Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 14:27:52 -0500
From: "Tony at" <>
Subject: Re: Disabling a Turbo

Hello Jay, Our Saab Master Tech says you can disconnect the APC Solenoid and the car will go to base boost. The turbo will still function but very dimished power. I hope this helps you. Tony ----------------------------------------------------------- Visit our FAQs(frequently asked questions) for answers to problems with your vehicle and suggested maintainance. ----------------------------------------------------------- "jk" <> wrote in message news:2xVG7.456$ > Bear with me on this one. I've got a 95 9000 aero with 110k miles. Also a > son age 14 and 3/4 who starts driving in March and looking for his full > license in 18 months. He's lusting after MY car. I think it is way too much > car for a beginner -- too fast; too much acceleration, not great visibility > over the shoulders, and wonder if I can fix some of it by disabling the > turbo. > > Although I am not sure I can bear to give up this car, that's my issue. The > group issue is 1) is it possible to disable the turbo? 2) What are the > consequences? 3) Will it make the car slower? > > btw, thinking about cars for new/young drivers is hard. SUVs might protect > them better if they hit something, but I hate SUVs and think they are more > likely to flip than a sedan; also more likely to kill someone else; also > pollute more and get bad to horrible mileage. > >

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