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  1. Noisy lifters, I think I find a possible cure.

    C900 Workshop
    Not too long ago the cylinder head on my c900 blew the gasket. I figured while I had it all apart I would check my lifters for sticking since they would normally be noisy while its first started and one would stay noisy when ever it liked. I realized that with the lifter out and the oil port...
  2. 2002 9-3 engine problem

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi, my name is Will and I was looking at a 2002 Saab 9-3 SE 4 dr hatchback. It has the 2.0 turbo ecopower engine and it has a top engine knock and I believe its a lifter. I was just wondering to what extent and how much it would be to replace a lifter and maybe even a cam. Also if its not a...
  3. Saab 9-3 engine issue

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
  4. Engine Rebuild Trouble

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello, I just recently bought a 2001 9-5, 2.3t that had some engine noise. I got a good deal on it, so I've been working on it. So far, I have cleaned out the oil sump, replaced the main a rod bearings, installed new head, intake and exhaust gaskets, and replaced 3 of the 16 hydraulic tappets...
  5. Engine Experts Please

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    This is an Engine Noise Mystery at least to me. Purchased a 2000 9-3 SE HOT with 135,000 miles and a lifter tick. My estimation on the tick was #4 Intake valve tappet was making the noise. Later my Indy with lots of experience also agreed. I tore into the engine and removed the pan. In...
  6. Loud Lifters, Stalling

    C900 Workshop
    Hello! I bought a 1990 5-speed hatchback 900 two weeks ago. I purchased it knowing it was not yet roadworthy. Its a great car, no rust as it spent most of its life in Texas. It has a few dash cracks and a saggy headliner, but those cosmetic issues aside, its very clean. 90,000 original...