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Nice Review by BMW fan: Saab 9-3 2.0T Stage 1

This is a very nice review of a stage 1 tuned 2009 Saab 9-3 2.0T. The tune was done by Boost Customs – Canadian tuner house (We remember them by custom LED tail lights for Saab 9000). It is interesting, because the review made a BMW fan – T.H.  the proud owner of the BMW E46. On his video channel,
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Engine Technologies: Variable Twin Scroll Turbocharger

Variable Geometry Turbochargers and Twin Scroll Turbochargers each have their own unique advantages, but what if you could combine the technology together? Borgwarner  (known for TwinTurbo in Saab 9-3 TTiD) has developed a turbocharger concept where a twin scroll turbocharger has a valve which can redirect exhaust airflow into just a single scroll, or vary the
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Saab 900 Turbo Commercial 1989

This is classic Saab 900 Turbo Commercial from 1989 created for the Australian market. As a non-domestic car, Saab there advertise as “a leader in safety, luxury and performance – first class European motoring ar an affordable price…“ At that time, in Australia, its price was 29,550 Australian dollars,  which was 22.753 US dollars. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87qCHGnqLsw

Saab 96 V4 TURBO

Saab enthusiasts from Finland Toni Koskinen tried to make the old Saab’s V4 engine added Turbo Charger, and of course – he succeeded in his attempt. His Saab 96 Turbo project has its own web page, where you can get acquainted with the details. An old 1976  Saab 96 regained in life and additionally he installed in the car
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Saab 2-stroke 850cc engine with Turbo

Saab enthusiasts from Sweden tried to make the old Saab’s  2-stroke 850cc engine added Turbo Charger. DalomRacing Crew Trying to add Turbo and K-Jetronic in a Saab 2 stroke 850cc engine from from 1966. The engine started and sounds great, but there is no information whether it is mounted in a Saab:

Saab 9-5 in “Turbo” TV Show

Definitely a great video, this is Special Report edition of “Turbo” TV Show, aired on the Discovery Channel. Basically, the theme of thhis Special Report is then a new model Saab 9-5, but in the background is the story about the Saab company (in english adn swedish):

The Turbocharger turns 110 years old!

The turbo-charger, which has dominated the development of the internal combustion engine for the last 30 years, turned 110 years old in this 2015. On 16 November 1905 Swiss engineer Dr. Alfred Büchi received patent No. 204630 from the Imperial Patent Office of the German Reich for a “combustion machine consisting of a compressor (turbine
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Per Gillbrand Turbo Show – Genius for engines

Per Gillbrand, a former automotive engineer who designed the first Saab turbocharged engines in the 1970s, markets and builds an extensive range of miniature engines, with the W16 and even the Rolls Royce Merlin among them. Most carmakers have tried turbocharging throughout the years to achieve more power from small engines. Many have had success.
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Why Turbo fans owe Saab a thank-you

Today published a great article in Automotive News blogs about Saab and Saab Turbo  technologies. Richard Truett in article  Why turbocharger fans owe Saab a thank-you saya: “We are gathered here today to pay our respects to Saab“. Saab engineers saw early on the turbo’s potential to offer drivers greater performance, by making the engine smaller and
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The Turbo with The Brain.

1984 Saab 900 Turbo Ad – Australia… Covers the High Performance Saab 900 Turbo that was Sold in Australia in 1984. This advertisement is published in the “Melbourne Motor Show Magazine”. Click to Enarge:

Saab 900 Turbo among Most Iconic Hip-Hop Cars

A classic Saab 900 Turbo portrayed a pre-rap money Jay-Z circa ’88 in “Song Cry,” but Shawn Corey Carter had to be everything except broke to own a convertible that was only introduced two years prior. The vehicle was a favorite amongst those living the lavish lifestyle—Harlem drug dealer Azie chose to stunt in a
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More Power for Your Saab – DIY Intercooler Water Spray

How To Make An Intercooler Water Spray With Simple Stuff From Your Local DIY Store. The guys at Mighty Car Mods have put together this awesome guide on how to build your own intercooler water spray with a variety of simple and inexpensive parts: Better DIY Intercooler Water Spray This solution is better, The guys
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How to make a Saab 900 Turbo 3D Paper car?

Here is the fabulous Saab 900 Turbo in 3D Papeer to cut and paste with glue, that will impress your guests on a desk and Make happy your kids. This 3D matrix is created on the website ilovesaab.be, which unfortunately is no longer active. Here is the matrix (pdf) of the Saab 900 in cutting.
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Genuine Saab Taliaferro Air Intake is a beautiful noisemaker

One of the easiest mods almost anyone can do themselves is to install an intake system. Whether its fabricating your own from house hold items, or a “kit” you bought from an aftermarket vendor, the point of the intake system is to provide less restrictive breathing for the engine. The stubborn T8 ECU management systems of
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