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Forum: General New 9-5 Posts and Information 02-01-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,470
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Interchange parts list 2010-12 Saab 9-5 & 2010+ Buick Lacross

Hi,
It is well known that the NG 9-5 is based on the 2010+ Buick Lacross and modified to make it more appealing.

Now that the NG Saab 9-5 is no more, Does anyone have a list of parts that are...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 04-14-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,783
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Any chance you had poly wishbone & other bushings?

They break from excessive flexing of the front subframe.
I suppose poly bushings could narrow down the subframe movement to where this can survive. Could you note your suspension mods on this 2000...
Forum: Saab Link Site Issue Forum 03-30-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,838
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
If there is new ownership - it is neither good...

If there is new ownership - it is neither good nor bad.
However there needs to be a clear communicaton of member expectations so they can continue to fulfil their core mission.
It is better for the...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 12-15-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,026
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Or you could have boost displayed on Open SID

At no cost apart from your tuner & no tacky ricer guages on the A pillar
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 12-08-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,026
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
315 crank HP or approx 260-270 WHP

315 crank HP or approx 260-270 WHP
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 12-07-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Has there been any decision made about this group...

Has there been any decision made about this group buy or test fit sponsorship ?
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 12-07-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,026
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
I have an ETS intercooler - Serial number 00003...

I have an ETS intercooler - Serial number 00003 as in the third one produced. Took them forever to deliver. With your stage 3/4 tune you probably were overdue on the intercooler. You will probably...
Forum: General 9-5 Posts and Information 12-07-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,478
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
I don't think the 99 9-5 had a gas tank baffle. ...

I don't think the 99 9-5 had a gas tank baffle. IIRC the baffle was added in 2000/2001 to address owners who noticed fuel slosh while driving at stop/start urban settings.
Talk about the solution...
Forum: Customizing your New 9-5 12-01-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,611
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Have you had that Geo Metro longer than any of you Saab at this point ?

Have you had that Geo Metro longer than any of you Saab at this point ?
betcha my wife's prius would outdrag your metro... lol is you have a sand dial
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 11-20-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,275
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
I have the ceramic coated JEs in my daily driver...

I have the ceramic coated JEs in my daily driver for 30K miles at this point without any piston slap etc at startup
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 11-19-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,275
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Just curious as to why you changed your mind from...

Just curious as to why you changed your mind from JE to Wossners ?
Forum: Customizing your 9-5 11-17-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,075
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Wink 2006 Saab 9-5 Aero Combi - tallest wheel/tire combo ?

I am sick of grinding the front lip of my 2006 9-5 Aero combi on ramps.
Now that my 17 in tires are due for replacement I am comsidering a higher profile tire to raise ground clearance or go with 19...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 11-11-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
99 2.3 B235 & 2000 aero had the same T7 pistons....

99 2.3 B235 & 2000 aero had the same T7 pistons.

There was a rumour that very very early 99 9-5 base ( manufactured in 98) used left over 9000 rods & pistons (stronger & heavier) until they...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 11-11-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
How much weight do you think it would save? If...

How much weight do you think it would save?
If I had it I'd paint it OEM white to get the weight savings but avoid ricer like attention from the ticket parade ..
Forum: Saab News & Info 11-10-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Would be very easy to track custom paint colors

Say a customer get the option of going on a website & designing their own unique paint that gets applied to new car at the factory it would be easy to track.

The paint code could easily be matched...
Forum: Saab News & Info 11-09-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Saab needs to allow additional body colors to...

Saab needs to allow additional body colors to order or customers being allowed to mix their own paint color on a computer. That sounds like a cheap easy to implement customization.
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 11-09-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,436
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Yeah - this bushing is great on a manual 9-5

Yeah - this bushing is great on a manual 9-5
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 11-09-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
My 2.4L 18T 9-5 runs fine without nimonic valves.

My 2.4L 18T 9-5 runs fine without nimonic valves.
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 11-09-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,549
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Actually you can gain 30 hp from changing plugs. ...

Actually you can gain 30 hp from changing plugs.
If you have the wrong plugs in there, you can lose 30 hp due to T7 being conservative when it cannot complete the Knock sensor circuit. Replace it...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 11-09-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
One thing to note this is FOB in China - add in...

One thing to note this is FOB in China - add in UPS or something similar to get to the US.
I am not saying this would be bad quality but I'd like to see one in person ( any car) before I paid...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 11-05-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 25,143
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
I boroscoped my piston crowns through the plug hole

My JE ceramic coated pistons do not have any ceramic coating missing. There must be a combustion temperature or flame front pressure limit that I haven't reached in my 9-5 what you exceeded in your...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 11-05-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Forum: Perfomance Modifications for the New 9-5 10-19-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,076
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
Anyone researching larger turbo for the 2010 2.8 V6

At 5,300 rpm max speed - there is plenty of upside rpm to go well above 300hp.
Forum: TSL Member's Saab pics 10-06-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,101
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
26 Ft box on Roof of 9-5 wagon

The box was so long, I built a frame by temporarily removing the grill & extending a frame out to support the box over the front of the hood.
Total extension past the front of the hood 4 Ft & past...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9-5 09-12-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By Dudethe9-5isfast
My 9-5 wagon is a manual. They are rare but can...

My 9-5 wagon is a manual. They are rare but can be suprisingly cheap when there aren't competing buyers.
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