SAABs @ Carlisle 2011 Set-Up Day Barber SAAB Pro Series Race Car
SAABs @ Carlisle is an annual event of SAAB Automobile enthusiasts, hosted by The Central Penn SAAB Club at The Carlisle Fairgrounds in Carlisle, PA. The event is the largest regional SAAB owner gathering in North America and one of the largest SAAB gatherings in the world. Growing from humble beginnings in 1999 with only 3 cars, the event hosted 368 participants and 278 SAABs in 2011. This video is of the Set-Up day on Thursday.May 19, 2011. The car is the SAAB Barber Pro Series Race Car, owned by The SAAB Heritage Collection. The car is being unloaded for the show by Transport Driver Clay Culver, with assistance from Don Fatzinger and George Basehore of the Central Penn SAAB Club.
The SAAB rally cars at SAAB Car Museum
From the very beginning in 1949 SAAB was active competing in Swedish and
European rallies. Most famous is Erik Carlsson (on the roof), winning the
RAC rally in 1960, -61 and -62 and the Monte Carlo Rally in 1962 and -63.
The rally activity continued until 1980 where changes in regulations made
The last rally cars made were the powerful 99 turbo, 1978 - 1980.
7 Second RX7 - Turbo bigger than the motor!
CONGRATS to Bola de Humo Racing for running their first 7 the first time on
the 1320 with their new setup! Check out this 88mm turbo powered RX7 tearing down the track
weed-wacker style and all! :)
Their Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/BolaDeHumoRacing
Yes, You Can Build a Sick Vintage Rally Car - AFTER/DRIVE
Ever wanted to go back in time, when screaming two-stroke Saabs were the
kings of rally? Find out how you can, with Bruce Turk, Saab jedi-master and
vintage rally dude.
On the car's specs Bruce adds: "It now has a 850cc three cylinder two
stroke motor that started life as a 750cc but the block was bored out to
850cc. It has Monte Carlo 850 pistons, a GT 750 crank shaft, a dual Solex
"Super kit Carb, lightened flywheel, heavy duty clutch (extra springs
added) fully ported intake and Exhaust
ports to rally spec II specifications and a Spec II rally 4 speed Saab gear
box which is very rare I might add... Oh, estimated HP is 60 BHP"
If money were no object, what vintage car (of any era) would you most want
to race/rally? Tell us below or follow the thread on Facebook:
2011 Saab 9-5 Aero Turbo6 XWD Start Up, Engine, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2011 Saab 9-5 Aero.
Released as a late 2010 model, the 2011 now boasts a panoramic glass roof
along with the great redesign. Overall makes the car have a much more
stately appearance and further set it in a more sport/luxury sedan class.
I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of this
car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique
styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details
of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough
tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall
appreciation of the vehicle.
2011 Saab 9-5 Aero Turbo6 2.8T XWD Top Speed Run
Stock (300HP, 400Nm), factory speed limiter.
Music: Ten Walls - Walking with Elephants (Original Mix).
German autobahn without speed limit.
Speedometer and GPS measured.
Filmed with iPhone, sorry for the quality and shaky view. :)
Make your own HO routed copper tape slot car track
This is our home made routed MDF wooden track with coppertape raced
For modification of the pickup shoes see this video:
1989 Saab 900 T16S Review
We drive Great Escape's super Saab 900 T16S before stepping into a second
highly modified 1987 car simply referred to as 'The Beast'. Full review at