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  1. Spark Plug Torque Question

    C900 Workshop
    Prior to this I hand tightened my plugs and done the 1/4 turn I am going to give the torque wrench a try this time around; my question is Bentley says 21ft/lbs and well that seems like a lot with the aluminum head. Does anyone tighten to that spec without using anti-seize and not have any...
  2. 2003 9-3 arc struggles to start and has p0300

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi all I need some help. I have a 2003 saab 9-3 arc for some reason It struggles to turn on I always need to give it some gas for it to start up, it just won't start normally by just turning the key. The other thing is that I'm getting a code p0300 at idle the car shakes a little but runs real...
  3. 2003 saab 9-3 arc 2.0t cel p1312 ive done everything

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi to all this is my first and I hope I can get some help. I bought a 2003 saab arc 2.0t that is throwing code p1312. I recently got the headgasket done after that the car was throwing a p0300 and another code for the maf and was shaking at idle. I went ahead and bought a new maf, installed...
  4. which NGK spark plugs... normal or iridium?

    9000 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    just getting into tuning my new 92 9000, cs 2.3 and wondering if anyone knows the difference of the spark plugs here http://www.ngk.com/results_app.asp?AAIA=1430374 we have iridium, platinum, and regular...seems iridium is best due to the price but maybe its not actually the best for an old car?
  5. Big loss in Fuel Economy in past month

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Ok, I have a 2006 Sportcombi 2.0T. I love how the car drives. Anyway, my mpg has nosedived in roughly the past month. I used to get Highway mpg in above 30mpg and as high as 37mpg at times. City was 28-26 MPG. Now it is 26 ish highway and 20-22 city. Baffled by what has happened...
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