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@  jwguinn : (19 September 2017 - 01:35 AM)

nvm I found it. ripoff! I think I will make one...

@  jwguinn : (18 September 2017 - 03:31 PM)

Anyone know the part number or where to get a replacement for the short very curved vacuum line that connects to the throttle body mine is split where it connects...?

@  EnderDRM : (13 September 2017 - 12:04 AM)

So the headers and 3" exhaust is on. Sounds pretty good.

@  bigbird90650 : (31 August 2017 - 09:12 AM)

I'm looking for regal "GSX" emblems. Anyone have any for sale? I am looking for the OEM SLP GSX chrome emblems. Thanks

@  EnderDRM : (30 August 2017 - 09:27 PM)

Hi all, I thought I would get the plugs replaced while the headers are being installed. Recomendations for plugs?

@  Marchi1 : (25 August 2017 - 02:08 PM)

Speedy daddy is the default cheap. I have been running pacesetters for 10 years and with the exception of one issue have had no problems.

@  scottydoggs98 : (22 August 2017 - 02:02 AM)

every now and again you get a poorily built cross over pipe and they dont fit right. only issue with them

@  scottydoggs98 : (22 August 2017 - 02:02 AM)

those are what most of use run, good ol speed daddy

@  EnderDRM : (22 August 2017 - 01:37 AM)

http://speed-daddy.c...cription_tabbed

@  EnderDRM : (22 August 2017 - 01:36 AM)

so what about these?

@  Fast86GN : (21 August 2017 - 09:10 PM)

Where the hell is everyone?

@  chromeGS : (19 August 2017 - 01:07 AM)

Long time since ive been on... hows everyone been

@  WildGS : (12 July 2017 - 04:11 AM)

You are making me do things....I need to spend time on stupid car stuff

@  Marchi1 : (12 July 2017 - 02:35 AM)

How is everyone doing tonight?

@  scottydoggs98 : (09 July 2017 - 12:52 PM)

some of the 99 pcms will work take a 01 bin, those you can change the vin # ive found.

@  scottydoggs98 : (09 July 2017 - 12:50 PM)

the vin is kept in the pcm, you cant change the vin @ with dhp on 01 up cars, so if you use a the cars pcm with dhp it will retain the cars vin#. so if you flash a new bin to the pcm, its vin stays put.

@  RacingRegal36 : (08 July 2017 - 11:05 PM)

i need a bin that will work with this vin: 1g4cu541914206781

@  RacingRegal36 : (08 July 2017 - 10:33 PM)

does anyone have a 2000 park avenue .bin file?

@  M_Dogg : (08 July 2017 - 04:33 PM)

Ha! This guy, what up pendejo?

@  SuperDave : (08 July 2017 - 02:58 AM)

Sup FUCKERZ


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#1 TGrootJr

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Posted 07 April 2017 - 01:57 AM

Howdy yall,

Greetings From Michigan

Im recently a new member as of 5 minutes ago. 

Ive owned my 97 Regal now for almost 5 years now.

Shes in great shape almost everything has been maintained and updated as needed.

Now I just threw a rod this past weekend and face some difficult choices. 

Id love to just hand it off to some engine shop and have them do it with no hassle but i dont know if i wanna pay that much. Is it worth it?

I just came in contact with a mechanic thats a friend of a friend, he has everything i need to pull the motor and he said he would put a new motor in from the junkyard..replace all the seals and whateevr else the motor would need. he also said i could be there and help if i want. Im thinking i wanna do it myself with this mechanic I just met but I dont really have the knowledge to do it myself or know if i should trust this guy to know what he should about these motors. He wants 700$ for his help and says a junkyard motor with the my supercharger should be good...plus with my motor out i cant clean it and paint everything like i want...Please..what do I do what parts should i get..what year motor..I read a little bit but just seems fitting to come here since i actually own a Regal GS.

 

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#2 scottydoggs98

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Posted 07 April 2017 - 12:00 PM

that 700 include the new used engine and all the new gaskets?   used is the way to go,  unless you want to spend over 2000 on a rebuild. 


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Posted 07 April 2017 - 12:40 PM

Welcome to the site!  I would get a bottom from the junkyard and do it yourself with his help.  It's a big job, but you can do it.  People that are efficient can do it in their garage in a weekend with no special tools. A buddy of mine and I once did a double swap in a weekend.  By Sunday night, all he had to do was some exhaust on the second car.


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Posted 07 April 2017 - 03:26 PM

Double swap?!....how many red bulls and cups of coffee did ya'll go through?...lol...I agree I had a motor rebuilt once and it cost $$$ sadly it didn't last..find a nice clean lower mile motor and rebuild.
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Posted 07 April 2017 - 08:53 PM

Ok cool I'm gonna do that route and look for a motor...now my next question is what year should I be looking for I mean what's most desirable in this situation? And also I was think9ng I should put some nice heads on it or rebuild the old ones...any info on that? So basically get a motor and throw my SC and all my mods I have on that new bottom end eh? Was also thinking bore out the SC is that a good idea? I'm gonna get headers al ready have the 3" dp cat back to a flowmaster 40. 3.4 pulley and fenderwell.
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Posted 07 April 2017 - 11:48 PM

But no it doesn't include the parts that's just for his help and the use of the garage and tools
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Posted 08 April 2017 - 12:58 AM

if he wants 700 id not lift a finger to help lol  maybe watch.  thats more then most shops around me  would charge, and they include fluids at least.

 

if you can find a l67 or l32 for a fair price buy it, 600 or less.  if you cant find any sc engines, you can buy a na l36 or l26 engine and top swap it with your heads and lim and blower. head bolts and all new gaskets can add up fast too.  you'll want new rocker bolts or reusable ones.  

 

you dont bore out a sc, no idea where your going with that one. port the outlet and inlet yes. 


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Posted 08 April 2017 - 07:03 AM

Yea port is what I meant. Thanks for the advice.
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