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  1. What are stages in a saab?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    So I've seen these things called stages for saabs and they look kinda like hard drives in a way and say that they add like 40 HP more to ur car is that true? Will it help preformance wise?How do they work? And will I need anything else if I get one?
  2. AT/MT ECU Power Differences?

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Just realized a newer 2004 9-5 Arc ECU will not correctly program to my 2002 9-5 linear with 9-5 aero engine, i have no traction control or abs. Now looking into a ecu on ebay from a 2002 9-5 Aero but it says AT for auto trans. My saab people tell me the transmission doesnt matter and each ECU...
  3. FS 2002 Saab 9-5 Aero 5sp Stage 3 BBS $6500 obo

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Alright guys, my family is growing and we need a larger car so my Quicksilver has to go. First let me please say, if you are just a "tire kicker" please don't waste my time. I am very busy running my business and don't have time to reply to every "dreamer" that comes around. If you have the...
  4. Jzw stage III prep and planning

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hai everybody, so stage 1 has worked out rather nicely so far (besides the blasted coil packs >.<), and the hunger for power is sort of an addiction so, I'm laying out some plans for stage 3. I also have a hunger for knowledge so that I dont **** things up, and I want to take the time to do it...
  5. Strange Vigorous Vibration Under Hood When Accelerating

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, so about a week ago I installed a JZW stage 1 tune on my 2003 9-3 Linear. it worked great until i decided to change the spark plugs and fuel (I was running on 87/unleaded and moved up to 93/premium). I did both about the same time, and since then, if i ever tried to hop on it and give...
  6. '01 9.3 SE in great shape w/upgrades, not running

    Cars for Sale - North America
    This car almost certainly needs a new or rebuilt engine, and since I can't find a replacement engine for any sort of sane money, I would like to sell the car. It has 240K miles, but is in excellent, well cared for condition inside and out. The ONLY complaint was missing SID pixels! I recently...
  7. FS: Must go! 2002 Saab 9-5 Aero 5 sp w/ BSR Stage 3 - Akron, OH

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Hey guys, I am sad to say I must part with this beauty, however my family is growing and I need to get something larger very soon. This is a 2002 Saab 9-5 Aero with a 5 speed manual transmission that is fully loaded. This car runs amazing and has never been abused. Even though I have a BSR Stage...
  8. For Sale: BDM Module for T5 SUITE

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    For Sale: I have the unused BDM module purchased from the "German Dude" on Ebay. Decided to get a box tune.. Just want to pass on to assist the home tuners out there. $10.00 + shipping. References under "mackadilly" at the big auction site.
  9. Who tuned your ECU and why?

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi all, I'm looking for firsthand information on ECU tunes, what stage you're running, any positive/negative feedback you have, why you chose the company you did, if you worked your way up the stages how each compared, and any other random things you may have noticed. I know there is a good...