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  1. New Saab Owner...With problems!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello everybody. I look forward to joining your ranks, just as soon as I get my Saab back in one piece. I bought a 1998 Saab 900 SE Convertible from a slimy jerk down in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I felt the transmission was a little "sporty", but for my first time driving a turbocharged car I...
  2. 01 Saab 9-3 Wrist Pin/Connecting Rod?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    2001 Saab 9-3 Turbo Base 2.0 DOHC 80,000 miles on engine Test drive; good. Buy car; good. Fuel up with 87 octane gasoline at 20 miles. 20 miles later in heavy traffic, noticed a distinct, metallic knock. We're now at 40 miles since purchase. ~100 miles, I suspect pre-ignition and add...
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