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3800 Series 1 vs the smaller 3300 by cooguyfish
Started on: 08-01-2012 10:50 PM
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Report this Post08-01-2012 10:50 PM Click Here to See the Profile for cooguyfishClick Here to Email cooguyfishSend a Private Message to cooguyfishEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Long story short, My friend is planning on picking up a fiero with a 3800 series 1 S/C. Engine is locked up, I have a baby 3800 (3300) with 70K on it that I have personally heard run and I suggested that we just put the supercharged stuff on the 3300 and call it a day.

I know the 3300 will have higher compression but I figure with the drop in displacement the compression will be fine since it will still be trying to fuel the bigger engine.

Basically, my real question is (if anyone on here knows), can I just do a top swap onto the 3300 with the S/C parts and everything bolt up and such? I am sure I will have to switch some sensors around and such but that doesn't bother me if the S/C will swap over.

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Report this Post08-01-2012 10:57 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Dennis LaGruaClick Here to Email Dennis LaGruaSend a Private Message to Dennis LaGruaEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
The 3300 and series II 3800SC share nothing in common. Series I 3800SC parts and the small M60 supercharger might fit the 3300.

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Originally posted by Dennis LaGrua:

The 3300 and series II 3800SC share nothing in common. Series I 3800SC parts and the small M60 supercharger might fit the 3300.


I figured it would be different from the series 2, but The car in question specifically has a series 1 S/C, and I have the 3300, so I am not worried about series 2 stuff at this time.
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Report this Post08-02-2012 08:32 AM Click Here to See the Profile for carbonSend a Private Message to carbonEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
It would be interesting to see a 3300 with the M62 on it... that supercharger was almost too small for the Series 1 3800 and would probably be more efficient on a 3300.

Sounds like a cool project if everything works. Definitely will need some tuning though...

Edit: I don't know how big the differences are, but the 3300 is a pre-Series1 engine... the supercharger was never used on that generation. It still would be a cool experiment!

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Report this Post09-11-2014 03:08 AM Click Here to See the Profile for mitchjl22Click Here to Email mitchjl22Send a Private Message to mitchjl22Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I've been thinking about getting parts from a series 1 SC and running them on my 3300 Buick Century... hmmm

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The 3300 V6 engine cannot accept the intake manifold or supercharger from a Series 1 3800 engine.

The 3300 V6 has about a 1" shorter block deck height than the Series 1 3800. Therefore, the intake manifold is narrower on the 3300 than it is on the 3800 Series 1.

You can't use any Series 2 or 3 parts on the 3300 because the cam and heads are different.

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