Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2000 23:44:13 -0500
From: "14-219" <>
Subject: Re: 900 turbo and non-turbo transmissions

Andrew <> wrote in message news:87mrls$8c4$ > I have just found out that my Saab 900 turbo 1989 has had a 900 non-turbo > manual gearbox fitted at some time. Are there any differences between turbo > and non-turbo 'boxes? Is the non-turbo box as strong? Yes and yes. The gear ratios are shorter in the non turbo 900s. Depending on the year of the 900S box, it may be stronger than the turbo box that was in it. > Also, the righthand driveshaft does not go very deep into the inner driver. > Is this because 900 non-turbo transmissions require longer driveshafts than > turbo transmissions? Not to my knowledge. It could be that the gearbox installed may have smaller cups than what was fitted originally, I could be wrong. -Ray -- To reply via email, lift off the throttle.

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