Date: Mon, 28 Jun 1999 22:11:17 -0400
From: The Four Weis <>
Subject: Re: Turbo Care

I will second the motion about a good synthetic oil and frequent oil changes. My turbo seals wore out at 170,000 miles and was leaking oil into the catalytic converter. I had mine replaced for $1100. Probably could have done it myself and save some money, but these hands, eyes, back etc. are showing their age. J Cameron wrote: > Before I purchased a Saab 9000, I've never had a turbo engine. I really > enjoy it but am looking for some tips to extend its life. > > A friend of mine told me to let it idle to "cool down" after extended use > such as climbing and twisting around the Rockies (naturally giving me a > tremendous adreline rush!) > > Anyway, If anyone has anymore tips on care to extend the life of these > deliciously expensive turbos, feed 'em out. > > THX & PAX

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