Saab 96V4 and 95V4

Models: 96V4 Saloon; 95V4 Estate Car

ENGINE (Ford, Germany)

1. Type         ...       4‑stroke V4; O.H.V.; central camshaft

2. Cooling system     Water pump, radiator, fan and thermostat

3. Number of cylinders         4 (direct in block)

4. Firing order and idling 1‑3 4 2 (No. 1 at front, right); 800

4a.speed       to 900 r.p.m. 1900 for Emission Control]

5. Bore          ...       ...       3.54in. (90mm.)

6. Stroke                 ...       2.32in. (58,86mm.)

7. Cubic capacity      ...       1498c.c. (91.4cu.in.)

8. Compression ratio  ...       9.0 :l

9. Brake horse‑power (DIN) 65 at 4,700 r.p.m.

10. Torque (DIN) ... ... 84.6lb.ft. at 2,500 r.p.m.

11. Piston oversizes .020, .040in.

12. Piston clearance .0012 to .0024in. at pin height

13. Piston rings‑number       2 compression, 1 oil

14. Piston rings‑width Comp.(1).0778 to.0783in.comp.(2)0.1172 to 0.1177in.

15. Piston rings groove ci'nee .002 to .003in. (compression)

16. Piston rings‑‑gap Comp., .010 to .020in.; oil, .015 to(in bore)‑055in.

17. Oil pressure        40lb./sq.in. (min.) at 1,500 r.p.m.

18. Gudgeon pin diameter ‑‑‑Piston and rod must not be separated;

19. Gudgeon pin fit in piston As 18 and 20

20. Gudgeon pin fit in con. rod. only assembly available as spare part

21. Crankpin diameter Blue, 53.99/53.98mm.; Red, 54.00/53. 99mm

22. Crankpin undersizes       .002, .010, .020, .030, .040in.

23. Connecting rod length    5.139 to 5.141 in. (centres)

24. Big‑end bearings  ...       Ford; steel‑backed babbitt liners

25. Big‑end bearing clearance Standard, 0.014/0.054mm.;

25a.                            undersize,0.014/0.064mm.

26. Big‑end side clearance ... .004 to . 010in.

27. Main journal diameter ... Blue, 56.990/56.980mm.; Red, 57.000/ 56.990mm.

28. Main journal undersizes... .002, .010, .020, .030, .040in.

29. Main bearings ... ... 3; Ford, steel‑backed babbitt liners

30. Main bearings‑‑‑‑length ... (1) (3),0.839 to 0.850in.;(2)1.033 to1.035in.

31. Main bearing clearance Standard,0.012/0.048mm.undersize,0.014/0.058mm.

32. Crankshaft end‑float                        .004 to .008in.

33. Crankshaft end‑thrust on Centre main bearing

33a.Balance shaft     ...       Bearing clearance: front, 0/ 02/0.8mm.;

33b.                     Rear, 0.03/0.07mm. End float, 0.05/ 0.15mm.

34. Camshaft journal dia(1)1.6345/1.6355in(2)1.6195/1.6205in(3)1.6045/1.6055in.

35. Camshaft bearings         ...       3; Ford, steel‑backed babbitt liners

36. Camshaft bearing cl'nec           .001 to .003in.

37. Carnshaft end‑float       ...       ‑001 to .003in.

38. Camshaft drive type      ...       Helical gears (backlash, 0.05/0.20mm.;limit, 0.40mm.)

39. Valve head diameter      ...       Inlet, 37mm. (1.46in.); exhaust, 32mm.(1.26in.)

40. Valve stem diameter      ..Inlet, 0.3159 to 0.3166in.; exhaust,0.3149 to 0.3156in

41. Valve seat angle ...       45° 

42. Valve lift ...       ...       0. 382in. inlet and exhaust

43. Valve guide length         ...       1. 99in. (integral with head)

44. Valve stem/guide cl'nee           Inlet, .0008 to .0025in.; exhaust, .002to .0035in.

45. Valve spring free length           1.91in. (48.5mm.)

46. Valve spring pressureAt 40.26mm(1.585in.)27.2/30.8 kg.(60/67.9lb.)

47. Valveworking clearance            Inlet, .014in.; exhaust, .016in. (cold)

49. Valve timing  at .0167in Inlet opens 21° B.T.D.C.; closes 82°ABDC

49a.                             Exhaust opens 63°B.B.D.C.;closes 40° A.T.D.C.

50. Petrol pump ... ... Pierburg mechanical

51. Carburettor (FoMoGo) 71TW‑9510‑JD (72TF‑9510‑KEA for Emission Control)

53. Main jet   ...       130 (Emission Control, 140)

62. Needle valve                2.0

62a.Float level (valve fully ... 1.34in. (E.C., 1.420 ± 010in.) open)

TRANSMISSION

101. Type      ...       ...       Front‑wheel drive

102. Clutch    ...       ...       Fichtel & Sachs, 190.5nim. (7.5in.) s.d.p.

103. Gearbox ...       ...       4 forward speeds, all synchromesh

105. Gearbox ratios   Top, 0.83:1; 3rd, 1.29:1; 2nd, 2.08:1;Ist, 3.48:1; R, 3.18:1

109. Final drive ratio ...       4.875:1 (39/8)

110. Crown wheel /pinion b'lash Specified dimension ± 0.05mm

BRAKES (Dual‑line system, diagonally linked)

201. Front               ...       ...       Lockheed hydraulic, 10.5in. discs

202. Rear       ...       ...       ...       Lockheed hydraulic, 8in. drums

203. Handbrake        ... Mechanical on rear wheels

204. linings‑front ...  ... Danbloc: 82‑108 pads

205. Linings‑rear ... ... Don 202; 305sq.cm. (47.3sq.in.)

206. Power assistance         ... ATE T51/734 (L.H. drive only)

STEERING (see also "Dimensions "~

301. Type ... ... ... Rack and pinion

302. Camber angle ... ... .750°.±.250°

303. Castor angle ... ... 2° ± .5°

304. King‑pin inclination ... 7°± 1°

305. Toe‑in ... ... ... 2mm.±1mm. (0.08 ± 0.04in.)

306. Conditions for checking ... Unladen

FRONT            SUSPENSION

401 Type   ...       ...       ... Coil springs

402. Number of coils (turns)9.75‑Colour marking  White

404. Wire diameter ... ... 13mm. (0.51in.)

405. Spring length‑free ... 368mm. (14.5in.)

REAR SUSPENSION

501. Type      ...       ... Coil springs

502. Wheel camber ... ... 0°±1°.

503. Toe‑in ... ... ... 0°± 1° (0 ± 7mm.) at rims

510. Number of coils ... ... 7.5 working (9‑9.5 total)

511. Coil diameter ... ... 89  ± 1.5mm.

512. Wire diameter ... ... 11mm. (Estate 11. 4)

513. Spring length‑free .  1.342mm.

514. Spring length‑fitted ... 245mm. (with 2 persons)

515. Spring rate 19.5kg./cm.(109lb./in.), Estate, 22.3 kg./cm. (125lb./in.)

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

601. Ignition timing (static) ... 6° B.T.D.C. (marks on pulley and cover)

602. Sparking plugs ...         Bosch, W200T30; Champion N9Y;Autolite AG22

603. Sparking plug gap        ... 0.6 to 0.7mm. (. 024 to .028in.)

604. Distributor        ...       ... Bosch, JFUR 4, 0231 146 084   

605. Contact breaker gap    ... 0.4nun. (.016in) dwell angle, 50°±2°

606. Centrif. adv. starts at ... 1,000 r.p.m.

607. Centrif. advance‑max .... 24°/30° at 4,400 r.p.m.   

608. Vacuum ativ. starts at ... 80/140mm. (3.15/5.5in.)Hg.

609. Vacuum advance‑max. 12°/18° at 240mm. (9. 45in.)Hg.

610. Ignition coil ... ... Bosch, KW12V

611. Battery   ...       ... 12v. 44a.h. (L.H. drive, 60a.h.)

612. Battery earth ... ... Negative

613. Alternator         ...       ... Bosch, K1/14V35A20, 35 amp.

614. Control box       ...       ... Bosch, AD 1 14V (not radio suppressed)

615. Starter motor ... ... Bosch, G7 12V1.0 PS, 0001 311024

CAPACITIES

701. Engine sump (ex. filter) ... 3 litres (5.28 pints); filter, 0.3-1. (.5 pint)

702. Gearbox                            .1,4 litres (2.5 pints)

703. Differential                        1.4 litres

704. Cooling system ... ... 6.8 litres (12 pints) incl. heater

705. Fuel tank 38 litres (8.4 gallons); Estate, 42 litres(9. 2 gallons)

705a.                                                 96         95 Estate

706. Tyre size          ...       ...       5.20 X 15      5.60 x 15

707. Tyre pressures  ‑Front          24/27*          24/27*

707a. (lb./sq.in.)          ‑Rear           24/27* 24/30**Full load

708. No. of grease gun points ...                  1

709. Normal servicing intervals 10,000km. (or 6,000 miles)

710. Hydraulic fluid ... ... Lockheed Super H.D.

DIMENSIONS                              Saloon                Estate

801. Length overall‑mm.(in.)  4200 (13ft. 9.3in.) 4300 (14ft. 1.3in.)

802. Width overall ‑mm. (in.)        1590 (62.6)   1590 (62.6)

803. Height overall ‑mm. (in.)       1470 (57.9)   1470 (57.9)

804. Weight (kerb) ‑kg. (lb.)        920 (2028)       1000 (2205)

805. Ground clearance              130mm. (5. 1 in.) with 2 persons

806. Track (min.)                       1220mm.(48.03in.) front and rear

807. Wheelbase        ...       ...             2498mm. (98.35in.)

808. Turning circle diameter         10.8m. (351ft.)

TORQUE SPANNER DATA              kg.m.                       lb.ft.

901. Cylinder head nuts              5.5/7.0/9.5 (3 stages) 40/50/68

902. Big‑end bearing nuts                 3.5                           25

903. Main bearing nuts                     10                            72

905. Flywheel bolts   ...                     7                             50

906. Clutch to flywheel bolts             2.5                           18

907. Drive pinion bearing nut           12/6 (2 stages)        87/43

908. Crown wheel bolts                    2.5                           18

909. Differential bearing nuts            4                               29

910. Road wheel nuts                      8/10                        58/72

BODY AND CHASSIS

1001. Type of construction                     Monocoque

1002. Material of body panels                     Steel

1003. Type of glass ... ..             .           Laminated