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  1. 9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    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 Thanks :)
  2. 9-5 Workshop
    Just found out from our mechanic that they think the piston rings are shot on our 2000 9-5 Aero. No compression in the cylinder and the compression stroke is almost blowing the oil filler cap off. They are quoting $1680 in labour for an engine swap, plus the cost of a used engine. They say...
  3. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I've started a new post to summarize the current situation with my son's 2000 9-3 convertible. For the original thread (i.e., more details if desired) see the following: http://www.saabcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=166332&highlight=light+blue+smoke+exhaust I'm trying to isolate the...
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