Date: Fri, 06 May 2005 13:53:24 GMT
From: Johannes <johsnospamblock46437sizefitter.com>
Subject: Re: 1999 9-5 issues?


"Henrik B." wrote: > > "Piotr Charnewski" <pcjnospam.net> skrev i en meddelelse > news:Niyee.47$Ib4.12nospamado.ohiordc.rr.com... > > Thanks to all of you for the help. Since I posted, I looked at a 2001 9-5 > > with a 6 cylinder engine, which also has a turbo. It has 90,000 miles on > > it. > > Any issues I should look for on that one? Thanks. > > Yes, the engine. It's an Opel (GM) engine. Not a Saab-developed engine. > Fuel-consumption is higher than the I4's. It doesn't have at chain, so it > has higher servicecosts, than the I4. This is the strange asymmetrical turbo where only one bank of V6 drives the turbo wheel. Output is 200 bhp, in fact less than the non-turbo Opel equivalent with 210 bhp. Nevertheless is should give a smooth drive that some might like.

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