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Date: 21 Sep 2001 23:22:44 +0100
From: Glennnopsamt.se
Subject: Re: Does anyone use synthetic oils?


> + On 20-Sep-01 02:22:24 +Johannes H Andersen <johsnopsamanytime.co.uk> wrote >> > 130000 kilometers is nothing for a SAAB 9000 :) I know a guy that have >> > a 9000T with the meter on over 300000 :) >> >> I sold my 9000 turbo 1988 with about 330000 km on it 2.5 years ago. >> Only Mobil 1 and 280000 km with something like 220 hp (80 more than >> original) and no torque limits. It is still running with the same >> engine... >> >But is it still running with the same turbo? I don't know about this car, but I know turbocars that have had the same turbo for over 200000km at least.. If you know how to handle them (Use good oil, change it often Do NOT shut down the engine directly after using the turbo do NOT use the turbo at all before the engine is up to normal temp and so on) they don't break THAT easy.

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