The best way I can describe this is that my 900 sounds like a diesel on cold starts and quiets down and smooths out after 3-5 minutes.
I'm afraid it could be piston slap? I know it's not lifters because the previous owner had new ones installed.
I've also heard stuff about a Teflon coat used...
I've got a fresh set of wossner pistons and rings that I dropped into my block. have yet to fire up the engine and just read about ring gap. Is this something that I need to deal with? Do I need to pull them back out and gap these rings?
Stock engine. 2003 9-5 Aero with 200k
Somehow, some way I was able to get my hands on a 2009 Saab 9-3 Aero [6MT, XWD, V6] ?... granted, the engine does need to be rebuilt 'cause it jumped time :D. But I think it'll be a pretty sweet project car once finished. I've done a solid amount of research and have sourced a vast majority of...
Help! I need a set of pistons in good working condition for one side of my 1999 9-3 convertible (need all hoses, wires too.) I would like to keep my cost down by only buying the one set I need, but if you are only selling a full set, I'll consider that too. Thanks!