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Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 09-19-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,797
Posted By JZW
Install and break in are important. Many people...

Install and break in are important. Many people will let the tranny hang on the disk when they install, they get the tranny part way on and then let it hang there for bit while they rest and then get...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 09-11-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,762
Posted By JZW
I still say the Gt3071wg is the best all around...

I still say the Gt3071wg is the best all around street/strip turbo for our cars, it works very well and you can get it to fit on the stock manifold with a header spacer. The manifold will give you...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 09-09-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By JZW
Drag Racing Pro Sport Compact Series

I had a great time racing yesterday at the PSC series event. We ran smart and just ran fast enough to beat the competition and made it almost to the finals, last race before the finals, have a fast...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 09-09-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,762
Posted By JZW
I love the 2.3 motors :-) Here is a dyno...

I love the 2.3 motors :-)

Here is a dyno from a gt3071wg with a 9k aero with the race engine I built, he is going to Holset, but even on the Gt30 its nice :-)

Saab 9000 Aero Stage 6 Dyno Test...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 09-07-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,797
Posted By JZW
My Holset super 40 took out my stg 3+, it just...

My Holset super 40 took out my stg 3+, it just slipped though. I had to go to the stg 5 Spec clutch to hold the holset.

Then onto a full on Sachs racing clutch twin disk.

John
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 07-07-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,102
Posted By JZW
05 93 on the dyno with stg 5

Just got this dyno in for stg 5 on a dynojet. 05 93 with the larger turbo upgrade and 60# injectors. Automatic, pushing it a little bit :-)

Looks like a blast to drive :-)

John
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 06-19-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,760
Posted By JZW
That is interesting, never thought about that. I...

That is interesting, never thought about that. I usually have to rotate the engine back and forth when testing the dial indications when I set up the enem cams. I have never had an issue, but maybe...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 05-19-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By JZW
I am on the rev limit in 5th gear now at 7800rpm,...

I am on the rev limit in 5th gear now at 7800rpm, 6th only has maybe another 10mph in it, so there is a little more, but not 170mph without a larger tire.

John
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 05-16-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By JZW
That poor tranny is a full on Quiafe racing 6...

That poor tranny is a full on Quiafe racing 6 speed with straight cut gears, they do not break no matter how hard you race them, that is what they are made for and the design is awesome, you can pull...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 05-09-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By JZW
Anohter race in the semi final for the Pro Sport...

Anohter race in the semi final for the Pro Sport Compact Series.

Saab Semi Final in Pro Sport Compact Race - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NE7XNI-Cmz4&feature=youtu.be)
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 05-09-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By JZW
Now, that made me laugh :th_salute:

Now, that made me laugh :th_salute:
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 05-06-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By JZW
USP Drag Racing with a Saab, Qualified first

Had a fun day running the Saab in the first USP Pro Sport Compact series race, finally made it to the end and got a trophy and some cash and had a great time doing it. Ended up getting beat by a very...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 05-06-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 78,465
Posted By JZW
He sold it away....

He sold it away....
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 04-24-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By JZW
Something not mentioned here, the Woessner...

Something not mentioned here, the Woessner pistons are known for much less piston slap than the JE pistons, the Woessner are lighter and of much higher quality in my opinion, these are the pistons...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 04-15-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By JZW
Yes, same turbo Mike Saunders and Vigge and...

Yes, same turbo Mike Saunders and Vigge and myself all had in the beginning, the good ol gt3071wg, internal wastegate. Brian is already talking of a big Gtx 35R and going for Vigge's record run :-)
...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 04-15-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By JZW
Jimmy was great.... I loved that bit ! ...

Jimmy was great....

I loved that bit !

JZ
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 04-14-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By JZW
JZW Sets New American Record [email protected]

We had a great time at the track yesterday. Both Brian and myself set personal best times, I bumped my own personal best to [email protected] and Brian went from 13.3 to [email protected] with his GT3071wg...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 04-13-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By JZW
I asked the same question, would have been nice...

I asked the same question, would have been nice to see more in cabin footage. He paid Flicker to make the video and that is what they came up with. Its not bad, but I think with two go pros, we could...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 04-12-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By JZW
He is running the 4.45 gearing that we like so...

He is running the 4.45 gearing that we like so much for racing. Going through the trap in 5th gear at 7200rpm...

Here is the dyno video from the Dyno Dynamics that reads around 30whp lower than...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 04-11-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By JZW
Brian's 465whp Saab at Texas Mile 174mph

Here is Brian's video of his Saab at the Texas Mile:

BLUE SAAB WIP 1080 - YouTube

JZW
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 12-06-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By JZW
Dyno 05 95 arc auto-293bhp-305ft-lbs

Got they dyno from Junies, very nice flat torque curve. I like this set-up for the auto, not super aggressive on torque, holds the torque and power very nice. Stg 3+ or so, spent a good bit of time...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 12-05-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 43,318
Posted By JZW
Be careful what turbo shops tell you, I have yet...

Be careful what turbo shops tell you, I have yet to find a turbo shop that recommends the right turbo for our engines. I bet they have never set up anything for a Saab. We max out the 12cm2 housings...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 12-02-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 17,387
Posted By JZW
Yes, they do not have to totally let go to be...

Yes, they do not have to totally let go to be slipping, you do not realize how much it was slipping until you get the new clutch in the car and really feel the difference in pulling power.

John
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 12-02-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By JZW
I have never seen a used one for sale myself....

I have never seen a used one for sale myself. Abbott is your best bet. It does make a nice difference in the corners, not so much in a straight line,

John
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 12-01-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 17,387
Posted By JZW
You put a lot of heat in there for sure ! Have...

You put a lot of heat in there for sure ! Have not seen the 6 puck get shinny like that on the tips. It was slipping a good bit, that is for sure,

John
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