Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2000 17:14:31 GMT From: samhain1313nopsamail.com Subject: Re: 9-5 2.0 Saab performance chip.
mainly by making a light pressure turbo into a high pressure one, proving much more boost and thus much more HP. since most modern engines are computer controlled, being able to modify the performance of the "brain" of that computer can inrcease performance, especially in turbo charged cars which are intentionally detuned (like my Audi 1.8t which i'll be getting chipped soon as well) In article <8osp55$b2e$1nopsam1.deja.com>, saabsternopsameja.com wrote: > How does a computer chip add 40bhp? > > Saabster > > 85 900 > > In article <39B01FA8.D48867ABnopsamternet.com>, > Alan Hamilton <alanghamiltonnopsamternet.com> wrote: > > I have just ordered a 9-5 Estate 2.0t with what the dealer described > as the > > Sports Tuning Chip. The test drive I had was on an Airflow vehicle > with the > > chip and, according to the dealer this made it just about as much of > a thrill > > as the Aero but without the hefty price tag. I don't have hard > facts, but > > believe the chipping added 40bhp to the otherwise 150bhp 2.0t engine. > > > > Having driven the car with the chipped engine I have to say that it > makes a > > helluva difference and really piles on the oomph when overtaking., > The dealer > > was doing the upgrade for around 600GBP in the UK. > > > > Pete Bennett wrote: > > > > > Because:- > > > The equipment level in this SE is exactly what I wanted (AS3, HFS, > Driver > > > Pack) > > > The Aero is more expensive, with less equipment. > > > I've had insurance quotations on an Aero and a modified SE 2.0 > > > The 2.0 is a smoother engine > > > Not sure I want to make the leap all the way from 150bhp from my old > > > 9000 CSE to 230bhp, I'll just do it in stages. I might work up to > an Aero > > > later. > > > The deal on the SE was very good, about the same price as you can > import > > > them for. > > > (and they took the 9000 in part exchange.) > > > Since I have been a Saab enthusiast (which happend when I was > invited to the > > > Newcastle > > > launch of the 99 Turbo (cheese grater wheels) at the age of 13) I > have > > > always wanted the > > > top of the range Turbo, but I don't think I'm quite ready yet. > > > > > > I'm also trying to contradict one or two of these reasons by > building a > > > 430bhp kit car. > > > > > > Pete. > > > > > > Todd Buttrick <diamondlilnopsamnet> wrote in message > > > news:39A3015C.2BE20412nopsamnet... > > > > Why not just get a 9-5 Aero? > > > > > > > > Pete Bennett wrote: > > > > > > > > > Hello, > > > > > > > > > > I'm just about to buy a Saab 9-5 2.0 and have opted to have the > Saab > > > > > performance chip > > > > > installed, which takes the power from ~150bhp to ~185bhp. > Anyone got > > > one of > > > > > these > > > > > and would be prepared to tell me what their impressions are of > the > > > engine > > > > > after the > > > > > upgrade? > > > > > Just left the 9000 CSE 2.0 lpt with the dealers - sad day, but > looking > > > > > forward to getting > > > > > the 9-5. > > > > > > > > > > Pete Bennett > > > > > http://www.galactic.co.uk/pete > > > > > > > > > > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ > Before you buy. > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ Before you buy.