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Forum: General New 9-3 Posts and Information 07-15-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By chevyman
Getting there. I replaced the seals over the...

Getting there. I replaced the seals over the weekend and solved the leak. I need to fix a bad wheel speed sensor before I go any further.
Forum: General New 9-3 Posts and Information 07-02-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By chevyman
Thanks! I've dealt with Mark many years ago,...

Thanks! I've dealt with Mark many years ago, seemed like a good guy.

I have a clone tech 2 as well. Maybe I need to try and research if it is possible to do on my own.
Forum: General New 9-3 Posts and Information 06-29-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By chevyman
Xwd Reflash - Issues with Buick Diff and Oem ECU/Solenoid

I'm curious if anyone has reprogrammed a GM xwd unit with Saab software.

I have installed a late model Buick Regal differential into my 08 TurboX, with my factory xwd ecu and main solenoid. The...
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 02-13-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,899
Posted By chevyman
Awesome deal, especially if it runs! I bought a...

Awesome deal, especially if it runs! I bought a similar car over the holidays (auto instead of a manual). It runs well but is in a little worse shape, paid a grand for it. Seems like you did good!
Forum: Car Problems? New 9-3 Only 02-13-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By chevyman
Not much. I managed to get 220 back from LKQ to...

Not much. I managed to get 220 back from LKQ to go buy a new differential (eLSD) solenoid. I just bought a house and unfortunately I havn't made much progress on this or any of the other upgrades I...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 01-12-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By chevyman
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 01-12-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By chevyman
Yeah, they are a bit wider than I expected. I...

Yeah, they are a bit wider than I expected. I like it though. I don't know if I could let them go!

I bought some gently used Maptun coilovers today!
Forum: Car Problems? New 9-3 Only 01-05-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By chevyman
So I installed this over the holidays. Works fine...

So I installed this over the holidays. Works fine mechanically, and besides swapping the RDCM and solenoid, it was a direct swap. It is throwing a code for a stuck differential clutch solenoid, which...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 01-05-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By chevyman
I have not done a whole lot, but there are some...

I have not done a whole lot, but there are some updates to share! Intercooler, radiator, and some piping arrived a few days before Christmas. Everything looks great! I didn't take a picture of the...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 12-19-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By chevyman
Not yet. It should be delivered to my parents...

Not yet. It should be delivered to my parents house yet today. If everything goes well I'll install it this weekend when I go home. I have been driving around with XWD disabled through the Tech 2....
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 12-16-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By chevyman
My order from GenuineSaab was delivered this...

My order from GenuineSaab was delivered this week. :)

https://c7.staticflickr.com/1/374/31651195606_33ef6e4210_k.jpg

I'm happy with everything, and I was able to install the short throw shifter...
Forum: Car Problems? New 9-3 Only 12-10-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By chevyman
Looking at the parts diagrams they appear...

Looking at the parts diagrams they appear identical. The part number for the ring&pinion section +eLSD is the same. The main clutch pack has a different number I believe.

I will need to use my...
Forum: Car Problems? New 9-3 Only 12-10-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,463
Posted By chevyman
Cadillac XTS Differential swap into TurboX

I've been having some issues with the rear differential in my TurboX. I have ordered a unit from a 2013 Cadillac XTS with 9k miles. I believe it will work fine. I will keep this post updated when I...
Forum: Car Problems? New 9-3 Only 12-07-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,336
Posted By chevyman
If I couldn't work on the car myself I wouldn't...

If I couldn't work on the car myself I wouldn't have bought it. It really is a shame there are so many problems with the xwd system. Other than that there really isn't much not to like.

I am...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 12-07-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By chevyman
The turbo to intake pipe arrived today. It seems...

The turbo to intake pipe arrived today. It seems to be made well, and it is big! It also came with some very detailed instructions. I also just realized I forgot to add a note to get the black hose....
Forum: Car Problems? New 9-3 Only 12-07-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,336
Posted By chevyman
It took me 2-3 hours the first time, and an hour...

It took me 2-3 hours the first time, and an hour the second. Its not too bad on the lift. Its mostly getting the hub/ knuckle loose enough to slide the axle out.

There is something very wrong...
Forum: Car Problems? New 9-3 Only 12-03-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,336
Posted By chevyman
Interesting XWD Issue

So I noticed a nice puddle of oil under my rear diff Wednesday :( and the service light came on sometime later. I drove home Thursday night to use the lift, and got the diff out.
...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 11-30-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By chevyman
Thanks! I certainly hope so. I'm thinking that I...

Thanks! I certainly hope so. I'm thinking that I will upgrade to a 19t in the future so that is part of the reason for all of this.



Maybe :) It was a lot, no doubt about it.

I agree, their...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 11-29-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By chevyman
Chevyman's TurboX Thread

I may have gone off the deep end.

I'll start with the (suprisingly) only picture I have of the car. Pretty much a standard TX for now.
...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 11-29-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By chevyman
I am working on building a helmholtz resonator,...

I am working on building a helmholtz resonator, sometimes called a j-pipe resonator. Once I get it fine tuned it should cut out a lot of the drone and leave a nice exhaust note. some pictures of the...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 08-24-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By chevyman
Thanks! Lots of drone from 1800-2500 or so. Using...

Thanks! Lots of drone from 1800-2500 or so. Using the factory exhaust again, going to try to fix that while using the same mufflers. Could be a little while again.
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 08-12-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By chevyman
I made some pretty good progress today. It is all...

I made some pretty good progress today. It is all tack welded together, tomorrow my dad and I will weld it all up and it will be ready to go. I am really excited to see how it sounds. A friend of...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 07-26-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By chevyman
Box-o-bends has arrived! ...

Box-o-bends has arrived!

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8653/28286808300_d19e58dc89_k.jpg
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 07-23-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By chevyman
The mufflers, resonator, and clamps came today. I...

The mufflers, resonator, and clamps came today. I forgot how small these mufflers are, the case is only 9 inches long. It should sound pretty good :)

...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 07-21-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By chevyman
Building a cat-back for the TurboX

I just purchased most of what I'll need to build a cat-back for my TurboX. I will be using 2.5" 304 stainless pipe with v-band clamps, a basic stainless resonator, and stainless Flowmaster super 10...
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