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Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 01-10-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ashbypa
pretty sure it was 50. They should resurface...

pretty sure it was 50. They should resurface the clutch contact surface as well as the pressure plate mounting surface to maintain dimensions.
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 09-27-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ashbypa
Thanks. I ended up taking it in. For 40 bucks...

Thanks. I ended up taking it in. For 40 bucks it was piece of mind.

However the shop owner was able to show me that while it looked clean and flat, it was actually worn at a very minor angle -...
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 09-27-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ashbypa
Flywheel - to resurface it or not...

So, replacing the clutch.

Got the old off and was surprised to see how clean/smooth the flywheel is.
Still can see semblance of the original machining.

Since my machine shop wont lighten it...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 08-29-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 941
Posted By Ashbypa
Additional note - The Speedo always works, which...

Additional note - The Speedo always works, which makes me wonder if it was never the ABS unit.
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 08-29-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 941
Posted By Ashbypa
Warning Lights, ABS/TCE/CE/Brake

I have a 2002 9-3 where occasionally the Traction Control/ABS/Check Engine and Brake warning lights come on.

If I Key on / Key Off (or restart the car with a full power off) the lights go out.
...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 02-05-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,490
Posted By Ashbypa
The cost delta - at least for the Genuine Saab...

The cost delta - at least for the Genuine Saab clutchnet pieces - is roughly $200. For a project I'd like not to repeat that often, it might be worth it to me.

That being said, if I got half the...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 02-02-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,490
Posted By Ashbypa
Current options for stage 3 plus viggen

A lot of info out here, but not a lot current.

I have a 2002 viggen, ets intercooler, 3.5 fpr, intake, GS v2 downpipe and JZW tune. I will replace the exhaust sometime this year (and tune).
...
Forum: General New 9-3 Posts and Information 01-23-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Ashbypa
Just noticed this was in the wrong area. Can I...

Just noticed this was in the wrong area. Can I get it moved to the NG/OG area?
Forum: General New 9-3 Posts and Information 01-23-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Ashbypa
Flywheel differences between years/engines

I have nursed it long enough and my clutch needs replaced. Would like to do it in one weekend, so I am looking to have all the parts before I start.

I am thinking it would be nice if I had an...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 02-15-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Ashbypa
GS Tranny Mount issue

Changing the oil today on my car and I noticed the blue urethane from my GS tranny mount, while still solid, is sticky and seemed to be oozing out/breaking down.

Anyone else have a similar...
Forum: Customizing Your NG900 or old 9-3 09-07-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By Ashbypa
Xm use the on-star antenna.

Was trying to decide how/where to run the antenna for my xm radian.

Wondering if it would be possible to convert the onstar antenna for my xm radio?

I have a Viggen convertible and it would be...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 07-13-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Ashbypa
Unfortunately no. I have, on occasion,...

Unfortunately no.

I have, on occasion, gotten the the TRAC, !, ABS (I think) before which is indicative of the bosch module going bad. No one nearby to read with a Tech II. In those instances...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 07-12-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Ashbypa
Both times the car was running at idle but...

Both times the car was running at idle but stopped.

Not sure if it makes a difference.

Andrew
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 07-12-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Ashbypa
random CEL noise, no code

Twice in the last two weeks my car has made the random CE chime. The first time i didnt notice any visual alerts, just the chime going off a few times. The second time the ! blinked twice but went...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-22-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 23,075
Posted By Ashbypa
I am still good with the anti-fouler. No new...

I am still good with the anti-fouler.

No new codes.

So, as of now, I am satisfied that the problem is resolved.

I doubt my cat was bad either.

Andrew
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-20-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By Ashbypa
Rear power window - coupe

2002 Viggen convertible.

rear window acts as if it lost a gear tooth or two.

Goes down, pauses, then goes down all the way.

Haven't torn it open yet.
Searching the forums.

Any help...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 09-15-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,515
Posted By Ashbypa
Go get NGK's where you can. Get the BCPR7ES...

Go get NGK's where you can.

Get the BCPR7ES or ES11's - just don't pay 11 bucks a plug. These are the recommended plugs

Your throwing money away.

my 2 cents
Forum: Customizing Your NG900 or old 9-3 09-15-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,345
Posted By Ashbypa
Mmm. I have the GS downpipe.....wonder how it...

Mmm. I have the GS downpipe.....wonder how it will sound. Did you just have a local shop fabricate the mid pipe? I will switch over to PM.
Forum: Customizing Your NG900 or old 9-3 09-15-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,345
Posted By Ashbypa
Nice K1llSh0rty, you just sold me on the mid...

Nice K1llSh0rty,

you just sold me on the mid delete. Do you have a GS downpipe or is the rest of your exhaust stock?

Andrew
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 09-15-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,515
Posted By Ashbypa
I have a Viggen and purchase the bcpr7es (not the...

I have a Viggen and purchase the bcpr7es (not the -11's) from the local carquest because they let me purchase them per box at a little discount.

The -11 is just the gap - and that's something i...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 06-28-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By Ashbypa
Firm is the wrong word - but it is firmer and I...

Firm is the wrong word - but it is firmer and I am set at full soft. It does not comprimise the daily driver and my wife didn't really notice. However, on bad roads you will notice.

My old...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 06-27-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By Ashbypa
I went to the dealership and he had no transfluid...

I went to the dealership and he had no transfluid in stock (at $25 a quart)...but I explained I was off to Dubai next week and really wanted to be done. He went out to the service area and came...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 06-26-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By Ashbypa
Sorry about it being posted in the wrong section....

Sorry about it being posted in the wrong section. Was tired and when I noticed this morning, i couldnt delete the post.

As for the kit, I used the standard Koni sport kit. For the NG/OG '99 -...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 06-25-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By Ashbypa
Finally installed the koni kit

Added the kit, upgraded all the bushings, mounts, bearings etc.
bled the brakes. It was a long day...

One big mistake, or small depending on how the day goes, I pulled out the driver side axle...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 01-24-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,120
Posted By Ashbypa
Sounds a lot like my P0420. Which was a PITA...

Sounds a lot like my P0420. Which was a PITA for a while. Check the thread for P0420 annoyance. https://www.saablink.net/forum/showthread.php?t=45022

The first 02 sensor is the key one. ...
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