Date: Tue, 16 Nov 1999 07:05:19 GMT
From: "Povah" <>
Subject: Re: Classic 900 with V8

<> wrote in message news:80p9ae$5fj$ > In article <80dikn$qi8$>, > "Norman Boyce" <> wrote: > Yes, but why bother. My 84 T16 now has around 230 BHP and 270 lb/ft of > torque. The power bound goes from 2500 all the way to the red-line. > In the last couple of weeks it has scalped everything going including > a ferrari F355 last saturday (and yes the guy was trying since even on > full throttle the only thing I could hear was his screaming v8). You can > pick one of these engines up complete with trans for a grand or less. > That means similar performance to the Rover 4.6 engine for a lot less > money and hassle. Since you are doing a complete job you can afford to > fit a decent intercooler as I have done. In hindsight though I think the > 9000 aero cooler I used is about the biggest you could ever stick in the > front of a 900, its probably overkill. > Happy SAABing. > Neil. Where do you get these engines for under $1000?

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