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What's the difference between our old 3.1s and the new ones like in the malibus? How can the have 30 hp stock more than ours, are they built with performance parts or something? Is it possible to make an old 3.1 as powerful as a new one without spending rediculous amouts of money?? Or am i better off to swap in a new one and start off with more power then mod it, instead of having mine rebuilt with performance parts?
 

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Increase in HP would be due to advancements in technology. I would think that it would be easier and cheaper to buy a newer 3.1L than modding your current one.

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Anyone know how much a new 3.1 out of, say, a malibu would cost?
 

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hey the new ones are called the 3100. They are faster cuz the heads are a lot better. You can put them on your car but you have to have the whole intake power stearing pump and a few other things to do it.
 

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What do you think it would take to get 225+ hp out of a new 3100 without spending too much? (starting off with 170 hp)
 
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