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    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
  2. from OEM to BSR Stage 1 with Absolutely No Effect

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I recently purchased the BSR Stage 1 upgrade software and PPC for my U.S. Spec 2006 9-3SS 2.0T (F35 gearbox with Quaife). I uploaded the BSR software to my car and synched the PPC with BSR with no issues whatsoever. The problem is that this upgrade has had no noticeable effect on the...
  3. Damn Broke Clip #32017863

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi Everybody, first post. So I have a 2006 9-5 Aero and needed to change my spark plugs. I came across the Stage 1 upgrade on eEuroparts for $210, which came with the colder plugs, so I figured I'd try it. When I went to take the windshield cowl off to get my immobilizer #, I accidentally...
  4. Stage one (SaabTunerScot Ebay)

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Has anyone gotten a tune from SaabTunerScot on ebay? I've read his reviews and they seem to be good.
  5. Exhaust leak at Flex Pipe! Options!?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hey gents, I took my 2002 9-3 SE in for an NC State Inspection, and while everything else was in pretty good shape, the tech found an exhaust leak at the flex pipe. Since she's approaching 185k miles, I'm not really all that surprised. It's minor enough to have a bit of a purr at idle, although...
  6. what should I do

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I am looking to buy a 2003 9-3 2.0t linear. Its an automatic. Before I decide I would like to know what kind of potential this car has. What parts do I need to get started. I know stuff like an intake, exhaust, and suspension. I was looking at the brew city tuners. What parts do I need to go...
  7. JZW stage 1 tune $200

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    I am selling a stage 1 tune for a saab 9-5 aero any year or a saab 9-3 viggen. I would advise it only be installed on a manual but it can be installed on an auto. I am selling because i am selling my car and putting the original ecu back in. Ive had it for about 2 months and it has ran great...
  8. Is Maptun a good idea for an old Saab?

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I've been thinking about doing a Stage 1 Maptun on my 1998 Saab 2.3SE lpt Ecopower Automatic. It's got 155K on the clock with a FSH. Just want the buzz of the extra power but don't want to break the old girl (or my car). My local Saab mechanic says "don't do it, leave things as the are, you...
  9. JZW PPC Review '04 Arc

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    (Not entirely up on the latest sponsor policies, so please move post if needed. I'll be leaving out any links to websites.) Hi all, just wanted to do a quick review here of the new PPC JZW is offering. Ordered this for my 2004 Arc, only prior mod is a BSR intake. I'm doing this review, as I...
  10. VTuner Stage 1 2.0T Dyno - 303hp/377lb-ft!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    using 15% drivetrain loss gives 304hp/377lb-ft at the engine. On the road I still see over 5% more airflow than on the dyno and expect the actual power is in excess of 320hp. 93 Octane fuel, 20psi boost, Super 16T turbo upgrade, 60# injectors, K&N panel filter, Denso IKH22 iridiums - everything...
  11. Stage 1 Upgrade Montreal, Quebec.

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, I am searching for a workshop in Montreal, Quebec to upgrade my ECU (stage 1) Can't find anywhere. Anybody knows? thanks in advance, Phil. Car: SAAB 93SE Convert 2002
  12. 9-3 B205E... Stage 1 advice please

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi ... seeking wisdom from the experts !! * I’ve had my 2002 9-3 SE 2.0t for just over 5 years and done about 90k miles in it but I’ve only recently joined this forum. Picked up some great tips from the workshop threads so far but it’s also got me round to thinking about tuning reading all the...
  13. 96 aero, needs to get running! starter, water pump, ingintion switch

    9000 Workshop
    hey gang! havent been here for a while, but now the Sabinator needs some repairs at 203k. I need a starter, to get her running. My water pump is on its last leg, so that has to get swapped out. The ignition switch sticks in the start position, you guys ever have that ? then, Im...
  14. BSR stage 1 tuning Bioethanol Saab 2.0 turbo automat

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    The software was installed by Autopower Norway, worked fine for about 10 km........ then blue/grey smoke came from my car................ Turbo was totally destroyed. Since this happend i have my turbo replaced, and my consern is: Did this happen because of my stage 1 tuning, or????? Any...