HomeDashboardFAQSearchRiviera Questions & AnswersWrite-Ups IndexRegisterRelated LinksMemberlistLog in
Share | 
 

 hello new to the forum

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
phillygp676
Newbie


Joined : 2009-01-01
Post Count : 5
Merit : 0

PostSubject: hello new to the forum   Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:42 pm

well i kno a good deal about 3800 powered vehicles i had a 12.1 regal gs, 13.3 regal gs, and a top swapped xp'd,headered grand prix all work done by me.. so i just blew up my 13.3 regal so im looking into to these now. ive done alittle research so far but if neone has any info that they think i should know then let me know thank you
Back to top Go down
Rickw
Guru


Name : Rick
Age : 59
Location : Lancaster, MA
Joined : 2008-09-13
Post Count : 6081
Merit : 105

PostSubject: Re: hello new to the forum   Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:56 pm

Welcome to the forum. We can always use some experience and there are plenty of people here willing to share and help also.
Rick
Back to top Go down
curious riv
Addict
avatar

Name : Chris
Age : 37
Location : C'view FL
Joined : 2008-10-20
Post Count : 521
Merit : 3

PostSubject: Re: hello new to the forum   Fri Jan 02, 2009 12:33 am

welcome!!! good t have u here.
Back to top Go down
AA
Administrator
avatar

Name : Aaron
Age : 40
Location : C-bus, Ohio
Joined : 2007-01-13
Post Count : 18310
Merit : 239

PostSubject: Re: hello new to the forum   Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:40 am

phillygp676, welcome to our board! I hope your experience and 3800 engine knowledge will benefit some of our members who are modding and building up high-performance Rivieras!

Cheers to the new year, and to the new 3800 guru!

Aaron
Admin

_________________
'98 SC Riviera 268k miles 298 HP/370 TQ 0-60: 5.79s ET: 13.97 @ 99.28 4087 lb 20.1 avg MPG Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:30
3.4" pulley AL104 plugs 180 t-stat FWI w/K&N 1.9:1 rockers OR pushrods LS6 valve springs SLP headers ZZP fuel rails
KYB GR2 struts MaxAir shocks Addco sway bars UMI bushings GM STB Enkei 18" EV5s w/ Dunlop DZ101s F-body calipers
EBC bluestuff/Hawk HP plus SS lines Brembo slotted discs DHP tuned Aeroforce Hidden Hitch


'05 GTO 49k miles 0-60: 4.8s 16.9 avg MPG Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:26
Because fun
Back to top Go down
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/657082/4
jimmyriv
Junkie
avatar

Name : James
Age : 73
Location : Muskegon, Michigan
Joined : 2007-03-16
Post Count : 781
Merit : 8

PostSubject: Re: hello new to the forum   Fri Jan 02, 2009 11:53 am

Welcome to the forum, phillygp676!
This site is all about info and idea sharing! cheers
Back to top Go down
http://myspace.com/jimmyriv
dscott2000
Enthusiast
avatar

Name : Scott
Age : 36
Location : Kansas City, MO
Joined : 2008-07-27
Post Count : 160
Merit : 0

PostSubject: Re: hello new to the forum   Fri Jan 02, 2009 11:55 am

Welcome to the board!
Back to top Go down
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/3061543
deekster_caddy
Master


Name : Derek
Age : 45
Location : Reading, MA
Joined : 2007-01-31
Post Count : 7716
Merit : 109

PostSubject: Re: hello new to the forum   Sun Jan 04, 2009 7:44 pm

As far as drivetrain, most of the same mods apply. Motor and Trans mounts are different than Wbodys, not ideal for racing, but they should hold up. FWI will be different, no kits made for this car. I'd be all over 12s if I had the money... wink

Welcome!
Back to top Go down
stan
Aficionado


Joined : 2007-07-01
Post Count : 2275
Merit : 10

PostSubject: Re: hello new to the forum   Mon Jan 05, 2009 12:12 am

Hi phillygp676 and welcome!
Back to top Go down
99Rivman
Aficionado
avatar

Name : Randall
Location : North Carolina
Joined : 2007-01-16
Post Count : 2009
Merit : 87

PostSubject: Re: hello new to the forum   Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:04 pm

Welcome to the Forum thumbsup
Back to top Go down
http://www.cardomain.com/id/99Rivman
1wickedninja
Addict
avatar

Name : Josh
Age : 29
Location : port saint lucie, Fl
Joined : 2008-07-30
Post Count : 645
Merit : 5

PostSubject: Re: hello new to the forum   Tue Jan 06, 2009 5:08 pm

Welcome and good luck with ur riv!
Back to top Go down
http://www.myspace.com/1wickedninja
albertj
Guru
avatar

Name :
Location : Finger Lakes of New York State
Joined : 2007-05-31
Post Count : 6743
Merit : 123

PostSubject: Re: hello new to the forum   Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:02 pm

Derek (and the rest of you): just pointing out that motor and transmission mounts can be rebuilt or filled with urethane of durometer appropriate for stability in racing. Also the Bonneville hockey-puck mount could be fitted to get rid or the torque slam on takeoff. Write ups for both those mods are on this editboard.

Albertj
Back to top Go down
 
hello new to the forum
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» xr rider for years,new to the forum
» i LOVE this forum
» New facebook log in feature on Golf Republic Forum
» Our Sponsors of the Float Tube Fishing Forum
» XR650R Forum On Your Mobile Phone

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Riviera Performance ::   General :: Welcome!-
Jump to: