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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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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.

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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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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:01 pm 
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I am however trying to move on to the next upgrade, I have found a complete 2500cc bottom end

:shock:
That caught my attention!
90mm crank with 3 mm overbore?
Should make for some nice torque gains.......
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:24 pm 
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McVities wrote:
99 EMS wrote:
I am however trying to move on to the next upgrade, I have found a complete 2500cc bottom end

:shock:
That caught my attention!
90mm crank with 3 mm overbore?
Should make for some nice torque gains.......
:corn:


2.1 block, 94mm forged Mahle pistons and standard rods machined to fit, I have some forged rods that will be getting used instead. All machining carried out so it will clear the gearbox.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:32 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.


YOU MUST KNOW,AN AWFUL LOT OF BLOKES......? TO KNOW THAT PARTICULAR BLOKE? IS HE A BIG BLOKE,OR A LITTLE BLOKE? DOES HE KNOW THAT OTHER,BLOKE? THAT KNOW'S YOU....? OH,HANG ON! I KNOW WHICH BLOKE YOU MEAN! NOW,HE'S A VERY CLEVER BLOKE HIM,YOU KNOW? HE CAN DO THINGS THAT MOST BLOKES,WOULDN'T EVEN DREAM OF.......MUCH BETTER,THAN YER AVERAGE ,EVERYDAY BLOKE? ALTHOUGH THERE IS NOWT WRONG WITH BEING AN AVERAGE BLOKE,THE SORT OF BLOKE THAT LIKE'S TO KEEP "UNDER THE RADAR",TYPE OF BLOKE......
NOW THEM'S THE SORT OF BLOKE'S I LIKE ,DECENT BLOKES....BLOKES THAT KNOW WHAT THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT.
YOU KNOW,THE SORT OF BLOKES I MEAN?

BIRDIE

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:39 pm 
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BIRDIEMANGO wrote:
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.


YOU MUST KNOW,AN AWFUL LOT OF BLOKES......? TO KNOW THAT PARTICULAR BLOKE? IS HE A BIG BLOKE,OR A LITTLE BLOKE? DOES HE KNOW THAT OTHER,BLOKE? THAT KNOW'S YOU....? OH,HANG ON! I KNOW WHICH BLOKE YOU MEAN! NOW,HE'S A VERY CLEVER BLOKE HIM,YOU KNOW? HE CAN DO THINGS THAT MOST BLOKES,WOULDN'T EVEN DREAM OF.......MUCH BETTER,THAN YER AVERAGE ,EVERYDAY BLOKE? ALTHOUGH THERE IS NOWT WRONG WITH BEING AN AVERAGE BLOKE,THE SORT OF BLOKE THAT LIKE'S TO KEEP "UNDER THE RADAR",TYPE OF BLOKE......
NOW THEM'S THE SORT OF BLOKE'S I LIKE ,DECENT BLOKES....BLOKES THAT KNOW WHAT THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT.
YOU KNOW,THE SORT OF BLOKES I MEAN?

BIRDIE


Sometimes I wonder if part of the login process should include a breathalyser :wink:

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:27 am 
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McVities wrote:
BIRDIEMANGO wrote:
99 EMS wrote:

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


The same bloke who is making the inlet filter housing.


YOU MUST KNOW,AN AWFUL LOT OF BLOKES......? TO KNOW THAT PARTICULAR BLOKE? IS HE A BIG BLOKE,OR A LITTLE BLOKE? DOES HE KNOW THAT OTHER,BLOKE? THAT KNOW'S YOU....? OH,HANG ON! I KNOW WHICH BLOKE YOU MEAN! NOW,HE'S A VERY CLEVER BLOKE HIM,YOU KNOW? HE CAN DO THINGS THAT MOST BLOKES,WOULDN'T EVEN DREAM OF.......MUCH BETTER,THAN YER AVERAGE ,EVERYDAY BLOKE? ALTHOUGH THERE IS NOWT WRONG WITH BEING AN AVERAGE BLOKE,THE SORT OF BLOKE THAT LIKE'S TO KEEP "UNDER THE RADAR",TYPE OF BLOKE......
NOW THEM'S THE SORT OF BLOKE'S I LIKE ,DECENT BLOKES....BLOKES THAT KNOW WHAT THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT.
YOU KNOW,THE SORT OF BLOKES I MEAN?

BIRDIE


Sometimes I wonder if part of the login process should include a breathalyser :wink:[/quote]

PMSL think he might be under the influence Rich..?

Aye he's some BLOKE that Birdie

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:38 pm 
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The interior is also getting a refresh.
Leather seats from a low mileage 9000 anniversary. The rears are much wider on the 9000, so about 2" was removed from the centre panel on the base, the wings also had some material removed.
Correct year bases were used and everything was swapped over, so all of the original catches and fittings are retained.

Just need to make some adapter brackets for the front seats and then dye the 99 turbo carpets and door cards.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:32 pm 
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Very nice 8)

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:42 pm 
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That looks *very* nice. I've been pondering about the seats in Roobarb (99MY73) as the original seats didn't inspire much confidence the first couple of times I drove it. I had visions of the back tilting backwards into a sleeping position. Having seen these I am definitely going to try the front seats from a 9000 (I have a spare interior)

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