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  1. 9-5 Workshop
    Hi, new member here, and couldn´t find anything conclusive yet, so I thought it would be easier to ask. I will soon buy my first car, a Saab 9-5 aero, 235 000 kilometers on the clock, 230 hp. My plans are switching the turbo to an TD05-20G, 395cc injectors and fueling lines etc. How will the...
  2. NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I have a 2002 9-3 2,2L turbo diesel, I want to know if it is possible to turbo swap it. If possible I want to get at least 150+ hp. What turboes can I swap with and what do you recommend? Thanks in advance.
  3. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello SAAB Lovers, I have a 2000 SAAB 9-3 Viggen. I put it on the track. I am using unleaded racing fuel at 100 octane. I was thinking I might need to advance the timing to take advantage of the "extra" power from this fuel, it there a way to do this - or does this type of change require...
  4. NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Fellow Saabcentral members, have a look at our assortment for the NG900 / OG9-3! This intercooler, in particular, is the greatest upgrade from stock out of all of the intercoolers that we offer. Being 222 % bigger if offers 22 % better airflow and 55 % lower IAT! How´s that for a difference...
  5. 9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    This is a self-designed performance intercooler and RIP-kit for SAAB 9-5! Significant advantages with do88 performance intercooler (OEM intercooler): - Core volume: 11803cm3 (6379cm3), do88 is 85% larger.* - Air flow at 0,15 bar / 2,18psi pressure drop: 268CFM (192CFM), do88 40% higher.* -...
  6. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Intercooler comparison, drop-in vs FMIC. Saab 9-3 V6 Aero, 06. This test was made to see which kind of intercooler upgrade perform best on a car that have a full size intercooler positioned between AC condenser and radiator from factory. Is it a full size performance intercooler positioned...
  7. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Intercooler comparison, drop-in vs FMIC. Saab 9-3 V6 Aero, 06. This test was made to see which kind of intercooler upgrade perform best on a car that have a full size intercooler positioned between AC condenser and radiator from factory. Is it a full size performance intercooler positioned...
  8. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Intercooler comparison, drop-in vs FMIC. Saab 9-3 V6 Aero, 06. This test was made to see which kind of intercooler upgrade perform best on a car that have a full size intercooler positioned between AC condenser and radiator from factory. Is it a full size performance intercooler positioned...
  9. 9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    When I first got behind the wheel of my 5 speed aero I never would've thought I'd want the thing to go even faster. But tax returns are here and I am freaking out over some vids I watched of tuned saabs and I really want to push this thing to its limits. I am looking at low cost universal...
  10. NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Current Progress, Fresh B235 Bottom end out of a 2006 9-5 Aero, Currently has less than 25k miles from the factory, rebuilt with a ported head. T5 Cams 2004+ 9-5 PCV system 19T ETS Intercooler (going to try the new DO88 soon) 3" JT Cat-less 1 muffler stainless super flow exhaust system SAS...
  11. NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi all , brought a Saab 9-3 Coupé 2.0t SE , runs nice and fairly quick for such a heavy car very impressed. Looking for basic upgrades; Panel filter or induction kit? not much of a performance upgrade but looking for a more louder sound. heard induction kits can suck in to much hot air and...
  12. Cars for Sale - North America
    Name:Phil Fazekas Location - additional details:Lavallette N.J Means of contact:Text/call 908-838-8774 Price:$5,000 O.B.O! Transmission Type (auto/manual): Manual Mileage (miles/kms):213,000 Description: selling my 2002 saab 9-5 aero. 5 speed manual transmission 213K on car but please...
  13. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Within the next few months I would like to go to a Stage 2 tune the means I will need a downpipe. I have a 2008 2.0T and I haven't seen many companies that make them, so if anyone has any recommendations and reviews it would be great. Thanks, Blake
  14. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Ok so I have a 2001 saab 93 2.0t trionic 7 system. I brought my last saab 93 lpt tuned to 280hp already. I understand it had : td04-18h turbo Custom live re-map De-cat pipe 2.5 inch abbott racing cat back exhaust Viggen rescue kit & lowered. I'm after more power out of my new lpt as she's...
  15. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    1st question : I recently brought a 93 2001 lpt T7 model (114500 miles) off a 88year old retired doctor who owned it from new. As soon as I got it, I got a oil & filter change done. Changed with castrol 5w/30 according to the garage I used. I have since had white smoke come from the exhaust...
  16. Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    sold: not sure how the delete the posting now
  17. 9-5 Workshop
    Hey guys, here's a question. I have a 2003 9-5 Linear with 85k on it. It's in pretty decent shape, although I'm thinking about plasti-dipping the bumpers to cover some chips, etc. Engine seems decent and I like working on it when I can find the time. I was kicking around the idea of getting a...
  18. 9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    So I have the 2003 9-5 ARC V6. I'm wondering what are the first things I should do to start tuning and getting more performance out of the car ? So far It seems pretty quick as it is but I just want to build it up. This is my first car I've bought myself and I really want to make it as nice as I...
  19. 9-5 Workshop
    I have been looking online and checked out Nordic, BSR, Maptun, Etc.. I have no idea which one works better and have not heard of anyone just doing the stage 1 tune with just the ECU tune (i have a new exhaust but ya..) all i want is just a little tune and i don't know where to get it from. Also...
  20. Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
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