pound feet, etc.)
http://www.prestage.com/carmath/conversions.asp

How can I tell what year I'm looking at?:
http://trucks.about.com/library/week...PM=ss12_trucks

Where can I find out some info on a 5 speed for my automatic?:
http://h-body.org/library/hbodyfaq/hbodyfaq-10.html
http://www.off-road.com/toyota/buick_v6_swap.html
http://www.coolcats.net/tech/advanced/t5conversion.html

What transmissions can I use for the 5-speed swap?:
http://www.drivetrain.com/transaxle.html
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Doc, that'* going into Techinfo. Hope you don't mind. I'll combine your two posts into a single 'performance rebuild' article. If you get any more, PM me a copy, cuz it'* getting hard to find stuff here!
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Awesome info!
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