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Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 11-24-2012, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Mark in Ireland
What holset spec to achieve a unstressed 500hp...

What holset spec to achieve a unstressed 500hp (flywheel) but with good spool up?
I want good boost when I change from 2nd to 3rd as I track the car (running a 4.05 box). Rev limit has been raised...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 11-24-2012, 01:16 PM
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Views: 1,521
Posted By Mark in Ireland
PT5558 Turbo

The bearing cage on my 3071 WG .64 collapsed at Donnington Track a couple of weeks ago and the turbo is totally wrecked.
I have a few options

1) Just buy the same turbo, straight swap for all the...
Forum: General 9000 Posts and Information 05-19-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,366
Posted By Mark in Ireland
Some boxes have needle rollers on the drive...

Some boxes have needle rollers on the drive shafts, later ones are brass bushes....and according to Quaife design drawings the crown wheel mounting position is different. Go on
...
Forum: General 9000 Posts and Information 05-18-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,366
Posted By Mark in Ireland
Only got a Bentley for my 900 Carlsson....didn't...

Only got a Bentley for my 900 Carlsson....didn't know they did one for a 9000.... I have a three boxes available, 1 was fitted next day to get me mobile again.....however, the amount of trackdays I...
Forum: General 9000 Posts and Information 05-16-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,366
Posted By Mark in Ireland
Rebuilding 1997 9000 gearbox

After taking out 4th gear at my last trackday I have stripped the box to recover the LSD. I only have a manual for pre 93 boxes and there are differences obviously. Can anyone point me in the right...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 04-29-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,455
Posted By Mark in Ireland
I managed to hit 846 degrees C last weekend this...

I managed to hit 846 degrees C last weekend this is measured immediately after the turbine....mind you I only took it to 160mph.
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 04-21-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,738
Posted By Mark in Ireland
On the blue engine why is the hose on the fuel...

On the blue engine why is the hose on the fuel regulator plugged into the cam cover?
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 03-25-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,198
Posted By Mark in Ireland
I have T5 cams fitted (and also have a Abbott big...

I have T5 cams fitted (and also have a Abbott big valve head to make matters worse...;))

Don't see how the tread had gone off track, the OP wanted advice on the what turbo worked best and deliver...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 03-23-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,198
Posted By Mark in Ireland
I don't doubt Nicks engine made 400whp, he is one...

I don't doubt Nicks engine made 400whp, he is one of a few guys over the water who have spent a lot of time and research trying different configurations. I haven't any spare time to try different...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 03-22-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,198
Posted By Mark in Ireland
I can see a couple of things that I'm curious...

I can see a couple of things that I'm curious about, the dynos over here that I've used are twin rollers, the wheel sits in the trough, and that car is very undergeared if running in 4th....torque...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 03-21-2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,198
Posted By Mark in Ireland
Anyone? I would like to get 400whp without...

Anyone?
I would like to get 400whp without messing with cams so how do I do it?
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 03-17-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,198
Posted By Mark in Ireland
What spec on a 2.3 motor using that turbo will...

What spec on a 2.3 motor using that turbo will give you that power and torque? I was under the impression T5 cams struggle with required flow near those figures? What boost level do you need to...
Forum: Car Problems? Saab 9000 Only 12-21-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By Mark in Ireland
Stripped the splines on one of the drive shafts I...

Stripped the splines on one of the drive shafts I reckon...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 12-08-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,351
Posted By Mark in Ireland
It might on other peoples exhausts but doubt it...

It might on other peoples exhausts but doubt it on mine as that bend is a serpents head and flow is as good as it will get IMO....might not be as easy to fit and remove as yours but my whole 3"...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 12-02-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,351
Posted By Mark in Ireland
It was a quick bodge to move the idle contol...

It was a quick bodge to move the idle contol valve to a more accessible position and become permanent...until I get some better fittings to tidy it up....works a treat though, easy to clean when...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 12-02-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,351
Posted By Mark in Ireland
The thermocouple diameter is rather small in...

The thermocouple diameter is rather small in relation to the manifold outlet and doubt the restriction would be measurable. I'd place it in the middle of the outlet section of the manifold.
Mine is...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 11-30-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,145
Posted By Mark in Ireland
Not having much experience with external...

Not having much experience with external wastegates Can I assume similar spring rating to actuator operated ones. Running 1.8-2 bar boost, base boost 0.9...external wastegate spring 0.9 bar??
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 11-29-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,145
Posted By Mark in Ireland
What external wastegate is that one...looking for...

What external wastegate is that one...looking for one for mine.
Cheers
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 11-26-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,145
Posted By Mark in Ireland
I ordered a ramhorn type and when I got a email...

I ordered a ramhorn type and when I got a email saying Chuck was ready to ship He asked me to confirm type wanted...ummm ramhorn please.....got the other type....go figure....its still on the...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 11-19-2009, 05:13 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 17,680
Posted By Mark in Ireland
This will be at tick over, if fuel filter is...

This will be at tick over, if fuel filter is blocked.....been there and done that.....at speed the fuel supply demand is higher and thus the pressure might drop. Just for peace of mind change fuel...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 11-18-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 17,680
Posted By Mark in Ireland
I reckon you should have done a bit of research...

I reckon you should have done a bit of research on the saab 9000 engine and what happens when a piston lets go. The crankcase gets pressurised, the oil vapour and oil gets pushed out the breather...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 11-03-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 17,680
Posted By Mark in Ireland
This was a combination of blocked fuel filter...

This was a combination of blocked fuel filter which couldn't deliver fuel fast enough and dodgy brand new deka injector.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v471/Mark_in_Ireland/002-1.jpg

Took...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 10-21-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,560
Posted By Mark in Ireland
If the oil feed was via gravity maybe but not...

If the oil feed was via gravity maybe but not when the oil supply is pressurised....
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 10-01-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,077
Posted By Mark in Ireland
Come on lads, surely someone over the water has...

Come on lads, surely someone over the water has bought these before and has the specs? (I know, should have wrote details down years ago when I first bought them);)
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 09-28-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,077
Posted By Mark in Ireland
Could anyone over the water give them a call and...

Could anyone over the water give them a call and find out exactly what spec their cams were for the 9000's, pre 2007 design? ;)
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