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General Information

Year
2012
Make
Saab
Model
9-5 2.3T
Color
Silver Metallic (168)
Packages
Arc
History
Bought from dealer used in July 2012, 128k, very clean. From all appearances PO took very good care of the car. Protective film on headlights, door ends, carpets very clean, all paint chips filled. This was my first Saab and actually the only Saab I test drove (I'm very impulsive). However, looks like I got a nicer Arc than most. It was lowered already on Koni Yellows and lowering springs (not sure which brand). It's just right height wise on 16's. That is everything prior to any modifications I performed.
2012 Saab 9-5 2.3T (Silver Metallic (168))

Modifications

Drivetrain
PO had KN filter installed. I cleaned and re-oiled.
Found an 04 9-5 Aero ECU and had it married to my car. Boosted it from 220hp to 250hp. Torque increased to 258. Immediately felt the difference.
Changed ATF
Relay 666 mod
Interior
Totally clean interior, no major changes.
removed tint (I guess this is more interior than exterior)
fixed driver door handle (it slipped out of the cable housing). Otherwise pretty mint.
Need to fix blend door issue though...
Exterior
Chronologically:

July 2012
Removed side window wind guards (easy), hood protector (easy) old headlight protectors (arrgh, not easy!)
Removed fading window tint, though I should have just kept it on until I was ready to replace :-(
added HD front lip spoiler.
Plasti-dipped front grill and kidneys black.
Found Aero rear deck spoiler at wreckers, ordered matching paint and painted it. Could have done better, but it'll have to do.
Bought BBS RX212 rims off craigslist, painted them black and mounted them. 8/15/12
Audio
Added 200w 10" bazooka tube, ran inputs from rear deck speakers. Pointed speaker toward Left Rear corner of trunk for best bass response. Using T505 Motorola BT/FM transmitter to play music from android phone.
Suspension
Currently on Koni Yellows and lowering springs (no sure of brand)
Wheel and Tire
Previously 7 spoke silver BBS Saab wheels.
Bought BBS RX212, painted them black and mounted them with the tires that came with the car Continental Extreme Contact DWS.

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