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  1. 2008 9-3 Valves replacement

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So, new to Saab Central, I've been bitten by the GM poor valves on 2008 93 2.0 convertibles. I'm curious about replacement valves for this problem. Any suggestion on which valves to replace and whom to buy from for this beauty. Surely OEM valves are out of the question. Only 79,678 miles and...
  2. 2007 2.0T won't start

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    key isn't turnable, an error message comes up saying "pull out key, turn steering wheel. restart."I installed a new battery and removed every fuse for atlas a minute and no change, i also replaced the SID in the car that controls the steering and now a message on the dash comes up saying...
  3. Wanted: WTB: Lowering springs for an '06 93 2.0T

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Like the title says, I am looking for a set of lowering springs for a 2006 9-3 2.0T 5M. Name: Robert Location - San Angelo, Texas additional details: My car is a 2006 9-3 2.0T 5-speed manual Means of contact: PM or Email Price: Open Transmission Type (auto/manual): Manual Mileage (miles/kms)...
  4. Saved a 2006 9-3 ('Sven') from the crusher!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi SaabCentral! About a year back I bought my 2006 9-3 2.0T Auto with 127k. It's a one-owner car that I bought from the head database programmer at my engineering school. He loved it and maintained it perfectly until early last year, when in a matter of months so many things had gone wrong...
  5. 9-3 Sedan 2.0T Repair History

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi everyone, I'm brand new on this forum BUT I think my thread might help some 93 2.0T 2003+ owners in the future. Mine is a 2003 Vector 2.0T, the first ones here in North America. 13 years old... So... here are some problems / solutions I got with the car : 1) Driver's side coil spring failure...
  6. What are good lowering/performance Springs for a 08 2.0T?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2008 2.0T at stage 3 and now its time to do suspension work. For the moment I just want to do springs. Who makes the best lowering springs for my car? I'm not a wiz on any suspension work so any one that could help me out on this would be great. *All i keep hearing is Vogtland & H&R*
  7. Lowering Springs For a 08 2.0T

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I would like to be lowering my car by the end of this winter. I have looked at many brands of springs for my car & would like to hear recommendations from you guys. What springs did you get? How do it ride? How much did they cost? Were they a b*tch to install? Let me know everything you guys...
  8. Exhuast is wayyyy to loud

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    OK so I have a 2008 93 2.0T & I had a OBX 3" and resonator delete & everything else was stock. I thought I was a a tad quiet. Then I'm like I'll get a new muffler and I got a Borla thinking it would be okay and boy was I wrong. The car sounds okay but in the interior it sounds awful. Someone...
  9. Muffler Help

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I'm debating between mufflers and i need some advice. I'm debating with Borla and Magnaflow mufflers since they seem to be the best well known and best quality. I need to know which will fit best on my 93 and sound the best (I know its all opinionated). When mounting can I go with really any...
  10. 2.0T saab tuning issues

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all. I recently had my 2008 93 sport combi (2.0T) tuned by a local Toronto Saab specialist. We went with basic stage 1 tune to try to preserve the clutch (on his advice). After the tune I am now having less performance and certainly less boost. The mechanic informed me I have a hardware...
  11. 9-3 Sedan 2.0t 2006-2007 SF Bay Area

    Cars Wanted - North America
    Looking for a clean, well maintained 9-3 to replace my battered 900. 4 cylinder turbo, NOT convertible. I'm in the east bay area. Thanks for looking! PM me if you can help out.
  12. 1st Saab - 00 9-3 2.0T vert

    New Member Introductions
    Just picked up a low mileage 9-3 vert so I'm joining the forum here. I used to drive a Subaru SVX custom and found similar forums to be useful. Coming from a n/a slightly modded AWD SVX (6 cyl 240hp), I find the 2.0T (185hp) lacking in power and control. This is made up for by the increase in...
  13. 260Pk 9-3 Aero 2.0T Sportsedan

    Cars for Sale - UK & Europe
    For For sale: Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0T Black Edition Year:03-2003 APK (MOT): 06-2014 Km: 317.000 -Maptun 25mm lowered springs -Maptun Grill -Maptun Airfilter -Beek Autoracing tuned: 260pk 430Nm.(dyno on paper) -New brake discs + pads front/rear -new callipers rear -New...
  14. '03-'05 Aero Suspension for '07 2.0T

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop first post. I've spent a few hours researching the lowering options for my 2007 2.0T, but if I've missed the answer on here, please let me know. I'm aware of the usual options (Eibach/H&R/Vogtland + Bilstein/Koni), but I get a big discount on OEM parts, so I thought I should...
  15. HELP 9-3 2.0t turbo won't BOOST!!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, so here's my problem: Check engine light is on (CODES: P1312, P0033, P0411) Once i erase the codes, the car works fine but after a couple hours/days, check engine light is back on and the turbo won't give more than half his boost... So I checked the forums to see what it could be...
  16. JZW stage 5 tune 2.0T

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey everybody just got my stage 5 setup from JZW and holy crap it's raw here's my set up; 20T billet compressor wheel turbo cost around 850 for the full conversion from TD04-14T ( big T) turbo to the TD04HL-20T billet turbo, well worth it!!! Anyhow, forge fmic, Siemens deka 60# injectors and...
  17. Review Craigslist ad, please?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, I've never owned a Saab, but I've always admired the 9-3. Could you check out this Craigslist ad and tell me what you think? How reliable are these? It seems Consumer Reports has given the 2006 a "good" rating for electrical problems, which I've heard we're an issue in previous...
  18. Losing power top end. HELP

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    A few months back I had my 2006 9-3 2.0T SS dyno tuned. (I will post graphs soon). The car was run stock, then with a BSR Optiflow intake plus ECU remap, then with a 3" catless DP. On the first pull the car made power up to 5000Rpm then the HP started to dip at 200hp @wheels and not make any...
  19. 9-3SS Aero 2.0T BSR Review - 2 days in

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Further from my previous thread anticipating BSR, I thought I'd start a new one with some proper thoughts on the Stage 1 BSR: I've had a bit more time to reflect and check out the re-map. Also some drier roads to put the power down on! I'm beginning to appreciate the differences now - they're...
  20. '08 9-3 2.0t help

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hello everyone, I am new to the Saab community, but not the euro tuner world. I have been diligently searching for information on 08 9-3 2.0T performance and have really yet to find anything concrete, I have found a wealth of knowledge from before 2006, but not so much after that. Anyway here...