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AS I have a 9000cs 2.0 lpt turbo on a 1995 it doesn't have an intercooler the big question is if i got all the pipework and intercooler from a later car such as a 96 model or newer would it have the fittings and/or would one off the 2.3 fpt fitt?

Would anything suggested above improve performance and would it make it more reliable?

please anyone!
 

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If you are going to boost the cars perf. then the intercooler is the first thing you should do.
Without it the engine management sysytem will just reduce the boost as it gets hotter(which you may have noticed in the summer anyway)

Fitting the intercooler to a pre-intercooler car is not a problem as my wife's car has been so modded.

(most Saab specialists will do the work for you)

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M
 

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Not too sure about 9000s, but on my C900 LPT I stuck on an Intercooler from a 900 FPT. I don't have an APC on mine, but 9000s might have. If you do, it can be tweaked to improve performance. If not, a bleed valve or MBC will up the boost, although this is not without risk, as some people have discovered. Safest bet is to fit an APC and tweak it. Widde's site www.900aero.com has some very good stuff on APC's.
 

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Thanks for all the help, as most of the 9000's mine does have an APC does anyone know how to raise the boost limit on it or is it a specialist job? Not that i'm going to until an intercooler is fitted though! Or will it be a waste of time without the extra fueling from the ecu?
 

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The inlet manifold is slightly different on the LPT i.e it sits nearer the firewall than the 2.3 motors which means you have to make up an extension piece from the throttle body to pick up the intercooler outlet pipe.
 
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