3100 SFI
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This is the motor before work began.  It is a 3100 SFI from a 2000 Chevy Malibu.  I bought the motor off of Ebay for only $128.50. The engine had a coolant leak from the lower intake manifold, so no one wanted to bid on it, and I won it with only one other person bidding against me.  There was a risk that the engine would be no good, but it was a risk that I was willing to take, and I am glad that I did.
Now comes the fun part.  The first thing that I did once I started my project was take the motor apart to make sure that there was no damage to the block.  Once I got the motor apart, I noticed that it was in EXCELLENT condition, but instead of leaving the motor stock, I decided to do some work to it.  The first thing that I did was order new piston, and piston rings from PartsAmerica.  Once the new pistons came in, I took the old pistons and connecting rods to a local machine shop, and had the new pistons pressed onto the original connecting rods.  The original connecting rods are actually VERY strong and in new condition, so I felt no need to replace them.  Once I got them back, I put them in, put in new bearings, and put the botton of the motor back together.  The next thing that I did was ship the camshaft to Crane and had a custom re-grind done.  This car uses a roller camshaft, and roller lifters, as well as roller rockers (not roller tipped) so there is not a company that makes a performance cam for it, so will need to ship it to a place that will grind the cam to your desired specifications.  Two weeks later, I got the cam back, and installed it.  After I got the lifters back in I had to check the pushrods to make sure that I could reuse them, or if I would need to get custom one.  I deburred the heads, and did a little work to the intake.  I put on a 62 mm throttle body, gasket ported the intake and played around with airboxes until I found on the works.  I do not want to use a cone filter full time, so I went with the stock airbox for the 1993 Cutlass Supreme with the 3100 (I am not BSing here.  The 3100 was first offered in the 1993 Cutlass Supreme as an option, and got a different airbox similar to the 1988 cars).
My friend who helped me the most is the one wearing maroon.  I am one the other side of him in black.
8-4-03  DISASTER STRIKES!!!!!  I blew up the transmission on my car.  It was a fluke thing that will probably never happen again.  The main pin in the final drive broke, and started grinding into the case of the transmission.  I contacted a local junkyard and bought another trasmission from a 1993 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP (a 4T60-E transmission from a car with a 3.4 DOHC motor).

I rewired my ENTIRE engine compartment to 1993 wiring specifications (including the air conditioning).  My car is currently being run by a 1993 Pontiac Grand Prix ECM with a stock MPFI chip (I am currently waiting on a custom chip to be sent to me).  I also wired in the SECOND GEAR START feature for the transmission.

9-6-03  With the new transmission, and throttle body, the car REALLY flies.  It is now faster than a STOCK 3.4 DOHC, and a GEN 1 3800.  I will be taking my car to a track within the next 2 weeks for a track slip backing my statements.
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