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Forum: Car Problems? NG900 or old 9-3 Only 10-10-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By ERP
When the engine is completely cold you will have...

When the engine is completely cold you will have a few seconds to touch the exhaust before it gets too hot. Start it up and use your fingers to feel the leak or see if you can change the noise level...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 08-03-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,753
Posted By ERP
The SAE correction is never constant, it varies...

The SAE correction is never constant, it varies with the temperature and air density at the time of the dyno. 20% is a nice round number so you will see it thrown out a lot, but a high temperature...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 04-03-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,225
Posted By ERP
Here is data from a very similar setup as mine at...

Here is data from a very similar setup as mine at sea level, (New Jersey). Specs: 2007 V6, 19T with stock turbine, larger injectors, catless downpipe, highflow midpipe, upgraded clutch.

Peak...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 03-09-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By ERP
I was doing the video for that second pull. For...

I was doing the video for that second pull. For the first pull I helped push down on the fender. Let me tell you that it is damn scary to be 10" from the spinning wheel of a 460+ whp Saab during a...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 03-08-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,225
Posted By ERP
Thanks for the kudos, I was hungry :-D :razz: ...

Thanks for the kudos, I was hungry :-D :razz:

http://diabetic.perese.net/images/kudos.jpg
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 03-08-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,225
Posted By ERP
It's so good that it is two tits! :respect: ...

It's so good that it is two tits! :respect:

Here's the video of the dyno

Saab Turbo X V6 19T JZW Stage 4 - Pull 1 - YouTube
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 03-02-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By ERP
A few trips to various states for work, and I may...

A few trips to various states for work, and I may make it to New England this summer for some vacation. But I'll be flying, the Turbo X will not be taken below 5000 ft. It will need larger injectors...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 03-02-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By ERP
Here is the 2nd gear pull Saab Turbo X 19T JZW...

Here is the 2nd gear pull
Saab Turbo X 19T JZW Stg 4 - 2nd Gear Pull - YouTube (http://youtu.be/V8EqzStdKtA)

Next Tuesday, the 6th, at 5pm I am scheduled for another dyno session at MAC...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 01-18-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,345
Posted By ERP
As John explained it to me it is all done with...

As John explained it to me it is all done with stock software. If I remember correctly the speed alarm is set to 1 mph and then you hold the brake, bring up the revs and the ECU will hold it at 4k...
Forum: TSL Member's Saab pics 01-16-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,765
Posted By ERP
Wish I knew this was going on, I completely...

Wish I knew this was going on, I completely missed it. :icon_frown:
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 11-10-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,348
Posted By ERP
Genuine Saab V6 Engine Mount Inserts Install

Nick was kind enough to let me test some early samples of his new front engine mount inserts for the V6. The installation couldn't have been easier. But you will need an E18 Torx socket, it's not a...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 11-09-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,795
Posted By ERP
How to Remove the V6 ECU

Tool required: 7 mm socket, long 10 mm socket.

The V6 ECU is located under the hood on the back of the intake manifold, next to the throttle body. I have highlighted it in red (Pic 1). Before...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 11-07-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,425
Posted By ERP
The bar looks good. I'm looking forward to...

The bar looks good. I'm looking forward to installing mine once I lower the coolant reservoir. Are you running with no cats at all? If so I recommend installing a metal core cat in the second...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 11-02-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,846
Posted By ERP
Power is close, the catless downpipe helps my...

Power is close, the catless downpipe helps my peak hp. It's a manual.
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 11-02-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,846
Posted By ERP
Todd - Keep in mind that this is and XWD Saab, so...

Todd - Keep in mind that this is and XWD Saab, so the drive train losses are higher than the FWD. The best pull put down 272 whp, using 20% XWD loss puts it at 340 hp crank.

The 387 wheel torque...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 11-02-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,846
Posted By ERP
Nick, we also used an ignition coil wire for...

Nick, we also used an ignition coil wire for spark pickup. We did three pulls, all starting at different rpms; 1400, 2200 and 2400. All three had the same spool-up and max torque at 3000 rpms.

Due...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 10-26-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,846
Posted By ERP
That would be especially dangerous today with the...

That would be especially dangerous today with the snow on the roads.
Forum: Performance Modifications for the New 9-3 10-26-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,846
Posted By ERP
:th_MySaab900Like:

:th_MySaab900Like:
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 10-03-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,555
Posted By ERP
Great Videos John! What lap times are you putting...

Great Videos John! What lap times are you putting down. I hope to meet up with you guys at the track a few times this winter, just need to get my lean tune fixed.
Forum: General New 9-3 Posts and Information 09-21-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,058
Posted By ERP
My Turbo X does much better than that. Around...

My Turbo X does much better than that. Around town isn't great but is consistently 22-23 mpg with plenty of wot. I regularly drive 110 miles to Breckenridge, which is 7000 ft of climbing, and get 28...
Forum: TSL Member's Saab pics 09-09-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By ERP
These pics are to help someone install Viggen...

These pics are to help someone install Viggen bumpers on a base 9-3.
Forum: TSL Member's Saab pics 09-01-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 966
Posted By ERP
Viggen Bumper Side Mount

I just need to post this picture to help someone with a Viggen Bumper install.
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 06-09-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,570
Posted By ERP
John, I don't know my lap times. I need to bring...

John, I don't know my lap times. I need to bring a stop watch next time. I was not able to make it up last Sunday for the track day. I dyno'd my new smaller pulley supercharger tune and it was...
Forum: Performance Modifications for the 9000 06-08-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,570
Posted By ERP
Gary, when are you coming down to High Planes...

Gary, when are you coming down to High Planes Raceway in Colorado? I would like to see what times your Aero would do at that track. And what does it weigh again, I know it is crazy light.
Forum: Performance Modifications for the NG900 / Old 9-3 04-21-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,508
Posted By ERP
Was this the track day we attended last year? The...

Was this the track day we attended last year? The next track day is June 5th. We need to be in the same run group this time.
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