Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 12:47:36 +0100
From: "Simon Watkins" <siwatkinsnopsamorg>
Subject: Re: Chipping / aut.gearbox


150bhp is a not unreasonable quantity of power for a 2.0 engine :-) I made the comment because the original poster suggested that the auto's come with less power than the 5 speeds. They don't. Simon Mathias <_nopsamm> wrote in message news:3922401E.8FBDB57Cnopsamm... > Well, the 2.0t does not produce that much power either......I think its only the > Aero models that are affected by this...225 vs 200 bph in the old 9000Aero, no > overboost on the new 95 aero.. > > Ok? > > /M > > Simon Watkins wrote: > > > Ken Washington <kenwashinopsamhlink.net> wrote in message > > news:39204ABB.588F26F5nopsamhlink.net... > > > Based on comments I have seen in this group and postings at the > > > www.saabnet.com bulletin board, if you try to boost your horse power the > > > life of the automatic will be dramatically reduced. If you had a 5 spd, > > > you would be in good shape. Even the newer Saabs with auto trans come > > > with less horse power than the 5spds. > > > > > > Ken Washington > > > 87 9000S > > > 87 900S > > > 83 900T > > > > Whilst it may be the case that the Auto boxes don't like increased > > horsepower, I believe you to be mistaken when you say the newer Saabs with > > Auto trans come with less horsepower than the 5 spds. Certainly the not the > > case with the 9-5 2.0t . > > > > Simon >

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