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Old 10-07-2012, 08:40 AM   #1
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October 2012 Saab Of The Month

bonelorry Is October's Winner!!!!!!

Car:

2001 Saab 9-3 Aero, Manual Geabox, Laser Red 3 Door coupe, Currently on 68K miles.



Engine/Performance:

Hyrbid T7/T5 2.3 engine conversion consisting of.....Rebuilt B234 bottom end, New genuine bearings STD size, New genuine timing chain kit, New piston rings, New Oil pump, New thermostat, New oil pressure switch, Latest revision breather kit, All new Gaskets/Seals throughout, B235 cylinder head with T5 camshafts, Full Air Con delete/removal with shorter belt, 600mmx300mmx75mm Front mounted Intercooler painted matt black Thanks Will with custom pipework by BRD, Custom 3" turbo back exhaust with sports cat and one silencer with oval tailpipe, Forge FM007 Recirc dump valve with Green spring, Standard TD04HL-15T#5 turbo with Forge actuator and Yellow spring, Bosch 3.5Bar fuel pressure regulator, B.R.D Stage 3+ software 300BHP/450NM.

Gearbox:

Hybrid FM55 gearbox consisting of reconditioned 9-5 Aero gearset and Quaife QDH8J ATB limited slip differential fitted into a 9-3 gearbox casing AKA Viggen spec gearbox, Viggen intermediate shaft, Viggen driveshafts, Viggen ABS sensor brackets, Taliaferro/Clutchnet stage 2 Kevlar/fibre 6 puck clutch, Sachs Viggen pressure plate.

Chassis/Suspension:

Bilstein B8 shock absorbers, Steering rack clamp and brace, 6 point subframe brace, Eibach lowering springs -30mm, Full 14 Peice Powerflex Polybush kit, Alignment set to Viggen spec, Taliaferro/GS uprated 22mm rear anti roll bar, Taliaferro/GS uprated Poly Engine & Gearbox mounts.

Brakes

308mm Front brake upgrade, Pagid Brake Discs all round, EBC Brake pads all round, Goodridge braided brake hoses, Saab 9-5 Aero brake master cylinder and servo upgrade, High performance DOT 5.1 Brake fluid.

Wheels/Tyres:

17" x 7.8j Hirsch performance 6 spoke alloys finished in Porsche GT3 Grey, Nitrogen filled Toyo T1R tyres allround in 225/45R17 94Y fitment.

Exterior:

Standard facelift Aero/Viggen bodykit, Gloss Black front Grill with Matt Black Stainless mesh, Shark fin rood aerial, Front fogs removed, Fully debadged.

Interior:

Standard Aero/Viggen interior, OpenSID, Standard CD/Radio head unit with uprated Alpine rear speakers, Abbott Racing tax disc holder, California scents air freshener.

Output:

According to T7 suite, 300bhp/450NM = Timed run of 5.7 seconds 60-100MPH in 4th gear.

Future plans:

Ive got a GT3071R 0.64 to go on over the next few months with supporting mods.
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