Piston and crankshaft installation on a Saab B204/B234 engine. This engine
is found in all four-cylinder Saab 900 and 9000 from 1994 to 1998, as well
as 1999 9-3. Newer cars have lighter pistons and a slightly different
block but the procedure is still the same.
Tools and supplies:
- Torx E16 socket: main crankshaft cap bolts;
- 12-point 14 mm socket: connecting rod cap nuts;
- 6-point 14 mm socket: oil jets;
- torque wrench;
- piston ring compressor;
- piston ring expander;
- fresh engine oil.