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  1. Hello all

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all, I took ownership of 2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T in late 2015 and have been absolutely loving it. In the past few months I have installed a 2008+ aero rear bumper, Maptun Carbon Fiber rear Diffuser, Maptun lowering springs, Had the resonator and secondary cat removed, had a custom axle back...
  2. 2.0T clutch replacement

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've just had my 9-3 Aero tuned up to the Maptun stage 2 (255bhp/370Nm) and noticed quite bad clutch slip during high torque phases. Maptun do not specifically recommend the uprated clutch for stage 2 that they sell which is rated up to 450Nm so I presume my clutch was on its way out anyway and...
  3. aftermarket (Sparco) sports seats in 9-3ss

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    This is an AZP/Maptun stage 7 demo car! We changed the factory seats for Sparco R333 sport seats in the front! We made several modifications to able to fitwith factory seat runner..This is the result
  4. Maptun rear shock locking ring breaking loose

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, has anyone had any issues with the maptun coilivers in regards to the rear shock absorbers coming loose? Turbo x started clunking the other day and when i pulled off the rear wheels and inspected i noticed the driver side shock had loosened off. When i say loosened off i mean the gold...
  5. TX Maptun coilovers

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey all, Just figured I'd give an update on the recently swapped Maptun coilovers. Big thanks to Kanundrum for the walk through. I've never done any type of springs before so it was great to have some guidance. As it turns out there were already Bilsteins on the TX when I bought it. I just...
  6. 260Pk 9-3 Aero 2.0T Sportsedan

    Cars for Sale - UK & Europe
    For For sale: Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0T Black Edition Year:03-2003 APK (MOT): 06-2014 Km: 317.000 -Maptun 25mm lowered springs -Maptun Grill -Maptun Airfilter -Beek Autoracing tuned: 260pk 430Nm.(dyno on paper) -New brake discs + pads front/rear -new callipers rear -New...
  7. Software Tuning

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi everyone, I have a 2006 saab 9-3 and I want to use maptun or another equivalent software update, to make my car faster, more powerful, the usual stuff. What I'm wondering us wether it works or not, and what the best one is, and which one is the cheapest .:D any other input is welcome...
  8. 2000 Saab 9-5 AERO AUTO WHITE

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Hello Guys, It is time for me to let go of my SAAB :( Car Runs perfectly fine, NO check engine light. Some minor oil leaks need to be addressed, but nothing major. Replaced head gasket and re machined head at 102,000 miles. Newer Brakes, Newer Tires. Have all receipts for all of the work...
  9. Maptun 3" DP to 2.5" catback install

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    This morning I installed a Maptun 3" downpipe and a Maptun 2.5" catback exhaust. It all went pretty well, took a couple of hours. The only problem I really had was getting the midesction of the catback out and in over the chassis, but only bcause I couldn't get the back end quite far enough...
  10. Is Maptun a good idea for an old Saab?

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I've been thinking about doing a Stage 1 Maptun on my 1998 Saab 2.3SE lpt Ecopower Automatic. It's got 155K on the clock with a FSH. Just want the buzz of the extra power but don't want to break the old girl (or my car). My local Saab mechanic says "don't do it, leave things as the are, you...
  11. Turbo X: After latest mods...and nearly 3 years on

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Colleagues: Having returned from the SaabsUnited Octoberfest with a variety of goodies, freshly installed, I thought it a good time (coming to my 3rd Anniversary of Ownership, from new, and 40,000 km) to share what I've done recently and a synopsis of my experience with the car. Don't wish...
  12. Strut Bar Install Tip: get longer bolts

    9000 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Over the last few weeks I've been intermittently struggling to install a MapTuns strut bar from Velocity Tuning on my 96 9000 CSE. I know that this is really supposed to be a 15 minute job - unfortunately, at least in my case, the stock strut tower bolts were too short to securely bolt because...
  13. Velocity tuning/ maptun

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Goodmorning, First, I would like to commend all of this forum's members for the extremely knowledgeable and useful information and of course the overall atmosphere! I am new to the saab world and this has been an excellent source of reference. Throughout my " homework" process I decided that I...
  14. 400+ for the T8....

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    just thought i'd give people an update...just got done talking with maptun and the 400+ kit for the T8 is not completely finished yet. hopefully we'll see more about it in june (that should be enough time...)
  15. For Sale: Maptun ECU programmer - Maptuner

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    As it turns out you can't relicense the product unless you are the original owner. BSR is similar although they offer a trade in option. A paper weight it is.
  16. Video: Russia's 9-3 SS Tuner Battles - Hirsch vs. everybody

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Ok, to start with I'll be uploadding youtube hotlinks for out races starting from this year's spring to the most recent, shot basically second ago. Enjoy and feel free for some tuning trash talk:D
  17. Maptuner

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Maptun has come out with a ppc called Maptuner. Does anyone know about this? its on the home page, their a small video of it.