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Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 03-18-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,678
Posted By mr.jenkins
Damn it!!!! Well looks like I have my weekend...

Damn it!!!! Well looks like I have my weekend planned out. Trying to remember do I need to drop the subframe to get the oil pan off of this?
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 03-18-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,678
Posted By mr.jenkins
I believe the pan is sealed well used I think the...

I believe the pan is sealed well used I think the black RTV. The oil level is good, no leaks that I can see, the top end is getting fresh oil. The oil pump and regulator looked good. I rebuilt the...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 03-14-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By mr.jenkins
Yeah the magnaflow cat is pretty good. I would...

Yeah the magnaflow cat is pretty good. I would go with the indy exhaust shop I did my own and it didn't take long at all.
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 03-14-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,678
Posted By mr.jenkins
Low oil pressure on fresh rebuild?

97 900SE, just rebuilt the motor; new gaskets, bearings, seals, etc. It has been sitting for awhile and decided to finally get this thing back on the street. It sounds good runs smooth, however...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 12-07-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By mr.jenkins
Alright, I have procrastinated enough on this...

Alright, I have procrastinated enough on this one. I have verified everything (I think) aside from the ICE unit. I was going to pick one up off of fleabay, how model specific are these things? I...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 11-12-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By mr.jenkins
Just found an old post by Tweek that answered...

Just found an old post by Tweek that answered everything. Thanks for the help, it is controlled by the ICE module, here is the link to the old post. ...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 11-12-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By mr.jenkins
Damn it. One of the few spare parts I don't...

Damn it. One of the few spare parts I don't have. The coolant temp sensor is that just a close contact thing? Any one have a wiring diagram for the cooling fan?
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 11-12-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By mr.jenkins
Stupid Fan!!

Okay, rebuilt the motor in my 97 900SE awhile ago finally got a little motivation to get it finished up and running. Everything runs well but the car will overheat sitting still. Realized that the...
Forum: Customizing Your NG900 or old 9-3 09-30-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,668
Posted By mr.jenkins
Yeah, I agree looks well done and pretty cool. ...

Yeah, I agree looks well done and pretty cool. Maybe paint it read and put some expanded metal over it to stop rocks and stuff from beating up your intercooler.
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-30-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By mr.jenkins
I had the same problem. I bent it back the best...

I had the same problem. I bent it back the best I could, loosely started both bolts. I find the threads on the banjo bolts really to be a pain too. If you turn the bolt backwards gently by hand you...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-30-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By mr.jenkins
Alright, little update. Hopefully somebody can...

Alright, little update. Hopefully somebody can help me out with this. Looks like my fan is never coming on that's why it is puking coolant. I'm a little stuck here. I know there is a heat sensor...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-27-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By mr.jenkins
Both. I started it up with the cap off to let...

Both. I started it up with the cap off to let the air purge. Seemed normal kept topping it up as the engine warmed up. Left it running went inside I came back out like 10 minutes later and it was...
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-27-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By mr.jenkins
Not much in the way of photos. Most of the time...

Not much in the way of photos. Most of the time it was dark when I was working on it.
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-27-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By mr.jenkins
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/86892988/photo1.JPG ...

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/86892988/photo1.JPG
https://dl.dropbox.com/u/86892988/photo2.JPG
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 09-26-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By mr.jenkins
Finally got it back together

Well finally got my Saab back together after several months. Its a 97 900SE, high miles lost the front main seal. I pulled the motor and redid everything; new bearings, seals, piston rings, valve...
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 06-22-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,434
Posted By mr.jenkins
Yeah, that is what I was kind of afraid of. I...

Yeah, that is what I was kind of afraid of. I got stranded 2 1/2 hours away from home the other day as I did not have a spare DI in the trunk. Was thinking how great it would be to be able to limp...
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 06-21-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,434
Posted By mr.jenkins
DIC mod

So my last spare DIC cassette died on me recently and these things aren't getting any cheaper or easier to find. Jegs and Summit sell quite a few hi output coil on plug style coils. Has anyone had...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 05-23-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,760
Posted By mr.jenkins
I find a little bit of loctite on the cam gear...

I find a little bit of loctite on the cam gear bolts is a pretty good idea. Had one come loose after torqueing it to spec and it was really not good.
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 03-27-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,853
Posted By mr.jenkins
I was curious about how much if any benefit there...

I was curious about how much if any benefit there was from porting the hot side. I am rebuilding my motor and figured I'd port and port match the exhaust side while I had things torn apart.
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 03-21-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,366
Posted By mr.jenkins
Tire balance seems to be real critical on these...

Tire balance seems to be real critical on these cars I have had similar problems with out of balance wheels/tires.
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 03-12-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By mr.jenkins
Alright!! The benefit of working outside is the...

Alright!! The benefit of working outside is the sky is the limit. Sounds like I'm coming out the top.
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 03-12-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By mr.jenkins
Damn, 3 replies and 3 different answers!!! Well...

Damn, 3 replies and 3 different answers!!! Well PoisonBeef's seems easiest so I'm going to go with that. Wish me luck, and as always thanks for the help!
Forum: General NG900 / Old 9-3 Posts and Information 03-11-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By mr.jenkins
Do I have to pull the Trans??

So I have a 97 900SE I'm about to pull the motor. Do I have to pull the transmission too or can I get just the motor out?? Any advice would be great
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 03-09-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,852
Posted By mr.jenkins
Try checking your ball joints as well. When they...

Try checking your ball joints as well. When they are bad it makes a rattle/clunking noise on uneven roads.
Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 10-28-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,297
Posted By mr.jenkins
Will the fan controller cause a hissing noise in...

Will the fan controller cause a hissing noise in the footwell on the passenger side?
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