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  1. HX35 on a B207R?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So, I want to put a diesel HX35 turbo on my 2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T. Yes, I realize how huge that turbo is--I'm planning on getting a custom manifold made so I can have the turbo sticking slightly out of the hood with it's own cooling scoop. I'm putting another scoop in the hood above the airbox. I...
  2. Custom-Molded Dashboards?

    Auto Detailing & Body Repairs
    Does anyone know of any company that makes custom-molded dashboards? Looking to "expand" my dashboard, a la KITT and have to fit a bit more than the usual stereo and HVAC panel into it... I've googled this for months and all I keep coming up with are dash cover kits that are just contact paper...
  3. Secondary Electrical System In Boot?

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Looking to run a secondary electrical system out of the trunk via a RigRunner for my radios and other accessories so I don't have a bunch of RFI coming back down the line. I'm slowly converting my Saab into a Swedish version of KITT, and wanted to design an electrical system that I could just...
  4. Old damaged leather seats solutions?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Could not find a focused thread on this topic so creating to entertain various solutions for mates with similar issue. ------------ Well my 04 9-3 Aero CVT seats are trashed (ripped, cracked, etc..) The only solution, other than swapping, since 9-3 Aero cvt seats are hard to come by is...
  5. Custom Backbox?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I was thinking about removing the stock backbox and just replacing it with some pipe and a tip as it would make it sound less tame. Can anyone tell me the diameter of the end of the center section (where the backbox connects). I seem to see different answers everywhere. I have an 06 9-3 2.0 Aero
  6. One Sick Sonett

    The Lounge
    Craigslist ad - Not associated with seller in any way - Just posting as an FYI Text from ad: "For sale is my one off completely custom Saab Sonett. It has been converted to rear wheel drive and is now...
  7. CB Radio Mount For 2006 93

    The Lounge
    I didn't know where else to post this so moderators feel free to move it as you see fit. I'm wondering if there are any cb users out there and where they mounted the radio in the Saab 93s. I want to mount mine on the top of my dash or the center console (I'm even getting one with a green...
  8. SAAB 95 estate lighting

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    hey guys, been a while since Ive been online... cars been great, upgraded the power steering lines with some new ones, car has been running/driving like a top. I just picked up an aluminum dash and console trim from a local salvage yard to install and get rid of my cracked and busted wood grain...
  9. custom head lights?

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hey guys, newer to the SAAB scene but I was wondering if anyone has found clear lenses for the 9-5's head lights? (99-02? body style) I'm considering updating my worn out head light housings but have not been able to find much in the lines of aftermarket head lights. the few that I have seen...
  10. Custom Air Intake for 02 9-3 SE

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Wanted: Custom Air Intake Info for 02 9-3 SE Hey guys, I have a 2002 9-3 SE and I'm looking to help it breathe easier. I know there's an open air filter kit on sale at Genuine Saab, but I was wondering if any of you folks have swapped out the existing pipe for a smooth bore aluminum one, kind...
  11. shifter modifications

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I've been eyeballing the taliaferro short shift kit and it started to make me think, would it be possible to (in addition to shortening the throw with the ss kit) shorten the height and fit an aftermarket knob? Of course I would sew a new boot to fit the shortened shifter. The main thing...
  12. [FS] Custom 2002 saab 9-5 linear wagon, 2.3 turbo

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Custom 2002 saab 9-5 linear wagon, it has a 2.3 turbo in her, it has 121,000 miles. Brand new throttle body, rear brakes and rotors. Runs really smooth here comes the custom part it has 10 spoke black rims, tinted windows, tinted rear lights, k&n air filter, performance by-pass valve and all the...
  13. For Sale: "CC" Air Intake Heat Shields for 2.8 V6 Turbo!

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Im just going to call them CC (Craigs custom) heat shields. Here are some more pictures of the base. Ive also included a detailed video. The video sounds better on real speakers. Not on the smart phones. Its too busy and frequency is all crazy. The point I did this folks is for us to have an...
  14. Need Some Exhaust Ideas

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    So after months of knowing it was coming, my flexpipe finally blew out. The car is damn loud, it's been fun for a couple days but I'm starting to get tired of it...and there's the issue of it not passing inspection also looming. The rear muffler is also in pretty rough shape. other than that...
  15. Ideas for Subs on 9-3

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Please i wanna get some ideas before i actually move forward in making one. feel free to post your pictures of your system :)
  16. Exhaust options for 03 Aero Wagon (Opinions please!)

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Okay, so here's the deal: I have recently acquired an 03 Aero Wagon that has 200k on the ticker, but is in pretty good shape! It has rusty exhaust piping where the down pipe meets the flex pipe. The guy doing my tranny needed to cut the pipe right behind the 2nd cat, but before the joint...
  17. Saab 9-5 rare custom front end

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi guys and gals i'm thinking of giving my car a master mod and was wondering what everyone though about this bumper i have photoshop-ed onto my front end ??? Im very very tempted to try it ! i've even created my own little jet badge for the grille lol. Look forward to your responses. Nikki
  18. Upgrade Opinions - 2004 9-3 ARC - Exhaust or PPC?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello Everyone! I am new here and look forward to contributing my knowledge/experience/pictures/videos as I modify my 2004 Saab 9-3 ARC. All of your posts and articles really helped me make up my mind and decisions as sat on the sidelines and read your posts. Just completed my first mod 1. BSR...
  19. Custom Seat Covers

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, Well, now that the engine is running well again (let's keep our fingers crossed) it's time for some cosmetics. :D Has anyone purchased custom seat covers from State of Nine? I'm looking at these in red: The price...
  20. Fixing a leak in a custom line

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    In my TD04 installation, the setup I purchased (used from a guy on here) had one stainless braided line, and one fabric sort of one (both of these are for coolant), which I think is this link: The fabric one seems to be leaking...