Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 17:57:55 GMT From: Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> Subject: Re: [Saab_c900] When was APC introduced in the Saab 900's?
in article 2jtl0fF14tb61U1nospamberlin.de, Grunff at grunffnospam.com wrote on 23/06/2004 16:15: >> No wonder they had relatively higher turbo failures back then, or so I have >> heard... > > They were a hell of a lot better than other turbos of the day, but they > did tend to get through head gaskets more frequently than NA cars. Perhaps the lack of factory fitted pressure relief valve was the problem. When fitted with a dump valve, the T8 does seem to go on without much problem ... Until the boost is upped at wastegate and/or APC box and the gearbox breaks! :) :( Paul 1989 900 Turbo S http://saab.go.dyndns.org/