T 5 ing a t16s

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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby peva » Sun May 07, 2017 2:35 pm

Easy to find out. Listen first, then if in doubt do a compression test. It takes a lot of blowby to overcome the PCV system and blow oil out. Failed sealing ring on exhaust side of turbo has the same effect but not normally enough to blow oil out. But that sounds different at the oil filler and would tend to smoke.
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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby silver saab surfer » Sun May 07, 2017 4:21 pm

Thank you for your'e thoughts guys .This is the strange thing , i had to swop some parts over from the old engine to the new but the old engine did exactly the same thing... So have i swopped the problem over , i just don't know....Quick pick of the catch tank after lightly boosting twice ..

Plus a pic of the vent system that looks ok to me ..
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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby peva » Sun May 07, 2017 6:00 pm

How did you fit a catch tank without the crankcase becoming atmospheric, which would bugger up the idle?
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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby silver saab surfer » Sun May 07, 2017 6:33 pm

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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby old saaber » Sun May 07, 2017 7:13 pm

That is a lot of oil.

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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby silver saab surfer » Sun May 07, 2017 9:48 pm

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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby peva » Sun May 07, 2017 10:11 pm

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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby silver saab surfer » Tue May 09, 2017 7:42 pm

So on the way home after work followed by my mate in his super charged elise (to do a d b reading on it for a track day)the saab started to fog the road up . My 1st thought's were turbo gone (again) but it look's like the turbo oil feed pipe has a crack just above the turbo so the oil was being burnt there . Easy job to swop the pipe with the one from the old engine but it got me thinking .. What turbo upgrade would you guy's think is good ?..
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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby peva » Wed May 10, 2017 9:21 am

Depends what you want from driving your car.
Garret for a high revving screamer. Mitsu for low down grunt. I prefer the Mitsu TE05.
The oil pipe does seem to get corroded where you describe.
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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby old saaber » Wed May 10, 2017 6:47 pm

The oil pipe cracks from fatigue. The turbo and all associated bits can be mounted with a lot of wiggle room. If the oil feed pipe ends up in a particular position it can crack. Happened on my convertible.

A good turbo upgrade would be a Garrett GT 3071R. Although they've recently brought out the GTX series which is an evolution of the previous GT series. The GT 3071R is well tested in the Saab world.

Principle is though, that ball bearing turbos are a gift and a dramatic improvement over the old bushing based oil film turbos.

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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby silver saab surfer » Wed May 10, 2017 9:40 pm

Well i am modding the oil feed & may do the same to the water (pics tomorrow ), as for the turbo time will tell ...
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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby old saaber » Wed May 10, 2017 11:05 pm

There is certainly room for improvement in that area. Some of the aftermarket fittings and hoses are very good quality.

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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby peva » Thu May 11, 2017 10:34 am

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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby silver saab surfer » Thu May 11, 2017 9:07 pm

Modded turbo oil feed line done ..


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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby peva » Fri May 12, 2017 10:55 am

Nice job.
Doing it that way makes it much easier to install
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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby silver saab surfer » Fri May 12, 2017 8:34 pm

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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby silver saab surfer » Tue May 16, 2017 1:41 pm

I want to fit the o.b.d. port but can't seem to find the correct info for a t5d 900 .i think i am looking at pins 4 & 5 earth , pin 16 +12 v unswitched but what else do i need ?..
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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby old saaber » Wed May 17, 2017 10:02 pm

Are you talking about the connection for live monitoring, logging and mapping?

To read from the ECU you must use two wires and a USB to CAN adapter.

Pin 62 is CAN high
Pin 63 is CAN low

Those pins are usually presented in a small round socket close to the T5 ECU connector. But if for some reason they are missing then you have the pin numbers above.

You connect those pins to the same ones on the CAN to USB adapter.

If you want to use this comms link to write back to the ECU then you must have programming voltage. This is a higher voltage than you get from the battery or alternator. I know from experience that if you try to use any voltage from the car then the program can't write to the ECU.

To write to the ECU you must have a strong 16v supply to pin 65

I imagine if you wanted to write to the ECU on the move then you'd have to rig up something which increases the voltage like a in-car laptop power supply.

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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby silver saab surfer » Wed May 17, 2017 10:26 pm

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Re: T 5 ing a t16s

Postby old saaber » Wed May 17, 2017 11:28 pm

Oh, right, of course. Normally it is written OBD :lol:

So you have to start with the year of the 9000 / 900 / 9-3 that you got the harness and ECU from.

Unless it is from one of the really late 9000s like a 97 or 98 then it is unlikely to have the ODB connector. The simple answer is if the ECU and loom you have supports OBD then the socket would be on the loom already.


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