Installing BSR PPC Stage 1 to a 2006 SAAB 93 2.0T 210hp Auto
This just arrived today we had already tuned it but had not driven it yet
because we wanted to remove the speed limiter which is done by selecting
the top speed on the website via linking up ur ppc to ur acct, then after
that you go and retune the car and the speed limiter lifts. I wanted to
show the whole process from out of box to 60mph, its pretty much the best
speed Boost your going to find for
under $1000, I havent taken it on the freeway yet which is where you really
see the change but initially I'm very pleased, and like I mentioned I
bought this thru Hahn Racecraft and theyre just so easy to deal with, Ive
ordered from genuinesaab and esetuning both are great but Hahn is just more
knowledgeable and seem more concerned that you're happy than with just
selling you something so I'm old school I appreciate that still, lol this
was my 40th birthday present as I enter midlife crisis and find the need
for my car to go faster lol. If
you need any help or have any questions feel free to ask, I studied this
thing for 2 months straight before getting 1, if your looking to put an
upgrade on your saab this is what you want this company is in very tight
with saab aka koenigsegg and does most of their testing on saabs
~ 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.
Fixing Saab 9-5 Security System Problems -EricTheCarGuy
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As I said in the video the owner brought me this car along with the
supposed fix. The symptoms were an intermittent no start and a message on
the dash indicating a security system problem. Apparently this is a common
problem with Saabs of this vintage and the problem is usually linked to
this siren/security module. Apparently the batteries go bad in the unit
causing it to act up intermittently. In this video I show the steps needed
to replace the module, it's actually a very easy job that does not require
a lot of tools. So if you have an issue with the security system on a Saab
of this vintage you might want to give this fix a try.
Here's the ebay store link to the company that rebuilds the modules.
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