Date: Fri, 12 Nov 1999 19:06:15 -0500
From: "Dan Matz" <>
Subject: Re: whirring engine

My first thought is that it's a bit of a whine in the transmission, but I may be wrong. My 87 900 has it's days.. Ben johnw wrote in message <>... >(this message never showed up on my news server...sorry if it's a double >post) > > >Speaking of whistling Saabs, why is it that even the non-turbo engines >make a whistling/whirring sound when you accelerate? What is going on in >the engine to make that noise. I've never heard a non-Saab engine make >the same noise. > >I used to hear Saabs accelerating next to me making that sound, and >assumed they were turbos. But my '84 900 S also makes that noise, it >sounds like a turbo. > >Hey, it's not all wishful thinking! > >Just curious, > >-johnw >-- >john s. webster >the vortext group -- writing svcs. >218 waterman st. #306c >providence, rhode island 02906 >phone/fax: (401) 273-5567 >email: >---------------------------------------------

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