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Forum: Welcome New Member! 08-17-2016, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By DC_SAAB
Hey there.. Welcome to the site.. lots of great...

Hey there.. Welcome to the site.. lots of great information here.. Where are you hailing from??
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 11-30-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,251
Posted By DC_SAAB
ouch.. I just learned this lesson after letting a...

ouch.. I just learned this lesson after letting a tuner get a hold of my car only 2 weeks ago.
Most cars will pop the head-gasket before a ring.. so check to see what color the smoke is.. an...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 11-05-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 38,483
Posted By DC_SAAB
I thought I'd give Aero Turbine folks a shot.....

I thought I'd give Aero Turbine folks a shot.. and had some 3 inch work done yesterday.. not bad .. and really helps turbo to breathe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUAL4-f-TYY&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 10-31-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,147
Posted By DC_SAAB
So I replaced the charcoal canister in the wheel...

So I replaced the charcoal canister in the wheel well cleaned the IAC using electrical cleaner (all I had and evaporates), then a light oiling before I replaced it. She turns over more before...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 10-27-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,439
Posted By DC_SAAB
Whatever happened..

I asked Jesus if he could help resurrect this post for more info.. and he agreed.

Whatever happened to the issue with idle or stalling? I'm noticing a similar problem.. and although I had it...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 10-24-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,147
Posted By DC_SAAB
Talking I was running very rich.. seems like pressing the...

I was running very rich.. seems like pressing the pedal more didn't help with power while she was trying to find a way to breath out.. was getting p0172 a lot (no longer).. but back to the p0453 for...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 10-17-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,147
Posted By DC_SAAB
Clogged Cat converter.. Sequence of...

Clogged Cat converter..

Sequence of events..

1. Wastegate actuator arm adjuster was binding
2. Car ran rich
3. Cat blew out
4. Cat remains solidified just aft of resonator before...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 10-17-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,147
Posted By DC_SAAB
It's a mailbox tune.. Was on my way to the local...

It's a mailbox tune.. Was on my way to the local tuner just before all of this to have them get the most out of it. Have to resolve the issues first.

embarrassed to say, but found the...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 10-10-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 38,483
Posted By DC_SAAB
anyone ever heard of these guys: Exhaust,...

anyone ever heard of these guys:

Exhaust, Mufflers - Diesel Performance Parts and Exhaust Resonators (http://www.aeroexhaust.com/)

Some years or so ago (2003) I picked up on them, and tried...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 10-04-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,147
Posted By DC_SAAB
It would be nice if we had a forum that has cars...

It would be nice if we had a forum that has cars with similar setups.. like "Stage 1&2 Setup", Stage 2&3 Setup" and the "OH S*IT Setup".. Seems like I've read a lot of similar posts for cars with a...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 10-04-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,147
Posted By DC_SAAB
Great read. You know that's weird you say that.....

Great read. You know that's weird you say that.. because the DIC was the first thing I suspected. But with the car idling nice and smooth. Didn't think that was the issue. I did a test run, and...
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 10-01-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,400
Posted By DC_SAAB
If it's still drivable .. Most of the Saab turbo...

If it's still drivable .. Most of the Saab turbo cars have some pretty strong internals.. Was surprised to learn there is an Engine knock.. ouch.. any chance you ran it by someone to see what's...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 09-30-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,147
Posted By DC_SAAB
Thanks for the link.. and it actually points out...

Thanks for the link.. and it actually points out what I found to be true as well.. you need the higher spring rate (red).. to support the higher psi levels.. vacuum/boost.. using the blow off valve....
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 09-30-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,147
Posted By DC_SAAB
and here I thought that would cause at least a...

and here I thought that would cause at least a little debate.. What's the world of Saablink coming to..?

I've read where a weaker spring might be of benefit to a MAF or T7 car.. but can't see it...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 09-29-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,147
Posted By DC_SAAB
Blow Off, Bypass (Diverter-Recirc) Valves - the little stuff that counts

Hey guys.. while I'm searching here to learn more BOV's.. thought I'd mention some of the things learned as I climb up the HP ladder. Had a few silly problems, but will try to avoid mentioning any...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-19-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By DC_SAAB
for whatever its worth and somewhat related.....

for whatever its worth and somewhat related.. I've seen where some folks have blown the seals at the turbo and lose oil pressure. Check for leaks near the turbo. Or blown Head Gaskets as well.. I...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 09-15-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By DC_SAAB
I installed a td04, with a bigger intake before...

I installed a td04, with a bigger intake before any tune, and got rid of the turbo lag my 97 Ng900 was experiencing. Definitely helped, and think you'll see a big improvement over the t25.

If...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-14-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By DC_SAAB
Book points to a bad ECU Have you tried swapping...

Book points to a bad ECU Have you tried swapping ECU's..? even if running a stock version on a modified car.. you should at least get a different code. You can pick up a spare ECU for cheap if you...
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 09-12-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,909
Posted By DC_SAAB
It's the weirdest thing.., because my car was...

It's the weirdest thing.., because my car was running without it being attached for months, and once I do a few replacements it didn't start.
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 09-12-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By DC_SAAB
I'm not sure this helps.. because my other head...

I'm not sure this helps.. because my other head actually had arrows near the numbers stamped on..
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 09-12-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By DC_SAAB
Wow.. I changed my head, gasket, timing chain and...

Wow.. I changed my head, gasket, timing chain and associated parts in the car. Seems like a lot of work to replace the timing chain and head-gasket by pulling the motor. But probably good if you...
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 09-12-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,909
Posted By DC_SAAB
Transmission Ground Wire???? What's it really for?

Anyone out there notice that after entrusting someone else to do your clutch work.. that the transmission ground wire is broken? With the car running afterwards.. you just don't think about it until...
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 09-11-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 23,711
Posted By DC_SAAB
dang.. I hate when there's no ending to the...

dang.. I hate when there's no ending to the story.. started off good.. and a lot of tips along the way..

Anyone know what happened.??
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 09-09-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 84
Sticky: Your Mods
Views: 38,892
Posted By DC_SAAB
I might as well post something.. been lurking for...

I might as well post something.. been lurking for a minute here..

Model Year: 1997
Model: 900 SE turbo
Transmission: 5spd LSD Quaife diff
Mileage: 214k
Location: Fort Washington Md

Engine...
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 09-08-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By DC_SAAB
I ended up going with some solid...

I ended up going with some solid lifters/followers in mine.. and some higher revving springs for a few more ponies up top. probably another ol school trick not worth mentioning..

I was thinking...
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