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General Information

Year
2001
Make
Saab
Model
9-3
Color
Silver
History
05/11/2011 - Purchased used at auction w/engine knock.
09/09/2012 - Ran 130+mph at World of Speed on Bonneville Salt Flats.
12/30/2012 - Antifreeze froze overnight in Lovelock, NV (-7 below that night)
06/12/2013 - Finished rebuilding/reinstalling the engine
08/29/2013 - 270 miles on the engine rebuild. So far, so good.
10/17/2013 - 32.8mpg(?) & ~ 1000 miles on the engine rebuild.
2001 Saab 9-3 (Silver)

Modifications

Drivetrain
2.3L short-block from Saab 9000. Custom cold-air intake. Taliaferro 3" downpipe and exhaust. Mitsubishi TD04HL-18T. Flow-matched Deka 630cc injectors. Walbro 255 fuel pump upgrade. LC-1 wideband O2 sensor. Taliaferro hybrid metal/organic clutch pack/aluminum flywheel. B235 intake/T5 exhaust cams.
Interior
Upgraded motorized leather interior.
Exterior
Saab/Thule roof rack. Fabricated trunk emblem from rim emblem.
Audio
200W subwoofer. JVC radio / ipod in center console. iPhone charging port and holder w/bluetooth to radio. Additional apple charging port.

For those who think a car is entertainment enough: C-pillar instrument cluster (O2, Boost, Oil pressure), SID diagnostics using T7suite. ECU canbus port. ECU BDM port (just in case).
Suspension
Koni sport spring set. GenuineSaab rear anti-sway bar. Powerflex polyeurethane bushings on front-end.
Wheel and Tire
16" rims, Continental tires.

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