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  1. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Gentlemen, I am new to this forum, but I have had my fair share of Saab issues in last couple of years, and I thought I could share one of my quick'n'dirty tricks. Your turbocharger craps itself - sudden bearing failure - oil seeps into intake/exhaust, lots of blue smoke.. you know the drill...
  2. DIY
    Creative comes from everywhere! You guys must have not ever seen such cool turbo table lamp. It is consists of a K&N filter and some components from an abandon turbocharger.
  3. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi I am new to the forum and have recently done some simple modifications to my 2000 93 base. I am attempting to create enough boost to make my turbocharger whistle. From what i have researched i have a low output turbo installed in my car. What this means i have no idea. Currently i have...
  4. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi all , i have a 9-5 aero 2001 stage 1 with 275hp and 420 NM with 247.000 km on the clock. I did not notice but my crankcase breather hose that goes to the TB had broken off..( don`t know for sure if that was the cause) ... but almost 2 months ago i was on my way to a VERY VERY important job...
  5. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    HERE WE HAVE A GARRET TURBO FOR 9-5 SAABCAME OFF 2001 9-5 2.3LTURBO WILL FIT OTHER YEARSPULLED DATE: 02/07/2013CONDITION: TESTED (PASSED) THE CAR WAS INEXCELLENT RUNNING CONDITION WHEN PULLEDTHE TURBO IS ONLY 4 MONTHS OLD I HAVE RECEIPT NEW OWNER WILL GET IT WITH TURBO.Thank you for viewing the...
  6. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    I have a TD04 turbocharger surplus to requirements,will come with Aero 'cobra pipe.Also have a 9-3 Hot Aero T7 ECU.Sensible offers invited. Bob
  7. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    hi my turbo blew on my car, i had it replaced and it has gone again and i was not even going for it. (2 months later!!) the seals and bearing keep going. any ideas what could cause the seals and bearings to break! please please help!! ashley.
  8. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    It appears that a circlip has fallen off the actuator arm on the turbo wastegate and it produces a warning on the ECU. Is there some way to ensure that this clip stays in position.
  9. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    so, it's been a really long story with my turbo... but i really need to get get a replacement. i have a 87 saab 900 turbo, and i am looking into putting one from 1989 on it. these two parts should be interchangeable, right? i should be able to put it in mine, even though it has the water...
  10. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hello, Knowing that there are very few cars which use the Garrett GT2559V Turbocharger, and with the Saab variant now being a "dealer only" part, according to Turbotechnics and others, I was wondering if the turbo cores are compatible, I'm sure that they are and the housings are interchangable...
  11. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Need a replacement Turbocharger for for 2004 model 9-5. If anyone has one or knows where to get one, then it would be much appreciated.
  12. Previous model ranges, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Minimal/no shaft play, no crack, cleaned ready to go, held boost perfectly, + fast spool up Looking for £60+ £20 postage PM me or send an email [email protected] t3 tb0321 Garrett Air research 86 APC
  13. Saab Recommendations
    If any of the forum members require the turbo repairing on their 9-5 3.0 TiD, I can recommend the following firm:- G & R Engineering Unit 2, Dunkirk Industrial Estate, By Pass Rd, Dunkirk, Chester, Cheshire CH1 6LZ Tel: 01244 853808 The reason why I've posted them on here is that the turbo...
  14. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Exactly one month ago I placed an order with Elkparts for a TD04. I was told because they were out of stock it would be a 7-10 day wait. Hmm ok then, i can wait. One month later and after I had to keep calling them to find out the situation I cancelled the order. Surely if I had a customer that...
  15. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Hello I took this in as part payment for some work done. I knew the donor vehicle, a 2.2 Diesel, this charger has done very few miles and wasn't the original. It's in great condition, was run on Mobil 1, there is no wear on the spindle it feels tight like new. I've checked the vacuum...
  16. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Bought this item on eBay for £400 brand new to fit to my 9-5 which suffered turbo failure. Once fitted and started up it became apparent that piston rings had also gone so car is dismantled for sale. This turbo although installed and subsequenly removed is new 'zero miles'. Accept £250, can...
  17. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, New to this forum My Saab 9-3 01 year 2.2 TiD turbocharger is knacked, does anybody know if these are repairable or if there is a GM alternative. Saab replacement is expensive. Cheers
  18. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Hi All, hopefully somebody here can help me. I am from Germany and will visit SAABfriends near Cambridge from the 3rd-6th of August. The engine chains of my beautiful convertible need replacement after 270.000 km ( ) and as combined-operation work, I will exchange the manifold (broken...
  19. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    hi all little bit of a niave question, i have a 93 2.0t se (185bhp) y reg this has the lpt on it, could i get hold of a hot turbo and just put it straight on and away i go or are there lots of other things to consider, like uprating brakes, exhaust etc thanks in advance
  20. Saab News
    In 1977, the turbocharger was introduced into the SAAB 99 due to the hard work of Per Gillbrand of Saab-Scania, who is known today as “the father of turbocharging”. The turbocharger or turbo for short is another iconic technology element that makes a Saab, a Saab and is used in all Saab models...
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