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  1. Saab 2.3t more hp, more power

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Greetings saab owners, I plan on buying a saab 9 3 with the 2.3t 230hp engine. I am not really a saab person, i wasn't interested in saabs before, but they are quite nice. From what I've read the 2.3t is the best to reach more hp - I would be happy with 300hp for a daily car. My questions are...
  2. My daily driver (9-5 Wagon)

    My daily driver (9-5 Wagon)

    She has quite many kilometers on the clock (337k km), but she is happy. Surface rust can be seen on the wheel arch.
  3. Parting out 99 9-5

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    HVAC failure and ignition switch failure contributed to my decision to part out my favorite car. Repair shop damaged most center console parts and some components of HVAC. 2.3t Ecopower with Auto xmssn. 3 spoke wheels. All switches and gauges function. Located inland St. Augustine Florida...
  4. 2001 Aero

    Cars for Sale - North America
    2001 Aero - Gone Name: Ted Location: Haddonfield, NJ Means of contact: PM here or 609-505-6192 Price: $1500 obo Transmission Type (auto/manual): Auto Mileage: 220K Description: Nice well cared for Aero. Interior in in very good shape little wear. Runs great, I am doing a sump drop this week...
  5. Need Advice! 9-5 2.3t Started Blowing Heavy Smoke

    9-5 Workshop
    :o My Saab is a 2002 9-5 Linear Wagon 2.3t Auto with about 74,000 miles. The last time I drove it I felt a hitch while accelerating and saw a puff of smoke roll out of the back. I immediately pulled over and turned off the car. When I started the engine a heavy amount of smoke came out of...
  6. Differences in engines

    9-5 Workshop
    I recently bought my 2004 9-5 Arc 2.3T. The badge on my trunk lid says "2.3T". I've often seen "2.3t", "2.3T", and "2.3 Turbo" mentioned in various posts. What is the difference in the engines, if any, and am I correct in assuming that the badge on the trunk lid (boot lid, for you...
  7. 1999 9-5 2.3lpt

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi Guys, I've just inherited my Dad's 1999 Saab 9-5 2.3T "EcoPower" as he's recently purchased a 2002 Saab 9-5 2.3T Vector. It's currently done around 160K and I'd like to enhance it slightly without slamming it and such. So really as my first post, I'd like to know some basic, modifications...
  8. New to us Saab 95 2.3t Gary Fisher Wagon

    New Member Introductions
    Hi there- So....coming from a Yota/Honda/Subie background. We just welcomed our first son into this world (well 10 months ago) and wanted to find a wagon to tote him and his dog around. We were in the market to replace either our: 1984 Toyota Camry...145K... ticked like a clock and did...
  9. 9-5 2002 2.3t Linear Oil Blow

    9-5 Workshop
    This is my first post/ questions. My car had the sludge engine questionably rebuilt. I got the car back before he finished (2 years), he would of never finished. Finally hooked it all up, and it seemed like the turbo went. I changed the turbo but that was not it. Any suggestions? Could it be...
  10. Advice on parting out my beloved 2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t wagon

    9-5 Workshop
    Sadly, my Saab died while on a family trip to Virginia.... we had it towed back to Minnesota for $1K (ugh!) and are now faced with either fixing it (turbo, head gasket, ignition switch, etc etc) for minimum $2600 (which is also what I still owe on the car!!!) OR selling it. Do you all...
  11. For Sale: Parting Out 2000 2.3t sedan

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Photos Here: Front end damage, 90,000 mi on sludge free engine (Replaced 1 year ago by independent Saab garage. No damage to engine / turbo / etc. Whole car available! Best Offer! Name: Location - additional details: Means of...
  12. 2003 Saab 95 2.3t $1800

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Name:2003 Saab 95 2.3t linear Location: Middletown, New York Means of contact: Call/text Jesse @ 845-467-1858 or email: [email protected] Price:$1800 OBO Description: Great car. i used it until an engine overheat and blew the head gasket besides that everything is in top shape...
  13. Deos anyone know what injectors come stk on 01' 2.3lpt?

    9-5 Workshop
    This weekend I'm installing a TD04 on my 2001 2.3 linea LPT, 5 spd transmission. I already had Tuning by MPS flash an ECU and it's on it's way. Mike (MPS tuning) mentioned I should upgrade to Aero injectors to get the most out of the tune. So searched and found that Bosche part # 0280156023...
  14. Engine Swap

    9000 Workshop
    I need to replace the engine in my 1995 Saab 9000 CSE. I can get one off of a 95' CS, but I'm wondering if that is the same engine as in the CSE. If anybody knows, I would appreciate the help.
  15. Coolant Leak??

    9-5 Workshop
    Recently, my 03 95 began profusely leaking coolant. i had it diagnosed and the lower hose seemed to be the problem. when i took out the radiator it was in bad shape. so now I am replacing it. but the old hose did not seem to have any holes or anything the coolant could have leaked from. Is there...
  16. Xenon Headlight Problem 2008 9-5

    9-5 Workshop
    I got my car about 2 months ago and ever since the day I picked it up the driver's side headlight will go out when hitting bumps. Sometimes it won't work right on start up and display the error light, when it does work on start up though the light has to be out for a good 5 minutes for the light...
  17. Turbo Swapped 2000 9-5 wagon

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Asking: $3600 This is my 2000 saab 9-5 wagon. It has a 2.3l turbo swapped engine. it currently has 244,000 miles on it, but the engine was replaced by saab at 130,000 due to the previous owners sludge issue. since then the car has had oil changes every 5,000 miles with 5w-30 fully synthetic...
  18. Saab 9-5 coolant problem

    9-5 Workshop
    Recently, our 2005 9-3 2.3T started send us a "refill coolant" SID message. Our mechanic checked the reservoir, and noted that the coolant was not noticeably down. We determined it was a faulty sensor. However, I've now started smelling the molasses-y smell of hot coolant or antifreeze, but only...
  19. 2006 9.5 black sportcombi wagon, manual

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Considering selling my '06 9.5 2.3t wagon, rare manual trans, 87K, one owner, nonsmoker. Black ext, gray leather int w. brushed aluminum detail, heated front and rear seats. FWD, 6-disk CD, auto moonroof. Custom 1-year old Thule roof rack installed by REI. Beautiful, fun to drive, need larger...
  20. Can I replace a water pump myself?

    9-5 Workshop
    So. My Saab story is beginning. I bought a 2000 9-5 wagon (2.3t) for $400. 167,xxx miles. According to a Saab specialist (which I had look over the car before I bought it) it needs a water pump. Is this something a guy with exceptional mechanical skill can do? Ive worked on my 65 Dodge Dart...