Saab Tuning Tips and Modifications

A guide to creating the ultimate Saab

Saab car tuning tips and advice from the classic turbo 900 right up tot he modern 9-5. We have a wide range of tuning articles covering all models of Saab from small engined family cars to large engine hot hatches and executive cars. Following our tuning tips you will avoid many of the common mistakes and actually achieve the car setup you desire. Please join the forum for model specific questions and answers and to meet other owners and see what modifications they have done. We have one proud owner of the ultimate Saab which is putting down in excess of 500bhp.

TorqueCars started providing Saab tuning help, car styling and car performance part advice and tips back in 2003 and have grown from strength to strength with a fast growing membership of all types of cars including many, Saab owners. We are currently one of the fastest growing car tuning clubs around and certainly one of the friendliest.

Our Saab tuning features with performance tips and information on performance parts for your car get updated so for the hottest Saab tuning,styling and performance part advice please check back regularly. We strongly recommend that you join our Saab forums and swap tuning ideas with like minded Saab owners in the tuning forums.

We would like to hear about your interesting Saab projects, so drop into the forum, post up a new thread and pass on your tips, we love to see members car pictures and have an ever growing gallery. Scroll down the page to see our latest tuning articles for your Saab.

Tuning modifications for the SAAB 9-5

The best car tuning modifications for the 9-5. "Work 9-5 then have fun with your 9-5" Engine choices for the […]

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Tuning the Saab 9000 2.0 and 2.3 Turbo engines

Getting the best tuning mods for the SAAB 9000. "9000 + remap = lots of fun." The face lift model […]

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Tuning the Saab 900 for more bhp power and 900 turbo performance increase

Saab 900 Tuning "The first ever decent Turbo car." The 900 is a good solid base for a tuning project. Getting […]

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Saab 9-3 Tuning

The 9-3 is a brilliant project car to try. We see lots of DIY modders wasting money on their 9-3 doing the wrong mods and then having to start over. Follow our articles to avoid ruining your car. We outline options for your 9-3 tuning and outline the premier modifications for your car.

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Todays featured car tuning articles

Big valve kits – larger intake valves.

The heads primary job is the mixing of fuel and air and delivering this to the combustion chamber.

Any turbulence or drag can restrict the air flow into the engine starving you of power. So this TorqueCars article will focus on the intake valves and how they can be improved.

The aim of head tuning is both to maximise the amount of air and fuel that gets into the engine, and to improve the mixture.

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DMF vs solid flywheel conversions

We look at the benefits and disadvantages of solid flywheel conversions from a DMF and help you decide which is right for you.

It is our considered opinion that unless a car is used extensively for competition or off road you should stick with a DMF. The additional torque caused by tuning an engine or heavy competition use can quickly destroy a DMF. The solution would be to fit a stronger, higher performance DMF but the aftermarket industry seems geared up to offer solid ones as the upgrade option.

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Roll cages & Roll bars custom fitting kits

Many tracks insist that cars are fitted with roll cages and or roll bars. In motor sport competitions you will see that most regulations also insist on a roll-cage. What is the job of a roll cage and are there any advantages to having one fitted? More and more Torquecars members cars are being fitted with roll cages, so is this just a new styling trend or is there something beneficial to the car tuner?

Roll cages offer protection to the driver and tighter body control.

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