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Date: Sat, 07 May 2005 01:52:03 GMT
From: "James Sweet" <>
Subject: Re: rrett t3 turbo

"Dexter J" <> wrote in message > Salutations: > > On 6 May 2005 06:55:50 -0700, es <> wrote: > > > > OK i think i will go with the one i got right now and just 3" down > > pipe. will it be better if i get the intake manfoled from the newer 2.3 > > turbo saab 9000 engein. where can i get one of thoes and i have a M > > boost controler right now what do u guys think i should run for psi im > > at 14 right no. i heard it would be better if i run the fiul presher > > regulater from a non turbo saab is that true. i just wont to have a > > better topend on the car what is the best way to do this bcs the lowend > > is really nice as is. later when i get the t28 in there it should be > > really nice does enyone know where i can get a good t28 > > > > THANKS > > I'm not sure we are on the same lines here. > > Top end on a stock SAAB turbo is well and above *anything* you will ever > likely use unless you live in a place that doesn't issue 'reckless > endangerment' tickets or are retiring the machine to racing exclusively. > > If you are simply looking for more total boost - and you are not Trionic > under the hood - get a manual boost controller and dial back when the > waste gate opens. > > I believe your stock turbo is good for the better part of 19 or 20 psi. > But - and this is very important - your engine management computer will > cut off fuel when it senses the inevitable engine knock this will cause > (the car will 'buck'). And let me assure you, the stock SAAB engine > protection system (the chip) is very conservative in this regard.. > > I haven't checked on a Saab, but generally when it bucks like that, it means there's a simple overboost pressure switch which cuts off the fuel pump, it's got nothing directly to do with knocking. Can't be good for the engine to hit that often either.

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