A quick vid of my 91 Saab 9000 turbo. Mods are cold air intake with open cone filter, modded ecu and apc controller and downpipe back catless 2.5" Exhaust with 18" resonator. Im going to be changing the Exhaust soon to full turbo back 3" with a magnaflow muffler.
Cheapest performance car for under $5K - Saab 9000 track proven
Why a Saab 9000? I started this project when a 19 years old mate of mine
asked what beater to buy for under AUD$5K so that he can practice track
driving later. Since $5K is the total budget, there are only limited
choices available to a provisional licence driver in Australia.
Since not many people understand about Saab 9000 Aero therefore I decided
to make a demo. Saab had well over engineered this car at the time with its
engine capable to handle 500hp without touching internal parts. Standard
goodies include large Intercooler, BOV & oil cooler.
Here is the spec & cost summary:
Saab 9000 Aero, 225hp turbo FWD, 5speed
Bridgestone used RE002 tyres on stock 16" wheels $300
Koni adjustable shocks and unknown springs used $450
Stage 1 ECU
High flow cat installed
Yellowstuff brakepads $200
Oil change, hoses and labour $450
Driven 45+ fun laps and the Saab 9000 is still fine, no mechanical issue
whatsoever. No LSD or seat support is a pain though, gave my arms and abs a
This car is quirky and need to source parts from UK, at least it shows you
can still have fun with a relatively low budget.
Thank you to JDM Yard for organising this great event @ Wakefield Park
Also thank you to Proworks Automotive for helping me out with this build
Other cars attended the day included Honda Civic, Integra, S2000, Nissan
S13 , S14 & S15, Mitsubishi Evo 6 & 7 and Mazda MX5
1993 Saab 9000 Turbo Startup and overview
I start up my Saab, and take a look at some of the features on the car, as
well as do a walkaround and engine shot.
Thanks for all the views and comments!
Midsomer Murders - Car Chase
Car Chase From The TV Series "Midsomer Murders".
Ep: "Faithful Unto Death"
1989 Peugeot 205 GRD
1991 SAAB 9000 CS
I Like The Music Score In this Chase.
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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My W41 Spec 90 Beretta GTZ
First vid of my car running with the new cams in, power steering deleted
and motor resealed also with a new clutch and flywheel assembly. Muffler
is still the Magnaflow heard in my other vid. Also, you can see the new
intake setup that replaced the ugly PVC pipe setup. You can also hear the
2000 starter i have installed (small compact one)
For some reason my fan is always on but i have no idea why. So sorry about
the motor getting drowned out a lil by it being on. The camera also
blipped about halfway thru the vid for some reason.
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. :)