This is my brother's 1999 Saab 9-3 four cylinder turbo 5-door hatchback. It is a Swedish made car and it has awesome handling. Unfortunately, General Motors (GM Europe) announced they are getting rid of the Saab brand. Saab was originally made by the Swedish aeroplane company Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget (SAAB).
1999 Saab 9-3 Viggen Review
Ian Royle takes the 1999 turbo charged
Saab 9-3 Viggen for a test drive on the streets of Monaco, to see what
performance improvements the turbo
charger has made and how it is to drive in general.
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!
1999 Saab 9 3 Turbo Hatchback
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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!
1999 Saab 9-3 Convertible
My 1999 Saab 9-3 Convertible. She has about 66,000 miles and is all
original. I am the second owner. I think this is the perfect color combo.
1999 Saab 9-3 SE Convertible - NO START
After a head gasket replacement, my car will still not start. The timing
looks ok (the Exhaust camshaft might
be off by one tooth) There seems to be fuel getting to the engine, the
battery is good, spark plugs are new. What could be wrong with my car?
Replaced the Turbo in the 2000 Saab 9-3 Hatchback (Start Up, First Drive, Before/After)
Well I finally am getting the video up on the 2000 Saab 9-3 that I featured
a while ago with an engine malfunction. Turns out that it was a bad turbo. we replaced it and gave it a good
service and now it runs like new. no it didn't take this long to fix, it's
been done for a while, just waiting for the people to come and get it if
they come get it haha, plus I've been at school so not a lot of chances to
go home to video it. If not we'll just detail it and give our warranty
with it like the first time and make someone else happy with it! :)
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~ 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
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.
-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.