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How does a 1999 9 5 2.3 turbo compare performance and option wise to a 1999 9 5 SE V6?
The 2.3 only has 75K miles, and has a brand new turbo from a Saab dealer, and looks to be in mint condition for about $7k (us).
 

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In stock form the 2.3 has 30bhp less but I'm guessing is a little lighter, but a 15% drop in Bhp will be noticable :cry:

But change the turbo (sell the new one on it), slam in an Aero ECU and you have a real machine ;)

Or just whack in a stage 1 tune :cool:
 

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Chris 9-5 said:
In stock form the 2.3 has 30bhp less but I'm guessing is a little lighter, but a 15% drop in Bhp will be noticable :cry:

But change the turbo (sell the new one on it), slam in an Aero ECU and you have a real machine ;)

Or just whack in a stage 1 tune :cool:
Get the Aero turbo/ecu, it's probably cheaper from wrecker/ebay and they TD04 will go further and longer than the poor little GT17....

Then buy an aero stage1 later if you really need it...

Basically if you want to tune it at all skip the v6.... though in stock form it'll be slightly faster
 

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What should i expect to pay for the turbo and ecu?

What might the new turbo sell for?
Is it plug and play?
 
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