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    New to the crew :)

    Hey everyone, my name's Katie and I decided to join you guys on this awesome forum. I'm also a member of Quick intro...I drive a '96 3.8L Camaro that I just rebuilt the engine in! Project took five months to do and I just recently got it back and it is doing GREAT. I love sports cars especially camaros and firebirds. I've joined these forums to get connected and get great info on these cars. Any questions feel free to ask!

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    Half Throttle alex553's Avatar
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    Welcome to the forum!
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    Welcome to the forum, thanks for joining us. If you have any pictures of your car go ahead and upload them to the garage and feel free to make a thread here,! , and show it off.
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    New to the crew :)

    Welcome to the show...

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    98 v6 camaro y87, k&N filter, SLP CAI, ngk iridium plugs, taylor 10.2mm blue wires, corvette servo, transgo hd-2 shift kit, lsd posi 3:23 gay rear!!!!,moog rear lca bushings, moog front upper and lower control arm bushings, moog upper and lower ball joints, new bigger 32mm front sway bar and 19mm rear bar with poly bushings, new poly torque arm bushing, new aluminum lower intake gasket from zzp, pacesetters headers

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    Full Throttle Extreme! pontiacfreak142's Avatar
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    Welcome. Did you do anything to the motor while apart or just stock rebuild?
    1996 pontiac firebird 3.8 - 13.6 @ 98
    2000 pontiac bonneville 3.8 - 16.79 @ 84
    1995 olds 88 3.8 - no times yet

    No i am not obsessed with 3800's

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    Thanks for the warm welcome guys! @pontiacfreak...we basically pulled the engine and trans, broke it down, cleaned everything, sent the block off and some other parts to be machined, painted some stuff to make it look nicer, put it all back together and took it to a shop to have the engine installed back in professionally. I replaced a lot of the little parts that should be replaced after 160,000 miles (plugs, wires, seals, sensors, etc) and upgraded a few parts such as the cam, headers, and clutch. I ended up doing everything for a reasonable price. It was a long and very aggravating process at times and by the end of the project I was so over it, but I can say now it was well worth it! My car had previously been burning through oil like crazy and misfiring more and more. But now, cross my finger, it is running like a champ!

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    What cam are you running now?

    And welcome to the forum! After looking through your album your car looks like what mine used to.
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    1997 Camaro - sold
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    It's this one! Comp Cam Xtreme Energy 255HR-12 Hydraulic Roller Camshaft

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