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Old 03-05-2004, 01:36 PM   #1
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Just bought a 2.0 Turbo from a 96

The whole engine..They are letting me buy it in installments I offered $800 and they took it. So now it looks like I have the extra head I need..and some random parts
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Old 03-05-2004, 02:47 PM   #2
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Ha ha, I got the pics, and its an 86. I swear he said 96. Needles to say the deal is off. Ahh well.
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Tweek, I know where there is an extra engine from a 96 900 SE that was wrecked. Let my know if you are still looking for an engine.
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wow - $800 for an 86 16V 2.0L!! That's insane! I bet that guy shit his pants when he heard that offer. Those motors are damn cheap - IDC how low the mileage is - they are just sooo common. tho, for a 96 2.0L $800 isn't too bad, a little steep, but I'm cheap so... it's prolly alright if it's low mileage.
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Old 03-05-2004, 08:57 PM   #5
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Eric, I think I know the engine..How about just the head?
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Well while you guys are looking for the engine...can I get the plastic shield that goes over the intake manifold and around the throttle body? Thats all I need
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Well while you guys are looking for the engine...can I get the plastic shield that goes over the intake manifold and around the throttle body? Thats all I need
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Maybe people will think it really has a 2.3 turbo in it?
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Old 03-06-2004, 08:32 AM   #8
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Yea that would be nice. The only bad part is that the oil fill / dipstick is in a different spot on the T5s. But thats EXACTLY what i need...damn.
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Old 03-06-2004, 11:35 AM   #9
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Ced, The place I called about the engine, is the place i figured would have the grill. No dice.

I did get ahold of the head and cams Ive been looking for. $400. I am swinging buy on Thurday to make a dp. I will look for the plastic cover and girll if you want.
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I could use one of those plastic throttle body parts myself.

$800 for a 96 would have been a nice buy though... guess it's back to saabnet.
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DC_SAAB - don't let me catch you use those words again..... saab net ugh...
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you could get an entire 2.3 liter-turbo engine next week for $50, but I think BS42 is going to take it.
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Yeah - IF it's still there....
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