Re: 9-3 head issues - Saab 9-3SS Bulletin Board - Saabnet.com


[General | Members | C900 | 9000 | NG900 & OG93 | 93 | 95 | NG95 | 99 | Sonett | Vintage Models | Performance | Detail | Clubs & SOC | Other Cars | Books Movies & Music | Chat | FAQs | Gifts | Member Photo Galleries | Member Directory | Classifieds | Service/Mechs | Manuals | *Buddy Registry | *Mileage Registry | Polls | What's New | Raffle | Photo of the Month | Sponsors]

93 Bulletin Board
2003-2011 [Subscribe to Daily Digest]
(Search Author's Posts: e.g. Keyword:username)*Members Only


[Main 93 Bulletin Board | Post Followup | BBFAQ ] [ Prev by Date ] [ Next by Date ] Member Login / Signup [Latest Member Gallery Photos]
Re: 9-3 head issues

Posted by Paul Willis [Email] (more from Paul Willis) on Sun, 21 Apr 2019 17:46:22
In Reply to: Re: 9-3 head issues, Pete [Profile/Gallery] , Fri, 19 Apr 2019 21:35:08
Alert me when someone posts in this thread:

crap. Well I see lots of reasonably priced 9-3s around. $7k will get you a convertible non-aero with 80K miles pretty easily. That v-6 is a tight fit and really hard to work on ($$). But replacing the head on a 9-3 4 cyl. or taking it off to replace the valves if the seats are not worn is not going to be cheap! I wanted to stay 08 and newer as they made a lot of improvements allegedly. Maybe not so much. My 1991 900 turbo went 350K miles on the original head and I only had to replace it because it had a very small crack because it got too hot once. Valves were still good. Any engine that cannot go 100k miles with no issues is a piece of junk. :-) My son's twin-turbo 135i BMW has low miles and a couple of problems--it's ridiculous.

posted by 99.198.22...

Posts in this Thread:
Alert me when someone posts in this thread:

Post a Followup

No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.

Name: Member Login / Signup [Latest Member Gallery Photos]
E-Mail: (Optional)
Re-Enter E-Mail: (Confidential & Secure - Not revealed to other users!)
Note: Please check your spam folder for BB responses.

Subject:

Posting rules are simple - No for sale/wanted ads may be posted here - use the site classifieds.
You may not cross-post your message to multiple BBs.
Not permitted: political/religious topics and being disrespectful (personal attacks, insults, etc...).
Site Members do not see any red text, inline ad links, bottom of page anchor ads, box ads, or anti-spam check.

Message: (please no for sale/wanted classifieds - post those in the Saabnet.com Classifieds)
Links are now automatically made active, no need for any special code (or use the Option Link field below).
To add inline images to your post, use [img]http://www.domain.com/img.jpg[endimg] (or use the Optional Image Link field below).


Links are now automatically made active, no need for any special code (or use the Option Link field below).
To add inline images to your post above, use [img]http://www.domain.com/img.jpg[endimg] (or use the Optional Image Link field below).

Optional Link: (e.g. http://www.saabnet.com/)
Link Title: (Optional)
Optional Image Link: (e.g. http://www.saabnet.com/img.jpg)
Photo/Image to Upload: [Member Only Feature] - Sign Up





The content on this site may not be republished without permission. Copyright © 1988-2019 - The Saab Network - saabnet.com.
For usage guidelines, see the Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page.
[Contact | Site Map | Saabnet.com on Facebook | Saabnet.com on Twitter | Shop Amazon via TSN | Site Donations]

This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right. Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY. Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages. This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP - Poverty2Prosperity.org
Your address is: 54.227.157.163 - Using CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.


v.1010123
Site Members do not see red text instructions, bottom of the page anchor ads, or box ads.
Click here to see all the Site Membership Benefits!