Third Gen Technical Articles

jasonlitka  Mar 31 2006 - 2:00pm   

Tech Equations

  • Performance Calculations
  • Carbs/F.I.

  • Swapping from EFI to a Carb in a Thirdgen
  • Tuning for Performance with your Computer-Controlled Quadrajet
  • How to Install a 100psi Fuel Gauge
  • IAC and TPS Adjustment
  • How to Make a Dual Snorkel Air Cleaner
  • Ultimate TBI
  • Ultimate TBI, Part 2
  • Throttle Body Coolant Bypass
  • Adjustable Fuel Pressure Regulator for TBI equipped F-bodies
  • Adjusting Your Fuel Mixture Via Your 02 Sensor and a Digital Volt Meter
  • TBI Open Element Installation (off-site)
  • Daniel Burk's 'Porting the GM 305 Cylinder Heads' (off-site)
  • QuadraJet Secondary Metering Rods
  • How to Convert from TPI to Carb (off-site)
  • TPI Injector Swap
  • How to Choose the Proper Carburetor and Fuel Pump
  • Installing a Weiand 142 "Underhood" Roots Blower
  • Transmission

  • T56 6 Speed Conversion for 82-92 F-Bodies (off-site)
  • Speedometer Gear Swap For 700R4 Transmission
  • How to Swap a Manual Tranny Into an Auto Tranny F-Body
  • Torque Converter Lockup Switch
  • Installing a Transmission Cooler (off-site)
  • Adjusting your TV detent cable: For 1973 and later TH-350 and TH-700R4 auto trannys
  • How to Change a Transmission Mount
  • Troubleshooting A Squeeling Clutch Noise
  • Electrical

  • Non-Computer Controlled HEI Setup For Performance
  • The Ultimate Goal of an Ignition System
  • VATS Malfunction Diagnosis and Bypass
  • GM F-Body Electric Coolant Fan Specifications and Modifications (Single Fan)
  • GM F-Body Electric Coolant Fan Specifications and Modifications (Dual Fan)
  • Overcoming the speed limiter in TBI equipped F-bodies
  • Programming PROMs for your Thirdgen Fuel Injected F-Body: Part I
  • 1985 TPI upgrade to 1986-89 TPI ECM (off-site)
  • 1986-89 TPI upgrade to 1990-92 TPI ECM (MAF -> MAP/Speed-Density) (off-site)
  • ECM Interchange
  • Upgrading Headlights For Your Third-Generation F-Body
  • 1985 Wiring Diagrams (off-site)
  • 1986 Wiring Diagrams (off-site)
  • How to Convert 1990-1992 F bodies to a 1227749(Syclone) ECM
  • VATS and PASSKey Vehicle Anti-Theft Systems
  • Brakes

  • Installing a Wilwood Proportioning Valve
  • How to Re-do your Own Brakes
  • How to Upgrade your Brakes
  • Daniel Burk's 'How to Upgrade to 1LE Brakes' (off-site)
  • Thirdgen F-Body Rear Drum Brakes to LS1 Discs
  • Gears

  • All About Gears
  • Camshafts

  • Camshaft Article
  • Chassis

  • Installing Springs on Your Third Gen
  • Chassis Reinforcement
  • Daniel Burk's 'Installing KB Super Subframe Connectors' (off-site)
  • Suspension

  • Daniel Burk's 'Installing the Steve Spohn Adjustable Torque Arm' (off-site)
  • Andris Skulte's Wheels and Adapter FAQ (off-site)
  • Installing a Custom Rear Frame Brace
  • Nitrous Oxide

  • All About Nitrous Oxide
  • How to Install a Nitrous System
  • Ram Air Induction

  • David Tuschhoff's 3.5" Cold Air Intake (off-site)
  • How to build a Ram Air induction system for a TPI fuel system
  • How to build a Ram Air induction system for a TBI fuel system
  • Firebird Cold Air Induction (off-site)
  • Miscellaneous Modifications

  • How to Install a 4thgen Rear into your 3rdgen
  • Third Gen Modifications 101
  • Beefing Up the 7.625 10 Bolt
  • Daniel Burk's 'How to Build a Better 10-Bolt' (off-site)
  • One Member's Mods and his Results
  • Swapping an electric speedometer into your Firebird (off-site)
  • Swapping in an IROC Gauge Cluster for a Base Model Cluster
  • Suggested Mods for TPI engines
  • Opinion: What Everyone Should Know
  • How to Remove Your Smog Pump From Your Serpentine Belt Equipped Third Gen.
  • Converting your 1990-92 Camaro TBI To Speed Density TPI
  • Adding a remote rear hatch release to a 90-92 Firebird
  • Installing a Floor Dimmer
  • Siamesing Your TPI Intake
  • Installing 4th Gen Front Seat Belts
  • Shedding Pounds
  • The 2.8-3.4 Swap Boogie
  • Retrofitting Power Windows Into 3rd Generation F-Bodies (off-site)
  • BW 9-Bolt Positraction Cone Repair
  • Beautification

  • Installing a Locking Rear Floor Storage Cover
  • Step by Step Overhead Console Installation
  • How to Install a Split Bench Seat
  • Ground Effects and Aerodynamics
  • How to Polish your IROC Wheels
  • Air Bag Removal
  • Paint Touch-up Repair Tips
  • Installing 9004 Headlight Bulbs in the Stock Fog Lights
  • Third Gen Interior Door Panel Restoration
  • Camaro Cup Holders 101
  • Repairing Scratches in a 90-92 Camaro Shift Indicator
  • Polishing the TPI Plenum
  • DIY White Face Guages (off-site)
  • Window Tinting 101
  • How to Restore Your 1988-1992 Third Gen F-Body Arm Rests
  • 3rd Brake Light Mod
  • How To Anodize All Your Aluminum Parts
  • How to Take The Clear Coat Off of Your Rims and Polish Them
  • How to Install LED's Into your Dash
  • How to Polish Tail Lights
  • General Repair

  • The Lowdown on Code 32 (EGR)
  • Retrofit your Air Conditioning System to R-134a
  • Replacing Your Radiator
  • Replacing T-Top Weather Stripping
  • T-Top Leak Fix
  • How to Replace Your Heater Core
  • Replacing Your T-Top Equipped Headliner
  • Power Windows, 101
  • Adjusting the Side Windows
  • Servicing 9-Bolt (Borg-Warner) Limited Slip Units
  • Rear Hatch Alignment 101
  • Hot Start Cure and Remote Starter Switch
  • Overheating and Possible Causes
  • Tightening Your Tilt Steering Column
  • How to Replace the Hydraulic Clutch Assembly
  • Fixing Your A/C Vents So They Don't Move
  • GM TSB Regarding Condensation in the Turn/Park Lamps
  • Fixing a Broken Cruise Control Switch
  • T-Top Headliner Repair
  • Replacing Your Oilpan Gasket
  • Replacing the Flip Rods on the 89-92 F-Body Convertible - PDF
  • Adjusting the Timing On Fuel Injected 1982 - 1992 F-Bodies
  • How to Repair a Rubbing Gas Door
  • Instructions for repairing the 1986-87 F-Body Hatch Pull-Down Unit - PDF
  • Steering Box Rebuild, Rag Joint and Pit Arm
  • Car Audio

  • A Brief on Subwoofer Enclosure Construction
  • Choosing Your Stereo Equipment
  • Stereo Installation Into a Third Generation F-Body
  • Not Completely Third Gen Exclusive :)

  • Ticket Avoidance
  • Modern Engine Controls
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