1996 Saab 900

Saab 900 (1996)
for sale

Price: US $4,200.00


The time has come for me to sell my baby. This is the only car I have owned twice in my life and she is truly one of a kind. This is a 1996 Saab 900 nicknamed **FrankenSaab**. This car was built by a gentleman in Connecticut whom was a master tech at a Saab dealer. It started out as an auto NG900 which was essentially left for parts and then fully built over a period of time. All original parts were purchased through the dealer. I originally purchased this car from a guy in PA back in 2012 and was so intrigued by not only the uniqueness of the car but also its story. I ended up tracking down the builder/original owner shortly after that and he drove down from Connecticut to meet me and see the car in Carlisle the following year. He asked if I ever sold it if he could buy(he ended up having to sell the car for financial reasons and always wanted to get it back). Long story short a couple years later when my wife and I were expecting our first child I contacted him, and he came down and bought the car from me. I mentioned the same scenario to him if he ever wants to sell it to please give me first right of refusal. In 2016 I ended up buying the car back from him and it has been sitting in my garage ever since (occasionally driven). It is now time for me to move on as I have several cars that constantly need my attention in additional to the limited space I have to keep vehicles inside. It was once a 1st place show winner at Carlisle (2011) and I did drive it to the event several times and last year as well. Here is the run down on the car (I am sure I am missing some stuff)
1996 Saab 900 Turbo
Rebuilt B234R (12k miles) 9000 Aero
Rebuilt b234R 9000 Aero turbo, upgrade to 19T compressor housing and wheel (7cm exhaust housing)
3 turboback with Krona performance resonator and muffler/tip section
Aeromotive fuel pump
Giant green injectors
ARP headbolts
BCB custom tune w/ tunable ecu (soldered in ribbon cable)
Custom cold air intake
All motor pieces painted or refinished
GS strut bar
GS rear sway bar
GS steering rack brace
GS 6 point trunk brace
GS poly bushings all around
Vogtland lowering springs
Koni yellows all around
9-5 Aero front and rear brakes
Volkswagen 19 CC rep wheels with Pirelli tires
Viggen front and rear bumpers
Viggen side skirts
Carbon fiber roof wrap
Custom front grill (real Swede)
Real Swede rear wing
Forge front mount intercooler
Forge recirc valve
Cobra intake pipe
Glow shift Oil, fuel, afr and boost gauges (2 on A pillar and 2 in dash)
Custom stereo with Amp and 2 12 subs in the trunk
Custom embroidered trunk mat
Viggen front seats
All tan interior pieces (Tan on all trim levels from Saab factory) (A, B, C pillar and headliner, door cards) have been finished in a black suede
Tinted windows
HID head and fog lights (no high beam)
GS short throw shifter
9-5 shifter knob
9000 aero steering wheel
Custom dash trim bezel
New battery
Fresh oil change
New Bosch fuel filter
New SEM t5 Ignition coil pack
NEW NGK plugs
I am sure I am missing some stuff but that is the extent of the mods. The current tune on the is very mild and builds boost linearly as the original JZW tune went from no boost to full boost and has broken a few clutches and transmissions (the drivetrain on these cars cannot handle a sledgehammer of forced induction). The car is a blast to drive but in order to be optimized would need a road tune. Currently has a Viggen clutch kit in it that slips on occasion, but I do also have a 6 puck clutch net disc to include with the sale. 3rd brake light doesn't work (I haven't had a chance to look at), and it has a small parasitic draw that also needs addressed. I think the draw is related to the original automatic transmission module still being hooked up and the car now being a manual as it may be constantly looking for a signal (I traced it to that circuit but haven't had a chance to unplug the module as the car stays plugged in to a battery tender. If I have a spare moment between now and the time it is sold, I will readdress. it also has some light rust but no rot (please let me know if you need pics), on the drivers rear fender.
The car is extremely fast, reliable and gets attention nearly everywhere it goes. People are baffled by its age and looks whenever I?m at a gas station, grocery store or wherever. I do not need to sell this car but feel it is time for it to move on to a owner who will have more time to care for and enjoy it. I will not sell to anyone you must be a Saab enthusiast regardless of money offered. Any questions please ask, no tire kicking, no part outs, no bs. THANK YOU ? Car has 167K on body. please ask if you have any questions or want additional pictures of any areas.

update: 2019-07-11


Condition:UsedYear: 1996
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): YS3DF58N8T2029857Mileage: 168000
Body Type: HatchbackMake: Saab
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warrantyModel: 900
Vehicle Title: ClearEngine: 2.3T
Options: CD Player, Leather Seats, SunroofDrive Type: FWD
Safety Features: Driver Airbag, Passenger AirbagPower Options: Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Sub Model: 900Fuel Type: Gasoline
Exterior Color: BlackFor Sale By: Private Seller
Interior Color: BlackDisability Equipped: No
Number of Cylinders: 4Drive Side: Left-hand drive
Transmission: Manual

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