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  1. Engine swap?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi guys, first post here. Not sure if there is much info out there but how difficult would it be to swap the 2.8 v6 into a 2011 9-5 vector (obviously built with the i4)? Does anyone know if people have done this or have any helpful info in this regard? Thanks.
  2. Will these injectors work for me?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    recently i picked up a td04-14t for my 04 9-3 LINEAR(2.0t), i planned to to go with the siemens deka 60# but ended up finding a 07 9-3 2.0T in the junk yard and snagged the injectors off of that. I swapped the injectors off of the junk car on to my linears fuel rail, but came to realize these...
  3. 06 9-5 aero With 02 front End?

    The Lounge
    Hey I was active until I sold my old 9-5 aero I have recently wanted another saab. I've found this 06 saab 9-5 aero, The front is a 02 aero I'm just wondering why someone would do this swap (he said someone hit him in a parking lot) carFax would be supplied by the owner and a locale shop did...
  4. 04 Arc: Auto -> Manual Swap

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello All!, I am on the tail on of my automatic to manual swap. I have/used an 02 Aero donor car for all the parts(gearbox, clutch, linkage, etc). I put everything in (including the manual gauge cluster), jumped the NSS, and car runs and drives! Then, the electrical gremlins started....the...
  5. Feasible to use a '96 N/A engine in a '01 9-3 turbo?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi and thanks for looking, hopefully a guru or two can help me out here. I'm aware that N/A to Turbo questions are common but my searching didn't return easily digestible results. --- I thoroughly enjoyed my 96 900s before it was totaled and would like to have another. Looking through...
  6. Turbo X Blown Engine Swap and Upgrades

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey Everyone, I could go on and on but its getting late. First and foremost a brief description of what happened. I live in Colorado and it's winter. Letting your car get warm before you drive has been burned into my brain. Long story short it was the first really cold days of winter...
  7. 9-5 cylinder head to 9-3

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hello. I'm new to the forum. Thought it would be a great way to reach out to Saab fanatics. :D The project I'm currently working involves swapping cylinder heads. The donor car being a '03 9-5 Aero that overheated (I know what I'm getting into), and the project car being a '03 9-3 SE...
  8. Snatching an engine from a 9-5 wagon?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Out of curiosity, how much work would it take to put a 205/235 into my 9-3? The engine would be coming out of a 2001 9-5 wagon, seen here: Looks like it says ecopower on the valve cover? I don't know whether it's 2.0 or 2.3 or turbo or not. Just...
  9. Swapping power for manual seats

    C900 Workshop
    Because the apaulstry in my beater 900 is so much better than that of my 88 900, I want to swap. The main problem is that the 88 is manual and the 94 is power. I expect a wiring marathon, but initial inspection reveals a slight variation in the seat brackets, therefore the floor pan and how the...
  10. Auto to Manual conversion

    99 & 90 Workshop
    Hello, I've found and read the Auto to Manual Conversion PDF doc that's available on the C900 tech forum for performing the swap on a C900 (obviously :roll:). While I understand the fundamentals would be the same to do the swap on a 99, is it as much of a bolt on conversion on the 99 than on...
  11. STATEN ISLAND! Tech 2's Local?

    Tech II Workshop
    Gentleman and ladies... Need Tech2 out on the Island for ECU flash for B207L to B207R (wtf) engine swap/upgrade..... Let me know if I may be lucky enough not to have to bring this thing over A bridge to get it programmed. thanks all. :o
  12. Engine Swap for 2003 Saab 9-3 SE Cabrio?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi all! This is by no means a serious question that I plan on doing now, but for future reference, I was wondering if it is a good idea (or even POSSIBLE) to swap out the 2.0t engine I have in my 2003 9-3 Cabrio for a bigger engine. I'm not looking into a huge engine like a V8 or anything...
  13. TD04 upgrade from GT17

    9-5 Workshop
    I'm in the process of swapping a working Garrett GT17 from my 9-5 Linear for a TD04-15T and I thought I'd start a thread to share some ideas and ask some questions. The car has about 88,000 miles and has had most of the major stuff done already. Apparently there was some sludge in it way before...
  14. 2001 Saab HOT SE Vert Engine Swap

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    2001 Saab SE Convertable w/auto trans. Victim of sludge. I just bought it 3.5 weeks ago. Saab Specialist here in Seattle, WA wants $3000+ for new (different/running) B205R engine in it. Can I swap a B235R T8 engine T8 into it, without too much complication. It seems the B205R is a more...
  15. Wanted: Wanted: Wheels/tires

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Jack Location - additional details: BendOregon Means of contact: through this forum 2002, want a set of rims to keep snow tires and summer tire separate. Willing to look at different sizes. Also, what year rims fit an 02'? Just wondering, thanks!
  16. DIY Projector Lens Swap

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So I've seen a few threads in which members talk about their aftermarket lenses, but never actually seen a thread about it. Let me start by saying I'm new to the whole "retrofitting" or whatever you would like to call it, but I am pretty handy with things so the swap was no problem for me. It...
  17. 9-5 Parts Project, Changes Throughout The Years...

    9-5 Workshop
    So I'm about to start doing a hybrid of exterior body parts with a First 1st gen style (98-01) and the Second 1st gen style (02-05) 9-5 Aero. And possibly something from a 9-3 (nothing crazy, I'll explain when I get to that point). I'm starting with the rear. What I want to do is keep the...
  18. Turbo help plz

    9-5 Workshop
    I have a 1999 2.3 4 cylinder automatic 9-5. The turbo just recently blew I have access to a 1999 9-3 Saab I can't tell if it is the same gt17 turbo will this work? It's also a 4 cylinder.
  19. Not to beat a dead horse... but need help with engine swap again!

    9-5 Workshop
    Ok guys so here is my situation. I have a 2001 9-5 Aero Stage 3 tuned... I blew the engine with 130xxx on the odometer (with no tuning) and purchased a used engine with 80xxx, performed the swap, and tuned the car. Long story short blew that engine too... Anyways I love this car to death so...
  20. 1995 saab 900s Engine swap--Help!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi, I have a 95 900s 4 cylinder non-turbo automatic tranny. I need any information on how to swap my ceised motor for an identical motor. Do they have step by step instructions in Haynes manuals? I have always done general maintinance on my cars, but never something so big as an engine swap...