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
Viggen Dark Dyno Full Power
Viggen "Dark" stretches its legs on the Superflow Dyno @ Taliaferros in
Full Power ~400whp
2.3L GT3071.64, T5 cams, JE pistons, Walbro 630cc, Taliaferro Full Exhaust...
Maybe some cam timing next week.
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!
Fastest Saab in America email@example.com
Finally ran a 10 last night, been trying for a couple of years now and we
finally got the car running right and put down two 10 second runs and
became the first ever 10 second Saab in the USA, car had a little more in
it too and we did this a mile high at Bandimere Drag Strip outside Denver
Colorado. Best run was 10.615 at 139.54mph. This was Street Wars, grudge
match racing, real street light and no tree. No times on the boards, but we
still got our time slips...
Nordic Viggen E85 Traction limited 450hp
Nordic tuned Saab Viggen E85 Traction limited 450hp (Open Diff) Downpipe
dumped for playing. GenuineSaab.com
Update Fall -09 Runs 12.4 in the 1/4 on slicks with the smaller Gt2871 turbo and conservative street driving tune!
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.
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. :)
Taliaferro Drag car 11.xx Incar Video
Taliaferro Drag car first qualifying pass at Import Faceoff Fall -09
Tulsa, OK Running ~11.8s @125. This is the 2.0L Gt30 Now with the
alignment the steering wheel is straight. ;)
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"
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