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1995 Riviera 3.8 SC engine into 1986 Regency

Old 10-09-2018, 01:04 AM
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It'* not a direct swap like you are hoping. You may as well swap in a Series 2 supercharged to open up your aftermarket and OBD 2 options, as you are going to be doing about the same amount of work.

95 is a very bad year, thanks to OBD 1.5, Series 1 supercharged, etc. This swap requires quite a bit of mapping and planning

I am not sure what you mean by 'play' in the transmission, but it could be issues with relatively simple solutions.
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Originally Posted by PostalRedneck View Post
Did'nt they run OBD1 from 1980-1995?
1994-1995 was the testing years for OBD 1.5 prior to the release of OBD 2 for 1996 and newer production years.
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[QUOTE=rjolly87;I am not sure what you mean by 'play' in the transmission, but it could be issues with relatively simple solutions.[/QUOTE]

When I put the car into gear it pops like there is a bad CV axle but the axles are good. Also when taking off from a stop if I get on it a little bit the car shimmys back and forth in the front like a bad axle. I have not pulled the axles to check them completely but I put the car into neutral and grabbed them and there is no play and no ripped boots.
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Thanks everyone for your help! This is what I needed to know and I agree with the whole Series 2 thing as well. I know lots of Feiro people put the series 2 in there cars so info on wiring and what not would make installing them much easier. Well I dont think this is something im going to try to do anytime soon thats for sure. If it was more of a direct swap I would do that in a hart beat. Thanks again!
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Yeah I wouldn't swap that without taking the wiring harness, the computer, and the gauge cluster with it, then if doing all of that you may as well move to a Series 2.
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