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Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 07-04-2020, 01:14 AM
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Posted By jerrit
Equal-ish length headers and GT25 turbo

This is a belated thread for work that happened between May 2018 and January 2019.

I had previously done a ground-up Trionic 5 conversion on this 1992 900 Turbo (as well as a laundry list of other...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 07-04-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By jerrit
Lowering racing seat mounts

This is a belated update on the green 900 Turbo for work that happened in 2018.

Back in 2012 this car got racing seats on sliders, and the sliders had to be modified to fit. I was never completely...
Forum: Welcome New Member! 07-03-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By jerrit
Welcome. I've owned more saabs than I like to...

Welcome. I've owned more saabs than I like to admit, and I definitely appreciate the 9000. My parents have two of them, a 1992 turbo and a 1991 NA, both automatic.

1993-1997 narrows it down, but...
Forum: Customizing Your NG900 or old 9-3 07-03-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By jerrit
Improving power steering serviceability by changing battery type

This one's a two-for: cheaply replacing a no-longer-available part of the power steering assembly with generic hydraulic hose, and replacing the heavy/bulky battery and battery tray with a smaller...
Forum: General Classic 900 Posts and Information 07-31-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By jerrit
I've one turbo and one na c900, and never...

I've one turbo and one na c900, and never realized there was a difference between the battery trays. What's different about them?
Forum: Welcome New Member! 03-22-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By jerrit
I documented rewiring the car from the ground up...

I documented rewiring the car from the ground up here (https://www.saablink.net/forum/performance-modifications-classic-900/93338.htm). But these days, there are practically plug-and-play kits from...
Forum: General Classic 900 Posts and Information 01-09-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By jerrit
I have several anecdotes that may give you ideas....

I have several anecdotes that may give you ideas.

My 1989 900s had problems with bucking under acceleration for years that nothing seemed to fix. This ultimately turned out to be a loose solder...
Forum: General Classic 900 Posts and Information 04-06-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,009
Posted By jerrit
I love the way classic 900 are living on with...

I love the way classic 900 are living on with parts and tech from the newer cars. This makes me wish I had a second one, with an interior.

Keep it up!
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
March 4, 2018 Success! The project is done. ...

March 4, 2018
Success! The project is done.
...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
March 3, 2018 Test fit on the car. ...

March 3, 2018
Test fit on the car.
...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
February 28, 2018 Got my part back, exactly...

February 28, 2018
Got my part back, exactly like I envisioned. The fitment with the bearing is perfect.
...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
February 13, 2018 Based on my measurements, the...

February 13, 2018
Based on my measurements, the closest match I can find is this INA NK-24/16 Needle Roller Bearing. I found a ton of these new old stock from industrial supply places on eBay so it...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
February 10, 2018 This intermediate piece of...

February 10, 2018
This intermediate piece of tube covers the telescoping mechanism, and originally helped to implement the ignition steering lockout. Now it's just a cover and guide for future...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
February 3, 2018 I realize I messed up. The...

February 3, 2018
I realize I messed up. The Corsa column has both a tilt mechanism (which I've locked in place), and a telescoping mechanism. The telescoping is limited by two circlips inserted into...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
January 28, 2018 More little brackets, to...

January 28, 2018
More little brackets, to attach the factory stalk bracket without cutting it up.
...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
January 14, 2018 I decide to brace the top of...

January 14, 2018
I decide to brace the top of the adjustable angle column using steel shaft collars (searching for "shaft collar" online brings up a bunch of S&M stuff first, lol).

Some more...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
December 30, 2017 Mocking up how I want to put...

December 30, 2017
Mocking up how I want to put the stalks back on.

Yeah, some things are crooked, whatever.
...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
December 7, 2017 Parts finally arrive. ...

December 7, 2017
Parts finally arrive.

December 9, 2017
50 amp self-resetting breaker and 70 amp bosch/tyco solid state relay installed and wired to positive.

The relay will be triggered by...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
November 14, 2017 ECU remounted. Put away...

November 14, 2017
ECU remounted.

Put away all the tools and cleaned up most of the mess in the shop. Vacuumed out all the metal shavings from the car.

Clamped in this temporary wiring to make...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
November 13, 2017 Saw that I'd missed some...

November 13, 2017

Saw that I'd missed some important welds on the dash beam, had to grind them off (awkward places where the grinder was hard to reach), weld, and repaint. This is why you don't...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
November 11, 2017 More brackets. ...

November 11, 2017
More brackets.
...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
Weld in place....

Weld in place....
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
A little Cardboard Aided Design to mock up the...

A little Cardboard Aided Design to mock up the next parts to cut.
...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
2017-11-09 Had to stay at work late, didn't do...

2017-11-09
Had to stay at work late, didn't do anything to do the Saab. Stopped by for a beer before going home, helped Eric thread a tricky bolt back into the driver's side dash beam support on his...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the Classic 900 03-09-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,131
Posted By jerrit
November 8, 2017 Pull dash beam back out. Grind...

November 8, 2017
Pull dash beam back out. Grind all the zinc off the ends so I don't get poisoned. The sticker on this bar says weldable mild steel, but I'm 90% sure based on the surface...
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