Well I'm pretty behind on my videos, I still have lamborghini videos to upload as well as some more auction videos (I'm also going back tomorrow!!), updated lot vehicles (including a tour on this car) and the night starts for the lot PHEW! But I figured I'd jump ahead and give you all a test drive of our new Saab we just got for old times sakes. It's a long test drive video but I just love this car, one of the nicest we've had in a while, not often you come across a gem like this with 106k on the odo. This 9-3 has the 2.0T 4cyl engine (same as the one in my first car, the 97 900SE convertible. Wait till you see the full tour video!!
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0 Turbo Start Up, Engine, and Full Tour
In this video I give a full in depth review and tour on a 2000 Saab 9-3 hatchback. 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, start it up, and give a short drive and the details of it. A through review of this car designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.
More Problems With the 2000 Saab 9-3 (Smoking, Test Drive, etc.)
Well many of you have seen all the other videos on this car and seen that we replaced the turbo in it a little while ago. After sitting for an extended period and battling to get it started with a dead battery, when I took it for a drive it started smoking, more and more. Today, 1 day later after I drove it, we started it up and no smoke was to be found. Weird, we'll have to check it out more to make sure everything is right with it. but like I said, today, everything was totally fine so idk if the oil/gas mixture got screwed up or something from sitting so long with little to no gas in it (had to fill it up before the drive) or what. We shall see I guess! Let me know what you guys think!
Blown Head Gasket Saab 9-3?! Start Up With LOTS of Smoke
Well a lot of you probably remember the 2000 Saab 9-3 Hatch back that we had at the dealership a couple of months ago. Well something happened to the engine to where it just billows an un natural amount of pure white smoke! They brought it back so we can get it fixed for them. In this video I try and assess what's going on and see if you all have any suggestions on what it could be before we send it to the shop. Dad also pulls it around and sees for him self. we're thinking it's a head gasket and maybe a motor mount or a tranny mount. Post below what you guys think it is and I'll let you all know when we find out. You will see what I mean and how bad this thing is haha, enjoy!
1988 Saab 900 Turbo Convertible, Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 1988 Saab 900 turbo Convertible. 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 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.
Saab 95 production
Here is a view of several stations on the Saab 9-5 production line. The 9-5, like the 9-3 is a fantastic car! I love Saab alot and I hope you Saab lovers out there enjoy this insight into what goes on in Trollhatten.
~ 700hp Turbo Saab, 312kmh (194mph)
Extreme turbo Saab + 300 kmh
Many viewers have misunderstood this video, so I explain it a little:
-Speed at finish line (1mile/1609m) is measured. Time is not measured.
-First Saab does 1st and 2nd gear with ~half throttle. Second Saab has limited Boost for 1st and 2nd gear.
- three extra seconds between 0-100kmh typically means ~30meters wasted. But three extra seconds used in speeds close to 300kmh, means almost 300meters wasted.
Here is equally powerful RWD cars (if not even more HP's) These RWD's are a lot faster between 0-150kmh, but these Saabs are faster from 150kmh-300kmh. You get the point when you compare speeds at finish line. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urWWdomnncw
-A Saab 9-5 driver pushes a little too much throttle @3rd gear and looses traction. He lifts a throttle and pushes it back, but too much again and then he gears up 4th, a bit earlier than planned. (optimal is@205kmh).
Earlier that summer I broke one gearbox when pushing too hard on 3rd gear.
With new gearbox and at later event, I drove very gently on first three gears to avoid breaking it again. I pushed WOT for the first time on 4th gear @ 190kmh. You can hear it clearly on following video. Engine tone changes totally around 200kmh. Incar video is from 299kmh pull (at 1 mile race) Something happened to camera during the run. So I didn't get any incar video from a 305kmh pull. To see that run from the start line, please see my other videos.
Here is incar video until camera dies. Start is @1min. http://youtu.be/M4NNX4Ygnwc
Cold Start 2000 Saab 9-3 2.0T Hatchback
This car has actually sold I believe, a little bit after making this video. I've had a lot of you all wanting me to do some more cold starts so I figured I'd make a bunch of short videos and put them up this weekend so you can see some of the stuff still at the dealership. Think of this as dealership cold starts just separately because I wanted each vehicle to have a few min instead of blaze through them real fast. This is the 2000 Saab 9-3 hatchback with the 2.0T engine. I do a quick cold start after a snow/ice storm that left thousands of people without power in the NC piedmont triad (we lost power too lol, which was why I was at the dealership) I also show the engine and the car's weatherband function. Enjoy!
December Night Time Dealership Start Ups and Updates Part 1 of 4
Well better late than never right haha! Here's the dealership start ups for December, due to popular demand, they are also night starts. There are 4 parts and include footage from all of december, several things in the video have been sold and some are new, I just wanted to try and squeeze a bunch in this time around, enjoy!
Crash Test: 2007 Saab 9-3
Go to MYRIDE.COM for more car videos. Insurance Institute for Highway Bumper Crash Test: 2007 Saab 9-3 Front Full: ,476 Front Corner: ,076 Rear Full: ,722 Rear Corner: 69 Total Damage in 4 Tests: ,243 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is an independent, nonprofit, scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses -- deaths, injuries, and property damage -- from crashes on the nations highways. The Institute is wholly supported by auto insurers. For more information about this crash test video visit: www.iihs.org.
Euro NCAP | Saab 9-3 | 2000 | Crash test
http://www.euroncap.com/tests/saab_9_3_2000/78.aspx Frontal Impact takes place at 64 Km/h, 40% of the width of the car striking a deformable barrier. In the side impact, a mobile deformable barrier impacts the driver's door at 50 km/h. In the pole test, the car tested is propelled sideways at 29km/h into a rigid pole.