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    Hi Steve P&P is a common tuning method with...

    Hi Steve

    P&P is a common tuning method with almost any engine so I don't see why it should not be effective to some degree in the n/a engine, but the pent valve head is likely to be pretty...
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    I don't doubt that there is only a market for 1...

    I don't doubt that there is only a market for 1 TD/year just for Saabs, but for the last 2 years I have seen no publicity, so have not been able to enter.

    Any advice on how / where to search? ...
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    I had a drive a couple of weeks ago in a 900S...

    I had a drive a couple of weeks ago in a 900S that had had its turbo removed and high compression pistons fitted. It had a Lucas injection system, which was original. In a road test with my 900i SE...
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    Whatever happened to the Saabscene Trackday? I...

    Whatever happened to the Saabscene Trackday? I went to Goodwood and Croft and great days they were. I have been out of touch as I have been rebuilding Darthvader and missed Donnington and Cadwell. ...
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    All good stuff from ejenner. I have that on my...

    All good stuff from ejenner. I have that on my trackday car and it all helps. Add also high boiling point brake fluid, braided hoses and Ferodo DS2500 pads. I also have an LSD, but have not yet...
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    I have '93 16vi, '83 8vTurbo and '88 16v Turbo...

    I have '93 16vi, '83 8vTurbo and '88 16v Turbo c900 varieties and have been for a long time perplexed why my 16vi seemed to lack any go. I have had it looked over and found that by getting all the...
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    I can vouch for TrackAction. I did a day with...

    I can vouch for TrackAction. I did a day with them at Donington a couple of years ago. Although the weater was awful, they did a great job in difficult circumstances and I really enjoyed the day.
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  8. Thread: Trackday Tyres?

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    Hi, thanks for that. Had a look at mytyres >...

    Hi, thanks for that. Had a look at mytyres > good prices, but no Yokohamas. There would appear to be some distribution problem in the UK at the moment. The Pradas I got were the last set in...
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    Thanks for the advice. I have had problems...

    Thanks for the advice. I have had problems getting any Yokohamas, but in the end located a set of Prada-2s. I would have liked a set of AO21s, but they do not seem to be availible or are in the...
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    I have just come to replace my Yokohama A539s and...

    I have just come to replace my Yokohama A539s and find that they are no longer generally availible https://www.saabscene.com/forum/images/smilies/mad.gif

    A539s have served me well on my C900S...
  11. Thread: TD07?

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    Hi Thanks for the invite ...

    Hi

    Thanks for the invite https://www.saabscene.com/forum/images/smilies/thumbsup.gif , but I am a bit tyred out after Bedford https://www.saabscene.com/forum/images/smilies/mad.gif Just 2mm left...
  12. Thread: TD07?

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    John / Fliptop Any news on a TD this year ? ...

    John / Fliptop

    Any news on a TD this year ? Just done one with Motorsport Vision at The Bedford Autodrome and am getting the flavour.

    Chris
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    Hi Brock I have 2 c900s, a 900S that I use for...

    Hi Brock

    I have 2 c900s, a 900S that I use for serious stuff and trackdays and an injected 900SE that I use every day.

    I recently renewed the suspension on the 900S for trackday use and...
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    John / Floptop I repeat my offer of assittance,...

    John / Floptop I repeat my offer of assittance, if required, to help with TD07.
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    Re: Saab Headlight Failure

    The most common cause I have found for anything electrical at the front of the car not working - lights, indicators, horn,headlamp wipers etc. is the wires that feed to the common earth just behind...
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    Re: Amber Fog Light Lens?

    Reasonable question Bill. I was being economical with my English. Vendors of high output bulbs seem to adopt a short hand to compare the light output of their high output bulbs with that of a...
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    Re: Amber Fog Light Lens?

    Amber light is not as bright as white, but is does not reflect in wet, foggy or snowy conditions. So with amber lights your ultimate dry weather lighting will not be as good as with white lights but...
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    Re: Boot leaking in water

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    I have just had a new hood fitted by Don Trimmings in Erdington, Birmingham - and this proved an excellent firm to deal with who have done a first rate job.

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    Don...
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    Re: Tyres for your 900

    Not to my knowledge. Understeer limits the rate of roll to before rubbing sets in.
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    Re: Tyres for your 900

    I have Yokohama 205/45/16 S539s on my modified 900s and I find them very satisfactory. Dry and wet road holding are very good, handling is predictable wet or dry and wear seems very reasonable for...
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    Re: Suspension Upgrade

    Thanks guys

    It seems disconnecting the front ARB will be cheaper and easier to reverse out than fitting a stiffer rear ARB.

    Chris
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    Re: Brakes Upgrade

    Hi Fliptop

    You are onto something with less weight transfer in the wet. This means rear braking bias can be increased in the wet, so what you observed at Goodwood and Croft was correct. Your...
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    Re: Suspension Upgrade

    You are right about not wanting the back comming round at the Esses. I could come out of the rt hander at the end of the back straight and keep the power on all the way to Sunny In without any drama...
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    Anyone Fancy Spa in October?

    For anyone who is getting the bug, do you fancy Spa in October?

    EasyTrack(.co.uk) are doing a trackday at Spa on October 16th. The cost for the day is 199 and they have 40 spaces left. If...
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    Re: Suspension Upgrade

    Croft has just given me the chance to find out how Fubes' recommendations worked. The 1/2 deg neg camber and 2mm toe have definitely improved the handling. The car could be held on full throttle...
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