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Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2004 00:42:41 +0200
From: "Henrik B." <>
Subject: Re: 280 Bhp in Saab 9-3 from next year.

"ma_twain" <> skrev i en meddelelse > Is it going to have the same rubber timing belt interference design as the > GM V6 engines in the previous GM Saabs? The timing belts that cost $1,000 > to replace every 30,000 miles. They would probably make sure they use the > DI cassettes that burn up every 30,000 miles as well. And then wonder why > people aren't repeat purchasers of the GM Saabs. As I understood it, it's gonna be a Saab developed engine, which probably means chains. :o) And yes, a DI - or rather two. But then again, the are getting more and more durable. Besides that, they're nowadays making single modules for each cylinder, meaning lower costs for the owner, should the fry... Cheers!

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