Date: 22 May 2006 14:55:07 GMT From: Dave Hinz <DaveHinznospamcop.net> Subject: Re: Replacing an engine in 1999 Saab
On Mon, 22 May 2006 08:44:19 -0400, Fred W <Malt_Houndnospamm-me-not*yahoo.com> wrote: > Jimbo2 wrote: >> Is there any way to replace a 1999 9-5 4 cyl. 2.35 L engine without >> removing the transmission? >> If not, what is the min. clearance I need under the bumper with 4" high >> roller cart? Loss engine, due to turbo failure, 2 months after buying >> AS-IS from a small used car lot. > Can't answer your question, but I am curious. How can a turbo failure > cause the engine to require replacement? Hypothetically, I suppose if the turbine shattered and became ingested, that'd be a "bad thing". But good point Fred, he might be doing more than he needs to here. Jimbo, what exactly happened as far as you can tell?