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 tuner include the TiD engined model – yes a diesel engine. More on that later. The 2.3 HOT, which stands for High Output Turbo, really is a hot hatch running the 0-60 sprint in 6.9 […]

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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 arrived in 1991 and made the 9000 a very credible alternative to the usual German executive cars. The only downside with the SAAB 9000 is expensive repairs but thankfully they are pretty reliable cars. They […]

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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 on a bit now there are still many good examples around of the 900 a testimony to the solid build quality and excellent engineering.  Improving the handling should be your first priority in your 900 […]

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Tuning the 9-3 for more bhp power and 9-3 performance increase

Saab 9-3 Engine Tuning "Fjording ahead" The 2.3 HOT, or High Output Turbo is a stunning engine. Power starts at 230bhp and this can be lifted to around 290bhp with the mods outlined below. A note on the 3.0t V6 engine (pre 2001 is the one to go for) after 2001 the 3.0t v6 was noticeably […]

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Todays featured car tuning articles

Chip Tuning – better engine management.

The days of fiddling around in the engine bay with a spanner to make the car go faster are numbered.

Modern engine computers (ECU’s) take over many of the controls of all aspects of engine management from timing to fuelling and more.

This actually means you get better power, a cleaner burn and more reliable engine but it does not mean the end of tuning.

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Diesels? On Torquecars, Really?

Can 'Diesel' Really Be Part of Our Vocabulary? "2007 – The Year Of The Diesel Hot Hatch" Looking forward to a new year always requires a look back at the trends that developed last year. What was cutting edge in the automotive industry in the first 6 months of 2006 is bound to be main […]

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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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