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Old 02-28-2007, 01:02 PM
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3.8L V6 INFO
L36 3800 Series II (3.8L/231ci)
OHV 90* V6 (Bore 3.8in/Stroke 3.4in)
Compression Ratio: 9.4:1
Firing Order: 1-6-5-4-3-2
Injector Size: 22lbs
Intake Manifold: 95-98 Angled, 99+ Straight
Throttle Body: 65mm Hitachi
Thermostat: 95-98 195*, 99+ 180*
Flywheel HP: 200 @ 5200 rpm
Flywheel TQ: 225 @ 4000 rpm
Gears: 3.08 Auto, 3.23 Standard, 3.42 Y87

Limited Slip Differential (G80 Code: 96-98 Auburn, 99-01 Zexel-Torsen)
P235/55R16 Goodyear Eagle Tires
Dual Outlet Exhaust
Sport Steering (14.4:1 ratio, same as V8 Cars)
Four-wheel Disc Brakes (J65 Code)

Although many cars say 'Camaro RS' on the title, this does not mean they have a true RS Package. The RS Package Consists of:
3-Piece Rear Spoiler (extension on the stock spoiler)
Full ground effects (front, side skirts and rear)
Alloy Rims
RS Exterior Badges



High flow headers replace the restrictive stock manifolds, adding power and improving sound.

Pacesetter Headers
Part #: PSM-70-1209 (painted)
PSM-72C1209 (ceramic)
Available: www.summittracing.com $234.39 Painted, $376.39 Ceramic
www.texas-speed.com $204.99 Painted, $319.99

Cat-Back systems are basically the entire exhaust system after the catalytic converter. Mandrel bent pipes flow better than stock pipes, and a high flow muffler replaces the restrictive stock muffler. Thus improving performance and sound.

Flowmaster American Thunder Cat-Back
Part #: FLO-17358 (98-02)
FLO-17357 (95-97)
Available: www.summittracing.com $285.88-$304.99 + SH

Hooker Aero Chamber Cat-Back
Part #: 7-16811 (98-02)
Available: www.texas-speed.com $349.99

Edelbrock RPM Cat-Back
Part #: EDL-5658
Available: www.summittracing.com $283.95

Pacesetter TFX Kat-Back
Part #: PSM-86-
Available: www.summittracing.com $259.99

Magnaflow Performance Cat-Back
Part #: MPE-15693
Available: www.summittracing.com $427.95

Borla Cat-Back
Part #: BOR-14813
Available: www.summittracing.com $885.99

High flow mufflers replace the stock restrictive muffler, thus increasing flow and improving performance and sound.

Hooker Aero Chamber Muffler
Part #: 7-21721
Available: www.texas-speed.com $89.99

Flowmaster 80 Series Muffler
Part #: 42583
Available: www.racerpartswholesale.com $101.61

Magnaflow Performance Muffler
Part #: MPE-14277
Available: [URL=http://www.summittracing.com]www.summittr
Old 03-11-2009, 03:56 PM
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i jus ordered a flowmaster super 44 its for a 3800v6 will that help with power any or jus sound more than likely
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If it is just the muffler, then it is more for sound. You might get a little more power, but probably not a noticeable amount.
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