Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2006 18:13:02 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk>
Subject: Re: SAAB..radical modifications?


in article DQp9h.357815$5R2.149786nospamrf3no, Michael Halliwell at templetagteamnospam.ca wrote on 23/11/2006 23:07: > Paul Halliday wrote: > >> in article 7Za9h.347125$1T2.219446nospamrf2no, Michael Halliwell at >> templetagteamnospam.ca wrote on 23/11/2006 06:12: >> >> >> >>> Richard Sauer wrote: >>> >>> >>> >>>> Out of curiosity, has anyone ever tried to drop a V8 into a SAAB? It >>>> probably wouldn't work- but imagine the old Lexus SC400's v8 inside a SAAB >>>> 9-5.. >>>> Rich >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>> I remember an article about 15 yrs ago of a guy who slammed his 900 and >>> added gull-wings....remember someone mentioning Sonnets with V8's in >>> them too. >>> >>> >> >> I recall a 9000 gull wing, but only faintly ... Do you have any information >> of links (or anything) about this C900 gull wing? You're not thinking of >> that Norwegian chap's "street styled" 99 are you? The SAAB CX ... Or was it >> the EX? >> >> http://www.pastonroot.co.uk/wright/saab1998.htm >> >> Here's a couple of ones: >> http://www.pjgh.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/saab/specials/pages/custom_convertible. >> html >> http://www.pjgh.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/saab/specials/pages/custom_john_sleath. >> html >> >> I like the B201 in the back of that FIAT Uno 8) Nutters! >> >> There was, of course, SAAB's own V8 currently on show at the Valmet museum >> in Finland: >> http://www.pjgh.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/saab/specials/pages/valmet.html#b202_v8 >> >> ... Where there is also a 1600 CC B201 :O > No...I have a magazine that featured it from back in the early 90's. > The thing was lowered a bit and gull winged (definitely a 900) but was > otherwise stock. If I can find the mag, I'll see about posting the pic. That would be great ... Sounds interesting! Paul 1989 900 Turbo S http://saab.go.dyndns.org/

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