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  1. VTuner Stage 1 2.0T Dyno - 303hp/377lb-ft!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    using 15% drivetrain loss gives 304hp/377lb-ft at the engine. On the road I still see over 5% more airflow than on the dyno and expect the actual power is in excess of 320hp. 93 Octane fuel, 20psi boost, Super 16T turbo upgrade, 60# injectors, K&N panel filter, Denso IKH22 iridiums - everything...
  2. Suggestions for my 2006 Saab 93 2.0T

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Got this car a few weeks ago and love it! Current Mods: Black plasti-dipped grill, black dipped bumper reflectors, and black dipped rear chrome emblems 25% tint (still have to install back window tint) Planned upgrades: JZW stage 1 PPC tune BSR intake (is there a cheaper intake available?)...
  3. Just test drove a 9-3ss 2.0T... Help me evaluate its issues?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Been looking at this car on Craigslist for awhile, and finally got to test-drive it. There are two issues, one of which is a potential deal-breaker. 1) It's nearly impossible to get into 5th gear- it just revs like it's in neutral. The owner says it needs a synchro ring... Does that sound...
  4. spirited driving - whats up with my brakes?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    ok, so last night I went for a nice drive on the back roads. fast acceleration, nice corners etc etc. after a while my brakes will start to make a noise every time the tire rotates around. its like a loud clicking noise every rotation, kind of hard to describe but happens on both front brakes...
  5. VTuner 2.0T Stage 0 Dyno Results

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    AFRs are based on a tail-pipe sniffer after cats, so subtract 0.5 AFR for actual. 221whp/244wtq = approximately 250hp/280lb-ft at the crank (using 12% drivetrain loss for FWD Manual). Using 15% would be ~260hp/290lb-ft All results are SAE corrected and smoothed (raw uncorrected values are ~5%...
  6. Turbo "pinging" noise

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2004 9-3 with the 2.0t. 94K miles. I recently had the timing chain, tentioners, guides and water pump chain replaced. Both chains are tight with very little slack. The car runs fantastic except for one thing, When I accelate and the turbo nears the red line, I get a pinging noise...
  7. Dumb questions?.... Newby to Saab

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    What are the screws called for the engine cover (2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T)? and where can I purchase the wrenches to remove them? Also Whats size screws are used for the license plate brackets?
  8. Bought an '04 Today!

    The Lounge
    After waiting and waiting at what seemed like forever, I finally got the Arc today! I LOVE IT! Sadly it'll be another week before the replacement amp (under seat) is ready to be installed, so no radio at this point. I just keep finding small little things that are awesome, like the split side...
  9. '04 9-3 Conv. 69k miles Knoxville, TN

    Cars for Sale - North America
    2004 Saab 9-3 convertible. Silver with grey leather and black top. All service is up to date with records. Oil changed by Saab dealer every 5k miles. Second owner, no accident history. Automatic, high intensity head lights, factory aux input.... for full description and pictures, please see my...
  10. For Sale: 1992 Saab 900 turbo 16v convertible parts

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    1992 Saab 900 turbo 16v convertible parts - all in good condition, except roof (has 3 tears) and AMF meter. Car is green metallic with tan leather interior, black roof. 107,000 miles. Car is repairable for who wants it complete! Make me an offer. Location Nashville, TN. E-mail me for details...
  11. Wanted: 93 Aero Convertible Interioir Decor and Suspension

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Looking to buy 2.0T Aero Convertible Sport suspension for my ARC vert i.e. springs and struts or just springs.... Please note it's is not the same as Aero SS/Coupe/Sedan suspension.... Also looking for Aero interior decor parts like aluminum center console, aluminum glove box decor strip...
  12. Feeler: 2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T - 11,500 Miles. SoCal

    Cars for Sale - North America
    2008 SAAB 9-3 sport sedan with a 2.0T engine for sale. The car only has 11,500 miles on it (mostly freeway miles). It is a 6 speed manual transmission. Snow silver exterior with black leather interior. It has 17" aero wheels with 225/45/17 Continental ContiSportContact tires, 3 with decent tread...
  13. I searched for aftermarket Xenon(HID)!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My car is 9-3 2.0T 2007. I searched the saab central forum but I can't get the exact answer and make decision. Can anybody tell me the websites where they sell xenon(HID) Kits? Im almost sure that i have to use 35W with H7 bulb. Any advice will be appreciated! Thanks!:o