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General Information

Year
2008
Make
SAAB
Model
9³ Aero SportSedan
Color
Snow Silver Metallic
Packages
Cold Weather, BOSE 11-Speaker Sound
History
3rd owner, purchased at 60K bone stock.

6 speed automatic AF40
2008 SAAB 9³ Aero SportSedan (Snow Silver Metallic)

Modifications

Drivetrain
- JZW Stage 1 Tune
- NGK LFR7AIX plugs
- Turbo-X rear resonator box
- Dual rear muffler delete
- Vibrant 4" tips
Interior
- Hirsch Nappa leather dash
- Hirsch interior leather kit (door handles, e-brake, SmartSlot cover)
- Hirsch brushed aluminum pedals
- OEM matte chrome interior trim (doors, glovebox, shifter trim)
- Ledermanz custom Nappa leather flat-bottomed steering wheel with muscled 9 and 3 positions in perforated leather
- Brushed aluminum "SAAB AERO" sill trim from MY2003
- OEM SAAB manual leather shift boot and trim, PRND module delete
- Disabled seatbelt chime
- Disabled TPMS
- Deleted front door lock pulls
- Rear window "express-up" retrofit
- All interior lights replaced with warm white LEDs
- Green LED conversion for 12V socket backlighting ring
- Custom green accent LEDs in front door handles
- Yellow security system LED on center speaker trim
- Custom Valentine 1 concealed color display in place of OnStar switchpack
- Maxpider 3D rubber mats with matte black logos
- Center vent retaining tab modification = much easier removal
Exterior
- 3M 1080 Gloss Sunflower Yellow G25 full car vinyl wrap
- Hirsch 4-piece honeycomb grille
- Hirsch front splitters in body color
- Hirsch rear exhaust diffuser
- 2012 SAAB Griffin rear lip spoiler wrapped in 3M 1080 Gloss Black G12 vinyl
- Suntek Carbon window tint (20% windows, 15% rear window)
- OEM auto dimming side mirror retrofit
- Orange corner headlight reflectors P-dipped Anthracite Gray
- 3" clear TRS lenses inside factory AFL headlights
- Morimoto XB HID 5500K D1S bulbs
- TRS XSB 3.0 LED fog halos
- Tailgater warning white incandescent bulbs installed in rear fog housings
- CREE 25-watt LEDs (50-watt total) retrofitted into reverse lights with relay retrofit
- 25-watt amber CREE LEDs in front and rear turn signals with relay retrofit
- 4500K LED license plate lights with relay retrofit
- Chrome/stealth incandescent side marker bulbs
- Updated OEM rear badging with Hirsch badges, all painted gloss black
- Black background hood and trunk SAAB badges
- Blue/Yellow Aero badge stripes in rear (idea courtesy of fd3toe46 ;ol;)
- Painted brake calipers sunflower yellow with high-temp clear coat
- WeatherTech LampGard protection film on headlights and foglights
- PIAA Sport Euro horns
- SAAB logo projection LEDs on door panels with 5000K custom LEDs
Audio
- PA20-GM interface (aux mode, no iPod) with stock head unit, stock AUX port not used
- Hidden bluetooth receiver, on at key OFF, Wireless OEM steering wheel controls with Aten CS533, USB hub, Joycon EXR, Homespot, and Connects2 CANBUS interface
- Connects to and controls Pixel 2 completely wirelessly.
- JL 10” 10W1v2 sub, JL grille in custom cubby box fiberglass enclosure + JL 250W Class AB mono amp
- Infinity Reference 3002CFX front dash speakers
- Dynamat on all 4 doors, door panels, and rear deck
- Foam sound padding in headliner and trunk
Suspension
- stock Aero suspension (formerly KW V1 coilovers)
Wheel and Tire
- Cruize GTO / 18x8.5 / 5x110 / ET32 wheels with 235/45/R18 Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2 tires
- SAAB ALU50 17x7 wheels/Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 snow tires, no rear spacers in winter mode
- formerly Miro 111

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