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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. Pre 86 900 go fast goodies

    C900 Workshop
    So, everywhere I go, they only offer go fast stuff for 1986+. I have a darling little 1984 8V turbo sedan, and I'd like to add just a bit more oomph to her. I'm not looking to build a Super Saab™ or anything. Maybe boost to 180hp. Just for better freeway speeds. But, it seems I might be barking...
  3. Coilovers vs. Shocks and Springs on the 9-3?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So in the next month I'll be upgrading / refreshing suspension on my 06 9-3 aero. Unsure if I should go with coilovers (Ksports or megans) or regular suspension. Maptun right now is offering Bilstein B8s with their springs for only $730, while K sports are about $900 (Not including strut mounts...
  4. do88 intercooler vs Front mount IC. Comparison

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Intercooler comparison, drop-in vs FMIC. Saab 9-3 V6 Aero, 06. This test was made to see which kind of intercooler upgrade perform best on a car that have a full size intercooler positioned between AC condenser and radiator from factory. Is it a full size performance intercooler positioned...
  5. Loss of power randomly while driving, Turbo unresposive

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey guys, I've looked around and I cannot find a thread on the problem I'm having... Hoping that someone can point me in the right direction on this one. At random points while driving I will accelerate and it feels as if nothing is happening, very low power. The turbo gauge stays still while...
  6. For Sale: Koni shocks, vogtland springs, T5 ECU, antiroll bar & other OG 9-3 parts

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: James Location: Southern NH Means of contact: 978-877-8239 Price: Negotiable Hey everyone! Im fairly new to the forums, just thought I'd let go of a few parts I wont be using. They're were planned to be put on a 1999 9-3 se but Other things have come up. Ill list it all below OG 9-3...
  7. Viggen track build

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Current Progress, Fresh B235 Bottom end out of a 2006 9-5 Aero, Currently has less than 25k miles from the factory, rebuilt with a ported head. T5 Cams 2004+ 9-5 PCV system 19T ETS Intercooler (going to try the new DO88 soon) 3" JT Cat-less 1 muffler stainless super flow exhaust system SAS...
  8. Pulsing when accelerating

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I own a 2010 93 1.8t auto which has Maptun stage 1 (220bhp) software on it. I have been trying to rectify the performance issue I have with the car for years now, but as yet no luck. The engine has a slightly rough idle and will sometimes feel like it is losing power or pulsing when...
  9. For Sale: Saab 9-5 Big Pack, Intercooler, pipes & hoses!

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    do88 was founded entirely from scratch by two young entrepreneurs and has in addition two employees at this date. We are selling self-developed, custom made silicone hoses, intercoolers and pipe kits with accessories. Our goal is to provide immaculate quality, unique assortment and speedy...
  10. What are good lowering/performance Springs for a 08 2.0T?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2008 2.0T at stage 3 and now its time to do suspension work. For the moment I just want to do springs. Who makes the best lowering springs for my car? I'm not a wiz on any suspension work so any one that could help me out on this would be great. *All i keep hearing is Vogtland & H&R*
  11. For Sale: T5 Camshafts

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: James Location - Oxford, CT Means of contact: 203-444-6021 (Text/Call) Price: $70 Saab 9-3 T5 camshaft. Will fit in T7 model 99-02 for better performance. Increasing turbo spool and high end torque. In excellent condition. Buyer pays shipping. Local pickup within reason.
  12. For Sale: Brembo/Saab automotive rotors(Brand New)

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: James Location - Oxford, CT Means of contact: 203-444-6021(text/call) Price: $250 SET OF 4.... pre cut for saab 9-3 T7 models. Will fit on 99-02 models. Brand new. Never installed. Fronts are made by Saab Automotive and rears are Brembo. Buyer pays shipping. Local pick up can be...
  13. Aftermarket parts! Need sites!

    C900 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hello, I'm looking to add a couple of aftermarket parts to my 1988 saab 900 turbo, however I don't have enough time to research so I was hoping you guys could provide the sites! Here's what I'm looking for: -on some saabs I see the turn indicator light lens are clear and on mine they are...
  14. For Sale: Brand New Garrett GT17 Turbo!

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Nathan Polichnia Location - additional details: Norfolk, VA Means of contact: (816) 536-7467 or e-mail [email protected] Price: $500 shipped Transmission Type (auto/manual): N/A Mileage (miles/kms): N/A Description: Up for your consideration is a brand new, unused Garrett GT17...
  15. c900 performance stages

    C900 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    hey! im new here and i have a ton of questions!! can someone tell me the stages of upgrading my 1988 saab 900 turbo 16 valve? i want more power but dont know what to start with. suggestions?
  16. Best coilovers or lowering suspension?

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hey, Whats the best or cheapest lowering springs or coilovers I can get for a 1999 9-5 2.3LPT? I've tried searching the threads but i cant come up with anything? Thanks - J
  17. Street-legal Stage 5-6 T7 salt flats racer 2001 9-3 "The Silver Beast"

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Name: Lance Location: Salt Lake City, UT Means of contact: lance_mcbride(at)yahoo.com Price: $10,000 Mileage (miles/kms): 180k (5k since rebuild) Description: This car started as a stock 2001 9-3. Over the past few years, I have added many modifications and now it is somewhere between a stage 5...
  18. Want to increase performance!

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I have a 2005 Saab 9-5 aero 2.3l turbo and it's Manuel and I would like to know what cheap things I could do for now to increase power and then what I could do in the future to make it faster when I am not on a budget
  19. For Sale: OZ rims/tires, Snowflake rims/tires, SID, BSR exhaust, Realcar 2 piece spoiler, etc

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Chris Location: Saratoga Springs NY Means of contact: email @ [email protected] Please include "Saab parts" in subject. My paypal is [email protected] Prices: See below; Negotiable within reason for all items. Description: Remanufactured SID for a saab 9-3 (SID2...
  20. For Sale: Hirsch Performance 18" alloy wheels 6-spoke for SAAB 9-3 9-5 AERO TROLL VIGGEN

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - UK & Europe
    Name: Hirsch Performance 18" alloy wheels 6-spoke for SAAB 9-3 9-5 AERO TROLL VIGGEN Location - additional details: London, UK Means of contact: PM, email: [email protected] Price: 600GBP (currently on eBay)...
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