what can i do to get the most performance outta my 3.1 in my cavy

45

Asked by Sep 08, 2009 at 12:51 PM about the 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Car Customization

14 Answers

45

if I view your picture, you hava a 2000-2002 cavalier, you have the 2.2 SFI or 2.2 L Twin Cam ??? or put an ecotec :P

45

sorry, i view the club picture ^^' put an 3.8 or a 3.8 S/C

45

no i have a 94 z24 with a 3.1

45

if i put a 3.8 or a 3.8 s/c i have to rewire alot of stuff including diving into the brain granted i would anyway but if i went with a 3.4 i could still use my injectors and not rewire that part of the brain.....not to mention i would have to adjust alot of stuff to even fit it in lol

15

well, we have the same car, i think that engine does't need to bee changed, just put it a good air filter, new sparkplugs and a bigger muffler, thats what i deed to my car, and i have now more than 170 hp, is not much but you can beat a mustang v6 1995-1998!, i love z24, it is fun to drive

55

there is not much you can do to a 3.1 but you could try a lighter under drive pully

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
45

well i have a k&n cold air intake, a 3 1/2 inch tip and bosch platinum plugs its pretty peppy just not as quick as i want it....im also thinkin of switchin it to a 5 speed...that should help my cause

75

a 3.1 liter can push as much as 400-450HP, if u know wht yur doing. i had a 92 z24 with the same setup. to get the most out of it takes a lot of bills. put in a bigger camshaft with lifters of course. do ignition, exhaust, intake, u can also get ur cylinder heads ported and polished for about a 100.00 at any machine shop, for all ur low end power. for high end power, install lighter crank, pulleys, pistons, bearings, fuel injection upgrades (fuel injectors, pump, wire harness, and chipped computer E.C.U.) u can find these parts on jbodyperformance.com or go to any engine shop.

45

wow thats in mega detail lol thanks bro now i should smoke what ever is on these streets here.

75

word up 2 dose ricer hondas. if honda can do it, chevy can but betta.

45

all i have done is air intake custom box coming into my back seat and body kit and exhausts

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
55

what? how?

45

how what?

55

never mind read it wrong

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Cavalier

Looking for a Used Cavalier in your area?

CarGurus has 1,069 nationwide Cavalier listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,890
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,290
#3 mbar1
mbar1
Reputation 1,170
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
524 Great Deals out of 29,491 listings starting at $799
Used Chevrolet Camaro
146 Great Deals out of 32,809 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Civic
500 Great Deals out of 88,851 listings starting at $1,499
Used Honda Accord
758 Great Deals out of 87,630 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford Mustang
371 Great Deals out of 46,946 listings starting at $1,999
Used Pontiac Sunfire
325 listings starting at $1,295
Used Toyota Corolla
688 Great Deals out of 72,335 listings starting at $600
Used Dodge Neon
708 listings starting at $1,950
Used Chevrolet S-10
12 Great Deals out of 1,374 listings starting at $1,595
Used Toyota Camry
847 Great Deals out of 90,116 listings starting at $950