Bigger carburetors, higher compression ratios, altered port timings and expansion. The saab car from sweden actually won the monte carlo rally with eric. May 03, 2012 for those looking for a copy, found the complete nonscanned printers format manual online. A nice detail is the wood dash from a time when a dashboard was actually a board with some. Saab enthusiasts from sweden tried to make the old saabs 2stroke 850cc engine added turbo charger dalomracing crew trying to add turbo and kjetronic in a saab 2 stroke 850cc engine from from 1966. This engine software is largely responsible for the behaviour of the saab 93 2. Aug 17, 2015 saab enthusiasts from sweden tried to make the old saabs 2stroke 850cc engine added turbo charger.
Maptun is worth every single cent, and as corny as this may sound. The 96 featured aerodynamic twodoor bodywork, four passenger seating and at first a two stroke, threecylinder engine, later a four stroke v4. As first designed, it had an 841 cc displacement, 38 hp 28 kw threecylinder saab twostroke engine. The saab 96 might have been marketed as a new car when launched in 1960, but it was very closely related to the original superaerodynamic twostroke frontwheeldrive 92 that had on sale since 1949 and, which had proved to be such a. Saabs 2stroke engine which had provided the power to gain many rallying. Ray pye dissatisfied of his motorcycle bsa rocket iii has decided to eliminate its original engine and replace it with the small two stroke engine. Bells fourstroke performance tuning book, this book goes into extreme detail regarding performance tuning a twostroke engine. It is not made to original specs and has several modifications. High performance pistons made with a forged 4032 aluminum alloy which is designed specifically for twostroke engines. The fire ring sizes vary based on your bore size for precision performance and perfect sealing. Two stroke performance tuning a disc partially cut away and attached to the end of the crankshaft opens and closes an inlet port in the side of the crankcase. An optional 2barrel carb and tuned exhaust was also available. The only downside with the saab 9000 is expensive repairs but thankfully they are pretty reliable cars.
With a twostroke, threecylinder engine, this 1968 saab 96 isnt your normal car. Dalomracing crew trying to add turbo and kjetronic in a saab 2 stroke 850cc engine from from 1966. Bodywork will need attention, but provided serious rust is limited this could be a really cool project for. I bought this saab about 3 years ago with the intent of restoring it, i have since moved and my priorities have changed and this is a nice car and i didnt want to see itdeteriorate. This 1966 saab 96 looks a bit rough and is sold without a title, however its triple carb three cylinder twostroke does run and the seller claims to have driven it around the block. A sales brochure will give you important specifications that can be checked for while looking at the car. The saab 96 is an automobile manufactured and marketed by saab from 1960 to january 1980, replacing the 93. Contemporary twostroke technology was introduced initially to suzuki, and later to yamaha in japan when ernst degner defected from east germany to join suzuki. His port time equations dont even include rpm, you input the dime. Steven broadhead has been the sole proprietor since 1991 and has himself trained as a saab technician at a saab dealership in the local area stephen has gained experience on all saab models from the 96 through to the current range of vehicles. They also have an electracoating on the ring lands. This site is a free service with documents provided by members of the saab community. I usually recommend this book along with gordon jennings two stroke tuners handbook, because this book has what the first one doesnt and vice versa.
Reviewed in the united states on november 20, 2014. The saab 96 might have been marketed as a new car when launched in 1960, but it was very closely related to the original superaerodynamic two stroke frontwheeldrive 92 that had on sale since 1949 and, which had proved to be such a massive breakthrough in design for the swedish carmaker. Two stroke to turbo ltd saab garage in royston hertfordshire. Contemporary two stroke technology was introduced initially to suzuki, and later to yamaha in japan when ernst degner defected from east germany to join suzuki. Two stroke performance tuning twostroke all of these detonation. Hirsch performance, saabs official tuning house, have fitted a saab 95 with some of the upgrades that will become available very soon. We now carry a complete line of quality usa made cometic head gaskets for the saab two stroke engines in 750cc, 850 cc bull nose and 850cc long nose engines. Xp manual for saab 2stroke and v4 tuning, swedish classic saab. Horsepower with the standard carb was 48, with the 2 barrel and tuned exhaust up to 57. It is my hope that this book will assist the enthusiast involved in motocross, enduro, desert, road or gokart racing to develop and tune his twostroke engine for. Parts catalogs brochures and ephemera contact us parts catalogues. The car will show at the zurich car show from the 11th to the 14th november. Fhe 1954 model engine output was raised to 28 hp 21 kw.
An excellent academic book on the theory behind performance tuning for 2stroke motorcycles. Researchers have found that it is the gases at the very outer limits of the combustion chamber, called the end gases, that selfignite to cause detonation. The saab twostroke was a twostroke cycle, two cylinder, and later straightthree engine that saab based on a dkw design. We have years of experience tuning saab engines to optimise for performance and efficiency. This 1967 saab 96 is from the first year of a factory ford v4 option, and the penultimate year for twostrokes. Malbrad saab specialists has been trading from huddersfield since the 1970s. Old saab brochures can be purchased from walter millers literature shop in syracuse, ny. By combining designs which degner brought from mz with japanese technology in. Any violations will be removed at the request of the author. The morbidelli 125 twin road racer is a rotary valve engine. The engine started and sounds great, but there is no information whether it is mounted in a saab. Overall condition looks quite good inside and out, and the seller.
I have the book, but its nice to have as a pdf as well and a good reference for those who dont know about it. But there has perhaps never been a more motorcyclelike car engine than the old saab twostroke triple. It had with 25 hp 19 kw, and a top speed of 100 kmh 62 mph. Dec 07, 2015 with a twostroke, threecylinder engine, this 1968 saab 96 isnt your normal car. The chapters on intake, transfer, ignition, an exhaust systems explain all of the best ways to improve the engine from stock with simple formulas so they work with all sizes of engine. Two stroke performance tuning two stroke all of these detonation triggers are virtually unavoidable, with the exception of excessive spark lead. Jenning vs graham bell, 2 stroke tunning books motorcycle. Those of us who have grown up in the japanese two stroke. It is a great pleasure to present you with this manual for your saab 96. Chapter 3 porting and cylinder scavenging 27 chapter 4 the exhaust 76 chapter 5 carburation 93. Jennings book talks about port time area and porting the cylinder to have peak efficiency at a certain rpm. Two stroke cylinder porting tips watch this before you. Two stroke tuners handbook 2 another mistake commonly made, sometimes even by those who have enjoyed some success in modifying two stroke engines, is to believe in a kind of mechanistic magic. The face lift model arrived in 1991 and made the 9000 a very credible alternative to the usual german executive cars.
Horsepower with the standard carb was 48, with the 2barrel and tuned exhaust up to 57. For those looking for a copy, found the complete nonscanned printers format manual online. Saabsa saab twostroke engine swapped in motorcycle. It was a bsa frame with 3cyl 2 stroke watercooled saab engine installed.
The inlet port opens 30 after bdc and closes 79 after tdc. Fully revised this book takes the reader through the various modifications that can be made to a twostroke engine and its components to give maximum useable. We offer a variety of services, such as car body repairs in bassingbourn. An optional 57 hp 43 kw version of the engine, with triple carburetors and oil injection, was used in the sport and monte carlo models.
The saab 96 had a longitudinally mounted engine layout. Wiseco high performance pistons click for details how saab would make a piston today. As yet i have found no front box suppliers in the uk. He really talking abour a mixwre of fuel and oil if yoll rjchen rhe premix ratio 20. Tips on how to port a two stroke cylinder, what to donot do and how to do it right. I have had this twostroke 1964 saab 96 sedan for several years and been restoring it on and off. An optional 2 barrel carb and tuned exhaust was also available. You dont see these early sonetts very often and it looks they took great care with this restoration. The book has simplified formulas and teaches the importance of measurements. This one happens to be a swedish triple car, though the motor is currently waiting for reinstallation following a rebuild. Running 1966 saab 96 3 cylinder project this 1966 saab 96 looks a bit rough and is sold without a title, however its triple carb three cylinder twostroke does run and the seller claims to have driven it around the block. Geared specifically for gp and kart racers, this hardcover treasure has turned out to be a great reference source for questions on the logic and concepts that pertain to tuning a 2stroke for maximum performance. The newspaper hooniverse dedicated to the world of two wheels published an article definitely worth noting that we are sure will intrigue saab enthusiasts who love motorcycles there have been lots of bizarre accounts of bike engines swapped in cars, and car engines in bikes. We analyse your vehicle and can adjust the engine management programme, also known as the ecu engine control unit.
By combining designs which degner brought from mz with japanese technology in the field. Two stroke tuners handbook 2 another mistake commonly made, sometimes even by those who have enjoyed some success in modifying twostroke engines, is to believe in a kind of mechanistic magic. Nov 11, 2010 jennings book talks about port time area and porting the cylinder to have peak efficiency at a certain rpm. Jun 09, 2011 hirsch performance, saabs official tuning house, have fitted a saab 95 with some of the upgrades that will become available very soon. Two stroke to turbo is a saab parts and service specialist with over 30 years in the industry. Parts for sale for vintage saabs tom donney motors. Two stroke motors are more efficient that four strokes for a few reasons. Power starts at 230bhp and this can be lifted to around 290bhp with the mods outlined below.
Saab 2stroke getting exhausted the saab enthusiasts. Graham bell starts off by saying that he doesnt believe port time area and its all about the duration the ports are open. The most complete book of how to get most out of your 2stroke or v4 engine. It is hosted as a service to vintage saab drivers and enthusiasts worldwide. Contents chapter 1 introduction 9 chapter 2 the cylinder. The piston crown opens and closes the exhaust and transfer ports. Vsaab articles page the vintage saab information source. These pistons have armorglide coating on the skirts. But, once again, this is not the type of tuning that folks would chuckle at or protest the large clouds of smoke. Two stroke to turbo cars for breaking 93, two stroke to turbo, cars for sale, used cars for sale, services, mot testing in bassingbourn brake services in bassingbourn, affordable car body repairs, any parts available car body repairs, saab.389 194 199 237 526 1506 629 86 758 326 1123 517 847 1227 909 1474 1389 382 1556 1391 493 550 252 366 672 1282 1261 99 1423 1392 1494 1185 197 1562 121 1351 551 1126 443 1257 779 21