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Old 04-04-2006, 09:44 AM   #1
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I know some vans came with the 3.8 motor, I have no idea which ones. Were any of them AWD? Just pondering a AWD setup using a series 2 3800...not for a bonneville though...dune buggy or something. Figured mating a transmission would be the tricky part.
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HAHA DUNE BUGGY??? that thing would be sOOOO powerful, it wouldn't even be funny...haha...

i think they might have made a montana or something with AWD...not sure...
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i think they might have made a montana or something with AWD...not sure...
The Montana never came with a 3800.
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im thinking of the predicessor of the montana....i forget...umm trans something..AHH MEMORY LOSS
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Pontiac Trans Sport and Chevy Lumina...
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thanks ryan, major brain fart!!
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Trans and lumina could be had wtih a 3.8 IIRC
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yep, the lumina apv, pontiac transport, and oldsmobile sillouette were available with a s1 3800, i don't believe they were ever available with the s2 3800, i think about that time they switched to the 3400 instead.
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That'* true, but they wern't ever available with AWD, regardless of engine. The only AWD vans were the safari/astro with the 4.3L and 4L60E.
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We have one (maybe two) members that have 3800 powered Sand Railers. Pretty nifty looking machines....
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