Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2000 04:57:45 +0100
From: "simonj" <>
Subject: Re: SAAB 99 Viggen

I heard about one in the UK about a couple of years ago, that had the engine out of a 9000 in it. Johan A <> wrote in message news:pvc05.12201$ > Hi all Saab:ists! > > I saw an advert about a SAAB 99 with a 2,3-turbo powerplant for sale. And > now I'm playing with the thought of making it look like the viggen. With > lightning blue paintwork, similar wheels and seats. Damn it would be a real > nice car. But now I'm wondering about the engine swap. I guess that the car > mentioned above was a late 99 with the "H"-engine. > My father has an 9000 Aero and the 2,3 liter engine is wonderful with that > high amount of tourqe. Imagine that engine in the smaller and lighter 99 > body... > Do anyone know of any transplants like this? Is it a stroked 900-engine or > what? > > /Johan > >

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