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  1. Vendor Deals
    Impact Tools, Tuning Software, Headlight Repair Kits, and Other Huge Black Friday Deals and Promo Codes It's been another busy day as we roll towards Black Friday, the deals keep rolling in. Here's what we've tracked down for you so far today. 3M Headlight Restoration Kits on Sale...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All, So the clutch has started slipping in my 2008 9-3 Turbo X XWD after 66k miles. I get the feeling that a lot of the components for the 280BHP version were not up to the task of the performance model (for example, the car is on its 3rd steering pump, I think due to the load of the wider...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Have many people tuned the saab 150bhp 1.9 diesel engines? What would be the first suggested step? A remap? Any bolt on parts that'd be suggested to aid the map results?
  4. Saabscene: Performance
    Well being a bit of a car nut,I'm always looking out for car improvement gadgets.To be fair my Saab 93 sportwagon is hard to improve on ,uprated the headlight ,and spotlight bulbs ,and fitted a dash cam. this item i bought off ebay claims 35% more power,25% more torque it just plugs into the...
  5. Saabscene: Performance
    I was thinking to start learning how to tune SAAB 9-5 ECU's. I found some websites with "how to's" and tutorials. But I can't really find what CANBUS cable I need to connect to my computer. So any suggestion and if possible a link where I can buy the things I need to connect. My first project...
  6. Saabscene: Performance
    Hi, Has anyone used Nordic Tuning for a stage 1 remap for a TTiD4? Would welcome any feedback on performance and reliability. Cheers.
  7. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi everyone. Just looking for feedback on ecu tuners. I'm looking to buy an upgraded ecu( stage 1) and send my core back after install, but want to deal with a reputable builder. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thx
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi has anyone fitted one of these to a TTiD 9-3? http://www.bluesparkautomotive.com/diesel-tuning-boxes/carspecs2?carid=4986 Thinking of doing this or a remap, this being the cheaper oftion and can be removed easily. Appears to read well and the company seem OK. thanks Paul
  9. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi guys hope someone can shed some light on this. I'm a newby to all this but here goes. I have a Saab 93 2.2 TID 2004. Recently had some starting problems and it turned out to be the alternator. So no issues there, but my mechanic just happened to mention the whole remapping of ECU's on cars...
  10. Saabscene: Performance
    Hi guys, Thinking of using Angel Tunings mobile service to remap my new Saab Vector Sport 1.9 Tid 150 as they have a deal at the moment - two cars for £400 (my work colleague wants his Octavia VRS done too). Has anyone used or heard of anyone using these on their Saab 1.9 TiD's? What was the...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Just looked at the ad for the tdi running boxes. I want to fit one on my 93 Vector Sport. Just wondered if anyone in this forum has fitted one, and if so what sort of results did you get?
  12. Saabscene: Performance
    Hi Guys, New Saab owner here based in Guildford - Surrey, just wondering what tuning options there are for the saab as I have been looking online and cant seem to find much... Can you decat the saab, if so, whats involved i.e sensors etc and where can you buy a decat as I cant find one...
  13. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Still in my garage and looking for another owner. For faster reply, please contact me at [email protected] -Intercooler Abbottracing http://www.abbottracing.net/product.php?id_product=265 -Bosch injectors 426cc http://www.abbottracing.net/product.php?id_product=334 -Damp valve Abbottracing...
  14. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    I have for sale a steinbauer tuning box for a 2.2 125bhp TiD Saab 9-3. I had this box running for 5 years in my old 9-3 before it was written off in a accident a couple of months ago. http://www.steinbauer.cc/gb/products...92kw__3h4/a6g/ The official figures say it takes bhp from 125bhp too...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi I have been given a tuning box ( unknown brand) that was fitted to a mates Vectra 1.9 120 bhp . will this fit my 9-3 06 1.9 120 bhp? I have tried to connect it & can't get the connectors to match up. they look the same. attached are the images of the tuning box & the connectors . can anyone...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    seen these on ebay and it got me thinking, they seem reasonably priced and the gains are good (they have to be true gains, ebay wouldnt let them advertise if they wernt). I know they arent as good or as thorough as a remap but its a lot cheaper. Im getting my software update next week so...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I'm considering having my DPF and EGR mapped out of my TTID wagon, Avon tuning will do it for 399 which seems ok? Anyone had this done in Bristol? Also of those that have had it done has anyone had any issues come MOT time (the old recurring question!) Thanks
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, Just wondering if any saab 1.9 TID owners have tried adding a tuning box and any experiences/advice to offer here. They are on e-bay for £60- £85 a go....seems too good to be true, DIY fitted in ten minutes and 30-40% bhp gain. Any advice, even if it`s STAY AWAY is welcome. Thanks Jim
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