Viggen "Dark" stretches its legs on the Superflow Dyno @ Taliaferros in Springfield, MO
Full Power ~400whp
2.3L GT3071.64, T5 cams, JE pistons, Walbro 630cc, Taliaferro Full Exhaust...
Maybe some cam timing next week.
This Saab 900 Was Built to Last
On a brisk Utah morning, at the base of a ski resort, we spent some time
with a Saab 900 SPG. Owner, Jordan Melville, dives into his love for Saab,
detailing how he brought this 900 back from the brink of the wrecking yard
to experience the car as if it were brand new.While modern day Saab
struggles to keep their cars on the road, Jordan's 900 SPG keeps the flame
Taliaferro 3" Custom Exhaust Sound
Startup sounds of the custom Taliaferro catback Exhaust. 3in stainless construction with all
v-band and quick swap rear muffler for straight pipe. Perfect for those
times when you want to cause trouble or need stay out of it. Large center
resonator, Metallic Racecat and Vibrant Rear muffler. SHown here on a Gt30
Viggen with a warm motor from Dyno tuning.
Taliaferro Drag Car
Showing some of the limitations of the NG900 Chassis used as a drag car.
There was a bit of wheel spin there so it was not a fast run but a couple
great example. MOst of the flex is in the Uprights. You can read on
trolltuner the suspension parts in use here. 2.0L Gt3071.64
1,600 Wheel Horses on the Dyno...
Anytime you take a couple F2 chargers feeding a whole bunch of cubes and
add methanol even on only half of max Boost it is quite a show.. Intake gasket that
didn't want to play cut the day short. Around 1,600whp through an auto!
Lots left in the car and the Dyno. Over 1K ftlbs by 4
thousand... Easily the new top HP record for the Dyno without even trying yet.
Had manners like a street car just a bit more bark.
Built by Mark Werdehausen of Tydo racecars. A few of the components
came from Taliaferro machine shop. On the Superflow Autodyn 30 in
Abbott Racing 3" Exhaust on Saab 9-3 Viggen
My attempt at recording what an Abbott Racing 3" Exhaust sounds like on a 1999 Saab 9-3 Viggen.
You hear the car start up, then the video switches to a bumper mounted
angle for some real road audio.
It is the full 3" system from the turbo
Poor tools make for a fairly mediocre recording job unfortunately. Shot
using a Sony Cyber-Shot digital camera combined with an Apple iPhone with
suction mount attached to the bumper..... doesn't really make for a good
quality audio recording. The iPhone just cannot handle the brutality :-)
Enjoy... the best I can do for now.
First US 11.47 @ 127 In a Saab!
Qualifying at KCIR Drag strip in the NG900 -95 2.0 GenuineSaab.com
Taliaferro project drag car. GT3071 with a LSD.
This is the first Saab in the 11s in North America!