Re: can you swap B23X engine for the B207R in 9-3 - Saab 9-3SS Bulletin Board - Saabnet.com
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The "Why?" question is right. I've had cars with both engines - both had few troubles - but the more modern one has had zero. No DIC issues with the B207R. No sludge issues.
Add to that making the electrical systems match up would be painful chore.
Your newer Saab has a great motor. Drive and enjoy it.
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