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  1. 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. New Member Introductions
    About 10 years ago my son asked me to test drive a car with him because he could not operate a manual transmission. Being a car guy, I said sure but commented on why he is buying another "foreign" car. He assured me that it is a really nice car. It was a bit of a ride, so we caught up a bit and...
  3. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Broken battery tab in wire harness that goes to the starter I recently bought my son's 2003 9-3 Vector. It has a few issues but the biggest is the copper tab that goes to the starter snapped off when I was removing the starter. The 13mm nut kept spinning so I put a screwdriver behind it to...
  4. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Hi I just bought a 2003 Vector... on the steering wheel there is a few buttons for controlling a phone...the manual mentions the phone would not work in the usa or Canada...But I am in Australia, does this mean i can somehow connect my phone to the system? While im here I may aswell ask one or...
  5. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey everybody, I helped my friend buy a 2003 9-3 SS Vector,4 Cylinder, 6-Speed Manual. And we are planning to do the maintenance ourselves, so I'm developing a plan. The car has a "stutter" or "judder" under hard acceleration for a few seconds and then it evens out. From reading this...
  6. Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name: Zach Smith Location: Midland, MI Means of contact: [email protected] Price: Description: Hey everyone, I have a 2003 9-3 Vector, looking for some parts in or around Michigan Stuff I'm Lookin For: *Preferably in my paint color "Hazelnut Metallic"* • Rear door (driver's...
  7. 9-5 Workshop
    Hi Everyone, I was wondering if anyone knew whether the 3.0L Diesel Vector cars had a timing belt or a chain? Also, does anyone know what the change intervals are for both? Thanks Barry
  8. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I recently purchased my first car, a 2003 Saab 9-3. I am looking to increase performance but just don't know where to start. I have been considering putting in a blow off valve because I want to enhance the sound of the car. Not sure if there is a better, possibly cheaper way. There are...
  9. NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hello, I recently purchased my first car, a 2003 Saab 9-3. I am looking to increase performance but just don't know where to start. I have been considering putting in a blow off valve because I want to enhance the sound of the car. Not sure if there is a better, possibly cheaper way. There are...
  10. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I'm purchasing an 03' Vector and I was just wondering what are some common problems to look for when buying one. Thanks!
  11. Cars for Sale - North America
    $7,000 Since you guys are Saab Nuts i know you will appreciate the time, money and work spent making this car into what it is now 2003 Saab 93 Vector (Sports Edition with Sports Suspension) 268 HP & 311 TORQUE There isn't a place I go in which i don't receive compliments about her, the...
  12. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi guys, Can anyone please tell me if it would be possible to fit the infotainment system to my 2004 9-3 vector. The car currently has no screen in the console for sat nav etc and I would like to fit an infotainment system so i can access bluetoothe and other extras it has to offer, Sorry if...
  13. Cars Wanted - North America
    Looking for a 2003-2006 9-3 Arc or Vector/Aero, let me know prices/miles and color or if you have pictures. Thanks.
  14. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, I Heard a terrible noise when i got into the car one morning 1.9 tdi 150 vector but it was -6 degrees C. turned out the spring on the drivers side front had snapped with the cold weather - must have already been weakened i guess. I replaced the spring on that side only but have a...
  15. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I drive a 03 9-3 vector 2.0T 6 speed. Last night I took on the project of installing a 3" in/out borla XR-1 sstraight through muffler, in place of the huge stock one. I only replaced the muffler no piping, results are a mildly louder exhaust with a nice tone, and can feel a diff in acceleration...
  16. Cars for Sale - UK & Europe
    Im selling my Saab 93 saloon after having had it for the past two years. It's a 2.0 Turbo 93 Vector Sport Anniversary petrol. It has full leathers and is fully loaded including Sat Nav / AC / Parking Sensors / MP3/CD Player / Alloys / factory kit/ spoiler / paddle shift gears / multifunction...
  17. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    hi, got a bit of a problem with my 93 vector sport 1.9 tid 05 [120] it doesnt start very easily from cold when left overnight and alot of smoke would say the colour is gray (will have a better look tommorrow) but no smoke once reved a bit, also at 40mph+ at around 1500rpm i get a slight judder...
  18. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi Everyone - I am looking at this 9-3 and am not sure if it's priced right - can anyone gimme some input? 2006 (06) Black 9-3 Vector Sport (150Bhp), 72K on the clock, FSH, Cambelt done at 71K documented. Engine looks immaculate. 17" alloys, Sat Nav, 2 Keys. 1 Yr warranty, 6 months tax, MOT...
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