Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 23:07:15 GMT
From: Michael Halliwell <templetagteamnospam.ca>
Subject: Re: SAAB..radical modifications?


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 > >Paul > >1989 900 Turbo S >http://saab.go.dyndns.org/ > > > > 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.

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