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  1. B205 in T5 99 9-3 curious!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Now I know it's better option as far as tuning to have the b204. But I have a b205 100 000 kilometers and the current b204 in my car on it's way out. I have found very little on this subject...probably for good reason. But let's say I want the b205 in my t5 car. Can I make an adapter for t5...
  2. b204/b205 rebuild

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    First of all we removed the engine of the car. Removed all the parts from the block. Then we started the honing process. This process can be found on youtube. Cylinder honing process The honing pattern is nicely 45 degrees (what is not visible on the video) Removal of valves out of a cylinder...
  3. 2002 Saab 9-3 2.0t smoking (b205e)

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    So I noticed that a lot of light colored smoke was coming out of the exhaust. The car had consumed a lot of oil but I didn't notice any blue shade in the smoke as i looked in the rear view mirror (typically burned oil produces blue smoke). The car also produced significantly lower power than...
  4. Feasible to use a '96 N/A engine in a '01 9-3 turbo?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi and thanks for looking, hopefully a guru or two can help me out here. I'm aware that N/A to Turbo questions are common but my searching didn't return easily digestible results. --- I thoroughly enjoyed my 96 900s before it was totaled and would like to have another. Looking through...
  5. B204 dimensions and weight?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Does anyone know the dimensions and weight of a B204 engine with a manual transmission? I am curious to know whether it would be a good engine for an application in a MidLana build. I want to build one in the mid-long-term future so I'm starting the engine research now.
  6. Putting a B205R in a 1999 9-3?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Anybody see any issues with installing a B205R from a 2003 9-3 convertible in a 1999 B204L car? I have the entire donor car available for parts, and yes, I understand that the older engine is less prone to sludge. The 2003 engine has less than 90K on it and I'll also swap the turbo, auto...