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PostPosted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:22 am 
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Is the evo yours too?? Oh my, what a choice to be forced make when going for a drive :D

Wheels suit that Saab perfectly, nice work!


Yes I have an Evo, VI Tommi Mak Edition, incredible car.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:08 pm 
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Hi Dave, any chance of some updates on the car.

A ''Project Revisited'' if you like, I'm sure many would be interested.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:52 pm 
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Its pretty much the same, maybe a few more spirited miles on it.
I am however trying to move on to the next upgrade, I have found a complete 2500cc bottom end, it's currently still in Sweden and plans are being put in place to get it over here.
The cylinder head may or may not be an 8v with 46mm inlet valves and a slightly wilder cam, to get over 200bhp and still be user friendly or the 16v with larger inlets and cams, not sure if the gains will be enough to make a big difference compared to the 8v and the extra expense.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:57 pm 
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The ITG filter bar I was never happy with, it needed to be fitted upside down, so the fastening lugs didn't touch the bonnet, so I have incorporated the help of a very good friend, he is very good at aluminium fabrication and welding. A bespoke filter housing is being made and this will allow for easier removal for oil filter changes and it will look much better.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:00 pm 
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The new filter housing should be ready soon for a trial fit...


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:17 pm 
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Ive also bought another TME, this time black, one of 244, I've done a few subtle mods to it, it still looks standard, flowed head, true 3'' C-tec exhaust/Russ Fellowes back section and Ohlins suspension which is incredible and a remap.
380bhp/380 ft/lbs it goes quite well :lol: standard TME turbo and air filter, standard cams.

Sometimes we have our own car show in work :)


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:33 pm 
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Nice one Dave 8)

Just noted the expansion tank. Where did you get yours from.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:37 pm 
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Nice one Dave 8)

Just noted the expansion tank. Where did you get yours from.


The same bloke who is making the inlet filter housing.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:42 pm 
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This photo was taken recently.

The seats are also being swapped out for a low milage 9000 anniversary set, in dark grey, the rear seats are being transferred over to a 900 base and I need to sort some seat adapter rails for the fronts. The door cards from a 99 turbo will be used after they have been painted grey and the interior handles have been changed.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:19 pm 
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Espin99 wrote:
Nice one Dave 8)

Just noted the expansion tank. Where did you get yours from.


The same bloke who is making the inlet filter housing.


Very nice, I'd be interested in one of those if he was willing to make another.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:33 pm 
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99 EMS wrote:
Espin99 wrote:
Nice one Dave 8)

Just noted the expansion tank. Where did you get yours from.


The same bloke who is making the inlet filter housing.


Very nice, I'd be interested in one of those if he was willing to make another.


The next time I speak with him I will ask.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 5:39 pm 
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Thanks Dave :D

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