The Saab Link Forums

The Saab Link Forums (https://www.saablink.net/forum/index.php)
-   Welcome New Member! (https://www.saablink.net/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=20)
-   -   Just got a OG 9-3 viggen (https://www.saablink.net/forum/showthread.php?t=121251)

newtosaab9-3 12-18-2019 06:31 PM

Just got a OG 9-3 viggen
 
Hello Folks,


Just got a new to me 2001 9-3 Viggen (gray), which was in a bad condition and i feel i rescued it. Was driven by a young adult and the car is stock. Mostly going to be a project car/summur car but still i am thinking it's going to be a serious money pit even though i am going to be going most of the work.

This is my 3rd saab. Had a 96 900 SE, have a 2007 9-3 and now a viggen..

The good:

The car runs fine no leaks..
interior are all right needs some TLC
perivious owner has done regular oil changes
< 95,000 miles
exterior looks ok (except for few missing part such as jacking point covers and few destroyed bits).

The Bad:

needs a front bumper (found one locally)
needs a new hood
needs an a/c compressor
power steering leaks
turbo not working (had to buy a new BCV, now works)
SID (fixed the pixels)


i am collecting parts to get it look nice

Changes:
Bought all the plastic bits for the aero effect
have to get New suspension parts and brakes (poly)
ARB (GS)
6 point brace (GS)
a tune ...

Looking to get <300hp (piston limitations), and may be then rebuild the engine with better pistions..

Thanks

Scaniac 01-02-2020 06:58 AM

Sounds great, especially sourcing a new bumper locally. Best of luck!

ninehundredt 01-03-2020 05:41 AM

Glad you're saving it. Post some photos when you get a chance.


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:09 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
All content is copyright The Saab Link and it's original authors.


Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.