This Saab has been sold so I better finish up this trip report!
Part 1 and 2 of the report can be found here:
I had been on the road for a while and decided to stay at the same campground for another day. The Lake of the Woods area is quite scenic and it was
(Consolidated a bunch of short posts for the move into one)
Finally scheduled time at the machine shop.
Saturday, the head is getting skimmed, ported and polished.... Progress is a good thing.
Valves and Springs are off... So ready for tomorrow. When I get home, I can start planning reassembly. Woohooo!!
Welll.... I didn't get to go to the machine shop. Had to drop off the cylinder head.
Since I have the head off, I'm going to replace the valve springs. Jim M. stated that going to a stronger spring is one of the best mods you can do on the head - best bagn for buck. I ordered the T5 uprated springs from genuinesaab.com.
I also ordered the valve spring removal tool from ZDMAK. Should make the job much easier.
This has been dragging out waaaay too long. I am so ready to get the beast back together....
Now considering the FMIC. Had no plans to do it, but it looks like all my reasons to not, have been eliminated.
Gonna go with the Yonaka Type 6.
Just ordered the Yonaka Type 6 FMIC. $169.00 - shipped
Just ordered my fuel injectors....
The link is to the sale price for a set of
Lots of info on the EZK and Jetronic ignition systems.
It's a Volvo document, but it is chocked full of useful stuff.