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Old 12-28-2012, 10:43 PM   #21
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Has anyone had experience with a trans cooler, I have a feeling my fluid is getting burnt up somehow, so i was thinking maybe this may solve my issue,I dont have any leaks but I put a quart a month in it.
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its got to have a leak its not like engine oil. there are alot of places to leak though that are hard to see on a fwd
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I got under it and took a good look around it, and also took it to a trans guy and he couldnt find a leak ither, unless its getting stuck in a small place Im not to sure..
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The only place i can think of it would be going is in the coolant. If it not leaking. The trans cooler in the radiator could be leaking into the coolant. I would check your coolant. The fluid has to be going someplace. It dosent evap or burn away. If the fluid was getting that hot it would smell burnt when you pull the dipstick and smell it.
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here is what I was talking about for a gauge cluster

also here is some paint work ive been working on thinking of getting it a new color - its gunmetal metallic

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Old 01-06-2013, 09:23 PM   #26
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3 in a row, 1 1/2 pipe [3.8BUICK3X3] - $110.00 : DEC Headers, Demolition Derby Demo Derby
so i was doing some online searching and happen to see some headers for a 3.3 and wanted to get yalls opinion on these.
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Is this what your trying to do?

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lol close but no, i just happen to come across this on the web, im working on building me a 3.8 but I wanna mess with the 33 before i swap it, plus my exhaust is all shot so i would like to put headers+full exhaust on it.
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i doubt there is much of a market for performance goodies. unless the 3800 ones fit, which i have no idea
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yeah the website says they fit a 3.3 and other people have said ones from a 3.1 or 2.8 have the same head but im sure they are wrong but ive herd of many wierd things in my time. and i know noone with a old buick like mine does any performace parts.
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