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  1. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Wrong thread sorry Hey everyone! long time saab lover, but been away for a while without one. I recently moved on a budget and picked up a '99 93 base vert as my daily. Im mainly here in question about MBC's and the anticipator! I used to have one and it is an easy way to just make your turbo...
  2. NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi, I just installed a new boost gauge on my 97 900 vert ( has the 99 9-3 engine). I have a max PSI of only a dismal 5-PSI, so i bought a Dual stage MBC from Turbosmart. I'm hoping this will be the answer to bumping up my boost a bit. Only problem is, I'm not to sure how much PSI I should bump...
  3. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey guys, I have a mbc installed on my 1999 Saab 9-3 2.0. Usually when i floor it my car only boosts up to 18 psi but occasionally it goes up higher and I get fuel cut-off. What would be causing it to do this? I just noticed that everyone talks about fuel cutoff being at 15.5 psi but mine has...
  4. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    (2010 9-3 Saab 2.0T fwd 6 sp. manual) So have a smart performance mbc installed and just installed a bsr optiflow intake. I know how to tune the mbc until I hit the fuel cuts. With the bsr intake on, it sounds like a bov. THere is an incredible amount of air being released. For how...
  5. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Good news, after a few misdiagnoses, I have finally fixed the overboost issue on my T5 9-3. My searches and posts originally had me thinking it was the BPC. I attempted to clean BPC using WD-40, and giving it a few good taps to free up the valve; however, that didn't work. Next, I purchased an...
  6. NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hey guys I have a quick question. Is it possible to use the Saab MBC+ anticipator kit on my LPT Saab? Should I just go with the regular Saab MBC? It will be paired with an OAI and a Forge BOV. Thanks for your help.;ol;
  7. NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    http://www.ericsaabsite.com/Upgrades/Stage3/BoostControl.html ALRIGHT so as stated in Erics description " An example is a wide open throttle accelerations, ECU control has max boost at 17 psi. The button is pushed to close the solenoid and the MBC takes over." After reading and...
  8. 9000 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I installed the " D.I.Y" Manuel boost controller and it works perfectly (after having to replace worn spark plugs and distributor cap). However, i can only just barely get into the red portion of my gauge (1986) before the boost limiter steps in and cuts all my boost. My question to all is how...
  9. NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Now, I'm no mechanical whiz, but would I be able to install this without blowing up my engine? Also what are the dangers to an MBC (Manual Boost Controller) and what would be the power gains from this model: http://smartperformance.net/product_info.php?cPath=21&products_id=28 I just got a...
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