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Forum: Car Problems? New 9-3 Only 04-14-2019, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Slabonator
MAP sensor question

Hey there! Nipple end of the MAP sensor (atmospheric pressure sensor) with the green o-ring; is there supposed to be a hose that connects to it? Mine was just sitting there with nothing connected...
Forum: Car Problems? New 9-3 Only 02-20-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Slabonator
Hey, not sure if you got your window up by now or...

Hey, not sure if you got your window up by now or not. If you hold down the child safety window lock button while putting the window up, it should go back up. This bypasses the pinch sensor, which...
Forum: Car Problems? New 9-3 Only 02-19-2019, 09:28 AM
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Views: 203
Posted By Slabonator
Sunroof is possessed

'08 9-3 Aero XWD. Sunroof opens by it's own will.. more so on damp, rainy days. Replaced the sunroof switch with a new unit as it would make clicking noises when the opening would occur. This...
Forum: Car Problems? New 9-3 Only 01-04-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Slabonator
'08 Bose Centerpoint speaker issues

Hey there,

Recently picked up an '08 9-3SC Aero XWD with the Bose centerpoint system. I'm getting no sound from the rear passenger speakers. All front speakers work, as does the sub above the...
Forum: General 9-5 Posts and Information 01-29-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Slabonator
Trailer hitch wiring harness.

Hello! '04 9-5 Aero wagon.

For those of you who have installed a trailer hitch on your 9-5: what wiring harness did you go with? I'll be installing a hitch this weekend.

Looking for...
Forum: General 9-5 Posts and Information 01-29-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,306
Posted By Slabonator
Hell yea! Looks great with that spoiler on...

Hell yea! Looks great with that spoiler on there.. I picked up an '04 Aero wagon as well last April, absolutely love it. (Doesn't look as clean as yours..) Nice window tint too.
Forum: General 9-5 Posts and Information 05-18-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 9,935
Posted By Slabonator
Nice find! Just picked up an '04 Aero, 5spd...

Nice find! Just picked up an '04 Aero, 5spd wagon and am going through the same process as yourself, Powerflex n' all. Well done! (Still gotta do my trailing arm bushings.. those suck to do.)
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 05-03-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Slabonator
Cool, thats what I was thinking... thanks. And...

Cool, thats what I was thinking... thanks. And of course, the write up I've done for it is pretty comprehensive - I'll surely note that should I end up swapping exhausts. (I'm trying to convince...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 05-02-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Slabonator
Swapping exhaust systems

Hello!

Recently bought an '04 Aero wagon, MT and would like to swap the 3" to 2.5" exhaust system from my '01 Aero wagon MT onto it. I would be putting the stock '04 Aero exhaust back onto the...
Forum: General 9-5 Posts and Information 01-07-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 49,454
Posted By Slabonator
I installed the same Kicker sub based off of...

I installed the same Kicker sub based off of Saabeh's previous thread. Sounds awesome, but I can't seem to crank it very loud. I don't know much about the stock SAAB amp or how to replace it.
...
Forum: General 9-5 Posts and Information 11-03-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By Slabonator
Congrats! I've been looking for an '04 Aero...

Congrats! I've been looking for an '04 Aero wagon myself, MT of course.. I've got an '01 Aero MT wagon and love it.. but the look of the '04 is killer.
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 07-20-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 908
Posted By Slabonator
Engine bucking

'01 Aero wagon, MT. 210k

This has been a long running thing now.. but I figured I'd ask again. When ever I put my foot on the gas or take it off, no matter the gear, it feels like the engine is...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 06-16-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 17,934
Posted By Slabonator
Thread resurrection. Big thanks to abdukted1456...

Thread resurrection. Big thanks to abdukted1456 for the photo-how-to, really helped me out. Finally pulled the trigger on the outright kit and wish I had done so sooner. I'm pretty happy so far...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 06-15-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,077
Posted By Slabonator
Well, I finally purchased and installed the GS...

Well, I finally purchased and installed the GS Short Shifter over the weekend. Got the outright kit - modifying the gear box housing was pretty straight forward. I'm pretty happy so far but have a...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 05-06-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,298
Posted By Slabonator
Vacuum lines are a good place to start. Check...

Vacuum lines are a good place to start. Check them over throughly. To be safe, I'd just order a spool via amazon and replace it all.
...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 04-10-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By Slabonator
Engine knocking in 1st

2001 Aero, 208k MT

Only occurs under hard acceleration. Pulled out into heavy traffic yesterday, 1st gear and romped it - engine bucked and knocked (TCS didn't come on) and the car barely...
Forum: Customizing Your NG900 or old 9-3 03-10-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,460
Posted By Slabonator
Bubble has been bursted. Yea, I did a read up on...

Bubble has been bursted. Yea, I did a read up on that a little while back.. Heard mixed reviews on the sound quality. That and I'm lazy.
Forum: Customizing Your NG900 or old 9-3 03-10-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,460
Posted By Slabonator
I finally ordered the CdConnect for my '01 95...

I finally ordered the CdConnect for my '01 95 Aero and installed it over the weekend. Very happy with the result. Super easy installation. Wished I had done it sooner! (Fumbling around with and...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 11-04-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,068
Posted By Slabonator
I've had a few different 'whining' sounds over...

I've had a few different 'whining' sounds over the past 2.5 years with my Aero..

From my experiences:

1) Dying alternator (which you suspected)
2) A broken exhaust manifold stud (more of...
Forum: General 9-5 Posts and Information 10-20-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 49,454
Posted By Slabonator
Good advice on the sub - I'll have to do the same...

Good advice on the sub - I'll have to do the same as mine is blown.. It's sad. Thanks for the recommendation! The car is lookin' slick btw. Keep up the good work.
Forum: General 9-5 Posts and Information 10-01-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Slabonator
Gorgeous! Congratulations. More pictures!

Gorgeous! Congratulations. More pictures!
Forum: General 9-5 Posts and Information 09-02-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,093
Posted By Slabonator
I waited on mine for the same reason, lack of...

I waited on mine for the same reason, lack of funds.. Ended up tackling it in a weekend about 2 months ago and it ended up being much, much worse than surface rust; it had eaten it's way well into...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 08-29-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By Slabonator
Forgot to check the mifi - will do tonight. Car...

Forgot to check the mifi - will do tonight. Car garbles when coasting in 3rd.. not sure if that is synonymous with backfiring. Here's what I'm getting at idle for AIRr and AIRa:
...
Forum: Car Problems? 9-5 Only 08-25-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,399
Posted By Slabonator
Loss of power at higher speed.

'01 Aero Wagon, 5 speed, Mike D tuned. 201k

Highway overtaking speed has taken a dip in performance. Around 65-70 when dropping into 3rd or 4th from 5th gear and accelerating hard the car...
Forum: General 9-5 Posts and Information 08-07-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By Slabonator
At that mileage expect to do all the rubber under...

At that mileage expect to do all the rubber under the car / hood. (Engine mounts, bushings, wheel bearings.. etc) My wagon had 160k when I got it and all of that was pretty much shot.
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