Date: Wed, 03 Nov 1999 09:16:42 -0600
From: Mark Plumlee <>
Subject: Re: Adding a turbo to non-turbo 900S

just get a 900 turbo, youll be alot happier when done Mattrazzo wrote: > In article <7vo7n9$la5$>, > "Bill Moore" <> wrote: > > I think there's more to turbos than that. As a VW factory mechanic > and later > > Superbooboo's we tried turboing some diesels with poor longivety, and > one of > > our salesman turboed his 240 Z. After six engines he finally got it > right. > > So I would first find an understanding parts guy and ck part numbers > between > > the turbo model and N.A. models of the same engine. You usually have > to > > strengthen the rods and lower the compression to make a turbo stay > together. > > the computer does the rest. > > To my knowledge (which may be wrong) the non-turbo 2.3 liter engine is > IDENTICAL to the turbo 2.3 liter with the exception of the turbo, > exhaust system, fuel injection chip, and probably a wiring harness. > > So my question is did Saab use the same wiring harness (IMHO the > messiest part of the deal) so I could just bolt on the parts I need > from the turbo version, or would it be better to get some other after > market system? > > -- > Dan Mattrazzo > ------------------------ > > Sent via > Before you buy.

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