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Old 06-25-2003, 10:24 AM   #1
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why does my engine look so diff then everybody elses i have seen, other 3800s are all black mine cream when ever i get my car looked at or worked on they ask if i painted it lol see look

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I work for Buick, in fact i'm here now with nothing to do because buick don't break. It was 93-94 that mostly were black.
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Looks the same except for the intake manifold as mine... NI have some pix in my cardomain page in my siggie.
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cool thanx for the info what are the signs of a upper intake gasket going bad? just so i know
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loss of coolant very quickly with no leaking = upper intake failure
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My */c is in the way. What color is my series I motor? Another Are there 3 3800 motors or is there more? I was thinking yesterday about it and wondering how many straight foward 3.8'* are there. I remember the older model gm'* with the 3.8 litre back in the early '80'*. Then came the 3800 in the later 80'* early '90s. Then the series I motor and now the series II. Just curious.
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loss of coolant very quickly with no leaking = upper intake failure
Nice clean pic of your car!
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ok good cuz my coolent hasnt lost a drop i havent added or changed sice ive had the car thats like 2 years. when should i change the coolent?
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ok thanx
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no worries, you're not alone. My brother'* 92 Bonneville has the exact same intake and everything. (it'* the cream color.) IMO the black looks better. I guess you could always paint it if you wanted to..

On a related note, what determines whether a series II L67 has a gray or a black engine cover? Mine is grey, my mom'* 2000 is black.. the black looks a lot better. I want a black one. :(
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