GMC 3.8L Engine

GMC, Chevrolet, Pontiac, Buick, Oldsmobile 

3.8 Liter Engine 1997-2009

Remanufactured Zero Mile Gas Engines


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GM 3.8 Liter Engine


1997-2009 GM, Chevy, Buick, Pontiac, Oldsmobile 3.8L Engine

Part No. FEGM38R-HD

Remanufactured, High Durability Crate Engine. Fraser’s Strongest Available Engine! All OEM Updates & Upgrades Included. Zero Miles.

Warranty:  3 Yr/Unlimited Miles
Shipping:  Call for Rates
Core Deposit:  Call for Details  

UNIT COST:  $1700

Part Type:  Remanufactured Engine Assembly (Factory Spec)
This GMC (GMC, Chevrolet, Pontiac, Buick, Oldsmobile)  3.8L engine is remanufactured with the HIGHEST QUALITY PARTS AVAILABLE and includes the following enhancements from Fraser Engines:

  • Bore and hone all cylinders to OEM clearances (We check all clearances within .0001 of inch),
  • Decking cylinder head(s) and block for straightness,
  • Cutting valve seats and valves to proper degree,
  • Line boring/honing crankshaft/camshaft tunnels,
  • Ground & polish crankshaft, new or remanufactured camshaft(s),
  • New main bearings, rod bearings, pistons, piston rings, lifters, pushrods (if equipped), timing components, oil pump, head bolts,
  • All new internal gaskets and seals.
  • All finishing gaskets are included (MAY VARY PER APPLICATION).

GMC 3.8L Engines

The GMC 3.8L (part of the 3800 family) is a V6 pushrod engine that is made specifically for mid-size vehicles from General Motors.

The base engine consists of:

  • All cast-iron engine block and cylinder head
  • Overhead Valve (OHV) engine valvetrain
  • Optional Supercharger
  • Sequential or returnless fuel injection

The engine specifications include:

  • A displacement of 231 cubic inches (3,785 cubic centimeters)
  • 3.4 in x 3.8 in (86 mm x 97 mm) cylinder bore and piston stroke
  • 9.4:1 compression ratio
  • 205 to 260 horsepower (153 to 194 kW) at 5,200 rpm
  • 230 to 280 lb-ft (312 to 380 Nm) of torque at 4,000 rpm

The GMC 3.8L has been used in a wide range of GM applications over the years, including the Buick LeSabre, Park Avenue, Regal, LaCrosse, and Lucerne; the Chevy Camaro, Impala, Lumina, and Monte Carlo; the Oldsmobile 88 and Intrigue; and the Pontiac Bonneville, Firebird, and Grand Prix.

Overall, the GMC 3.8L is a reliable, powerful, and fuel efficient engine, offering excellent value and quality that has stood the test of time.


1997-2004 Holden Caprice and Statesman VS (Series I, II & III), WH, WK
1997–1999 Buick Riviera (optional 1997, std. 1998-99)
1997–1999 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight LSS (limited)
1997–1999 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi (H-body)
1997–2004 Holden Commodore VS (series II), VT, VX, VY
1997–2004 Buick Regal GS / GSE / GSX (SLP)
1997–2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP / GTX (SLP)
1997–2005 Buick Park Avenue Ultra (G-body)
2000–2003 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi (G-body)
2001–2004 Holden Monaro (V2) CV6
2004–2005 Chevrolet Impala SS
2004–2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS Supercharged
2004–2005 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP
2004–2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
2005–2009 Buick LaCrosse/Allure
2006–2007 Pontiac Grand Prix GT
2006–2008 Buick Lucerne

TINWARE (Additional Cost):
Oil Pan, Timing Cover, Oil Sump..........ADD +$249.00

WARRANTY (Additional Cost):
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