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  1. Cobalt ss turbo engine -> og9-5

    9-5 Workshop
    Ok so I have an 01 Saab 9-5 wagon, it had the b308 and an auto that was broken. Got the silly idea in my head to swap a manual into it. I was in the process of doing that when I was in an accident and lost my left hand. Now I’m finally getting back to it and I have a totally different kind of...
  2. engine replacement v6 2006 9-3

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Found a low mileage engine. My car is automatic. donor engine is from a manual. What are the implications?
  3. 2011 9-4X Aero 2.8L turbo engine compatibility

    Saab 9-2X, 9-4X & 9-7X Workshop
    My 2011 9-4X Aero had catastrophic engine failure at 90K miles. This is an automatic. Head removal revealed hole in a piston. I need a replacement engine or short block. Can anyone confirm any of the following: 1) the GM part number for the short block is 12635736, 2) the complete...
  4. Engine swap

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    'sup? So, here in Germany they wanna ban Euro 4 diesel, and i have one. To be exact, Saab 9-3 Sport Kombi 1.9TiDS 2006. Now, Maybe they will ban Euro 4 next year, maybe in 10 years... who knows. Still, I don't wanna go and buy another car, especially because I brought my Saab less then a year...
  5. Hunting idle after engine reinstall

    9000 Workshop
    hey team, I recently bought a 1994 saab 9000 aero with a leaking headgasket and clutch slave leak. I pulled the engine, replaced the head gasket, clutch slave, and any other items that looked worn and now I have a hunting idle at start up. With the clutch in at a stop sign or light, often it'll...
  6. Engine Swap!!?

    9000 Workshop
    So I'm all quite new to the forums and such. Just wondering if you guys could help me out! This might be a stupid question.. But I've recently found a 1998 CSE turbo with a solid body, but an engine that knocks. The body of the 98' is in a lot better shape than my 94' CSE Turbo. Is it possible...
  7. Engine and transmission swap

    9-5 Workshop
    I have a 2002 9-5 linear that has front end damage but has newly rebuilt engine and transmission (5 spd auto). I also have a 2004 Saab 9-5 Arc that has a bad transmission (leaking seal by torque converter). How can I swap the 02' transmission and/or engine into the '04? I have seen posts that...
  8. Will a 99 9-3 Vin N 2.0L Engine replace a 2001 Vin K 2.0 L Engine?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi, I have a good 1999 from a SE 9-3 4 cyl. 2.0L F.I. Turbo (VIN N). Can I drop this into a 2001 SE 9-3 SE 4 cyl. 2.0L F.I. H.O. Turbo (VIN K) ? Thanks, Joe Here's the relevant engines and years: 1999 9-3 4 cyl. 2.0L F.I. Turbo (VIN N) 9-3 4 cyl. 2.0L F.I. H.O. Turbo (VIN P) 9-3 VIGGEN...
  9. '01 Viggen to '02 Aero engine swap questions

    9-5 Workshop
    I've owned 3 Saab's and I'm about to purchase #4 . The trick with this one is that the engine is "bad". It's an '02 9-5 Aero so it has the B235R (right?) and I have another B235R from my "01 Viggen Conv that was in a wreck last month. The 9-5 is an automatic and of course the Viggen is/was a...
  10. Engine swap 96 NG to 97

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Gentleman, I recently purchased a 97 NG900 that has engine problems, and I already own a 96NG with a well maintained engine. The reason I'm doing the swap is because mine is from NY and is covered in rust and the 97 is from South Carolina and clean as can be. I just had a few questions about...
  11. B235e in an 03' 9-5 Aero?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey there everyone, This would be my first post here for help. I have a 2003 Saab 9-5 Aero with about 84k miles on it. I bought it used and it ended up having oil starvation issues and the engine is now dead... :cry: I absolutely LOVE this car and am looking forward to learning and...
  12. 2.1 to 2.0 turbo Conversion

    C900 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I accidently purchased the wrong replacement engine for my 2.1 1991 saab 900 and now have a 2.0 turbo motor. Wondering how hard this conversion would be or if I should return the motor? It didn't come with turbo so I know I will need that and the brackets as well as the correct ECM. I was...
  13. T7 Auto to T5 manual conversion help

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey guys. I'm new to the forum on the posting end. I use it OFTEN thought, because nearly everything has been covered already. Although, I'm having a bear of a time trying to find a write up or any info at all on an auto to manual transmission swap on a 2001 9-3 with trionic 7 with a motor and...
  14. Engine swap or rewire? Need some advice...

    C900 Workshop
    Well, at this point on my '85 900 16V Turbo, I don't know how badly damaged the wiring loom is. I feel like it may require taking the replacing the harness. And at this point I have no way to gauge the extent of the wiring damage without pulling it out and inspecting it... In some places it...
  15. 2.3 Linear to 2.3 Aero engine swap

    9-5 Workshop
    I am replacing the engine in a 2001 9-5 2.3 linear wagon with a 2002 2.3 Aero engine. I have the Aero engine with Mitsubishi turbo, engine wire harness and ECU. (I bought it with the 2002 5 spd transmission, and transmission ECU, but posters on this forum have discouraged me from using it due to...
  16. Zero Compression in Cylinder #3 (Engine Swap?)

    C900 Workshop
    Hello Guys, You have been so helpful so far so I thought I would ask again. I purchased a 1992 Saab 900S Convertible (120K miles) about six months ago, everything was fine except for intermittent power loss which I fixed thanks to everyone's advice. Now my car is shaking like crazy, with...
  17. Saab 9-5 Aero, Engine Swap-Compatibility 2008 vs 2001 B235R

    9-5 Workshop
    I have a 2001 Saab 9-5 Aero. This is my 4th saab and I really enjoy driving it. Last night the engine took its last breath and will cost too much to revive. Does anyone know if I can put a 2008 B235R engine in my 2001 9-5 Aero? Are there any components that are not compatible? Thanks...
  18. i have a 2001 saab 95 aero- looking to swap 2.3 engine for 3.0

    9-5 Workshop
    is it possible to take the 2.3 engine out and put in the v6 3.0? I blew the 2.3 and found a 3.0 to go in it possibly.
  19. Is a '88 complete engine swap compatibale with a '87?

    C900 Workshop
    Hope you Folks Can help, So my kid bought a '88 saab 900 turbo and recived a '87 for free on the side for parts. His unexperinced *** got an in accident hitting a median curb going 50mph and blew all the tires, punched a hole in the gas tank, bent the back axels, punched a hole in the oil...
  20. '88 to '87 Engine Swap?

    C900 Workshop
    Hope you Folks Can help, So my kid bought a '88 saab 900 turbo and recived a '87 for free on the side for parts. His unexperinced *** got an in accident hitting a median curb going 50mph;oops: and blew all the tires, punched a hole in the gas tank, bent the back axels, punched a hole in the...
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