Date: 5 Sep 2002 01:17:34 GMT
Subject: Re: SAAB 9.5 V6 engine question....

Someone who looks an awful lot like FLOOD <nowaynopsamcom> wrote: > On Sunday evening, I was having a few glasses of wine, when I was > interrupted by the local Redneck contingent (simple, uneducated > people), and I was told that my SAAB 9000 Aero is simply a "GM" Nope, the 9000 predates the GM influences. > and > that the 1999 SAAB 9.5 engines are taken from the Buick Regal. Well, *my* 1999 9-5 has the 2.3 litre 4, so it's pure Saab. The V6 that saab used is a GM design, but I have no clue what other cars it's in. > Could > someone please provide clarification into the origins of the 9.5 V6 > engine? Is it a recommended powerplant? Compared to the Saab 4, not particularly. It's more of a marketing thing for people who want more pistons, than for any performance, fuel economy, or longevity reasons. > Any help would be greatly > appreciated. Dave Hinz

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