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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-10-2006, 04:28 PM Thread Starter
 
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Diffenece between SC and Non SC 3.8L

My wife blew her 3.8L engine in her 94 Thunderbird. I have an old engine from a 90 Courgar that was a 3.8L supercharged engine. The supercharger is dead, but the engine itself still runs. Is it possible to just change the intake manifold over from the 94 to the 90? Basically, are the intake gaskets the same on both engines?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-11-2006, 02:12 PM
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I think the intake gasket is the same but that SC motor is going to be a dog without a supercharger. The compression is lower, I wouldn't recommend it.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-11-2006, 03:06 PM
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To answer your question yes the intake gaskets are the same.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-11-2006, 03:25 PM
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is the supercharger totaly dead or can it be rebuilt?
one of the local sc guys had it done . you can check details here if you want more info

btw i wonder what it would cost difference be between a junkyard sc vs rebuilt
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-12-2006, 01:06 AM Thread Starter
 
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Thanks for the answers. I guess I'll grab a motor from the wreckers then. I'll get the supercharger fixed.

The supercharger basically has leaking seals and what I believe to be a bad snout bearing. It makes a pretty high squealing noise.
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