Today’s another red-letter day for my 9-3 Viggen.
Whilst I was over on the “the continent” I took the opportunity to get a steering rack clamp and bulkhead brace from Abbott Racing. This is the central part of the package known as the Viggen Rescue Kit. I couldn’t really afford the whole kit, but this alone should make a fair bit of difference.
My mate Richo, who also has a Viggen, got it fitted a few weeks ago and I’ve already reported on his state of satisfaction with the unit.
This is a picture of the bits you get. It looks kind of biggish in this picture, but that gold clamp is only about 4 inches along the base. It’s quite solid, though, and definitely looks the goods.
I should be picking the car up in a couple of hours so I’ll let you all know how it feels.
This is quite good timing, actually, as we have a track day down here in just over a week’s time. I’d hoped to get some more bits fitted prior to then as well, but am unsure as to whether they’ll arrive in time as they’re just leaving the UK now.
The other new bits are a Taliaferro performance intake and a Forge Motorsport BOV. They won’t make a huge difference on their own, but will enable some better breathing for when the BSR unit comes along down the track.