Tyres, Wheels, and Brakes

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Forum: Tyres, Wheels, and Brakes

A forums for all your Wheel, Tyre, and Brake related discussions.

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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Refurb Wheels

    From the off I will take is as read that you have taken the wheel off & its not so badly damaged that its gone flat..... We are just tidying up the...

    Started by J..M‎, 07-20-2013 06:10 PM
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    02-05-2017, 07:38 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Tyre size conversion calculator

    handy calculator if you are considering changing your tyres/wheels from stock and Impact on your speedo accuracy ...

    Started by kez‎, 06-03-2014 08:39 PM
    calculator, conversion, size, tyre
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,441
    06-04-2014, 07:48 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: ONLINE TYRE DEALERS" Worth checking out for your next purchase"

    As the title suggests if your in the market for a new set of tyres it may well be worth checking these out, some supply only and others have the...

    Started by kez‎, 09-22-2013 01:04 PM
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    online, tyre
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    09-23-2013, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: "Fake" winter tyres on ebay

    A word of warning on here as I understand many British motorists are not familiar with winter tyres and with identifying one that will be considered...

    Started by Djcat‎, 01-19-2013 12:49 PM
    ebay, fake, tyres, winter
    • Replies: 5
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    03-06-2013, 08:33 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Snow chaos again - Just Use Winter Tyres!

    Has anyone noticed how the country always grinds to a halt when the first bit of snow appears. Well fortunately for me, my winter wheels/tyres went...

    Started by namb‎, 12-22-2009 07:39 AM
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    chaos, snow, tyres!, winter
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    12-01-2012, 05:07 PM Go to last post
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  1. tyre advise please

    Hi All I own a saab 2006 1.9Tid 150 vector sport estate and I am looking for some advise on best tyres for this car. I am a mature driver that does...

    Started by 9-3 owner‎, 01-13-2017 05:26 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 501
    02-02-2017, 06:43 PM Go to last post
  2. Strange red wax-like substance in tire valve (2001 Saab 93)

    Hi everyone, I was doing my monthly tire pressure checkup today, and when I screwed off the valve cap on one of the tires I saw that the tire...

    Started by jbetaweb‎, 01-11-2017 11:16 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 226
    01-12-2017, 03:54 AM Go to last post
  3. New pads not quite right, DIY adapt

    Bought new pads for the 9-5 year 2000 On putting them on I have found the locating studs on the non-piston pad are fractionally malplaced so that...

    Started by nickharman‎, 11-15-2016 07:46 AM
    adapt, diy, pads
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 425
    11-15-2016, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  4. Front brake pads distorted inner!!!

    Hi guys and gals Today I changed the pads and discs on the front of my 06MY 1.9Tid vector sport as the discs were lipped. I chose to do the pads...

    Started by kwob‎, 11-06-2016 03:46 PM
    brake, distorted, front, pads
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 418
    11-07-2016, 01:21 PM Go to last post
  5. Brake pads which do not scream

    Hi, I recently bought new braske pads for the backwheels of my 9-3 YS3D. The brand is JURID, These brake pads are covered on the back with a special...

    Started by Alpenflitzer‎, 10-11-2016 11:18 AM
    brake, pads, scream
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 401
    10-11-2016, 11:18 AM Go to last post
  6. 255/35/19 tyres?

    2008 9-3 TTiD Aero I will be ordering a new set of 19" wheels soon and I'm looking to fit the widest rear tyres possible. Has anyone ever run 255...

    Started by c2kev‎, 08-27-2016 01:09 PM
    or 19, tyres
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 383
    08-27-2016, 05:28 PM Go to last post
  7. GM Alloys on 93

    Hi all, I got a good deal on 4 17" 5 stud 110 ET41 Vauxhall alloys and tyres (my 03 93's where a mess. ) upon fitting all is fine bar the front...

    Started by davycc‎, 07-05-2016 05:48 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 379
    07-05-2016, 05:48 PM Go to last post
  8. What are Thease alloys ?

    Just a quickie I'm a bit croutons What are Thease wheels called on this 9-3 ? I've seen them before somewhere , just thaught someone may know

    Started by lizzard-t‎, 06-30-2016 02:17 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 452
    06-30-2016, 11:35 PM Go to last post
  9. Stainless Steel brake lines

    Ok, couldn't find this subject covered before on Saabscene, even by searching the threads, so just wanted a few opinions or to see if anyone has...

    Started by Caddyman‎, 04-02-2016 07:49 AM
    brake, lines, stainless, steel
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,057
    06-09-2016, 02:36 PM Go to last post
  10. Suspension replacement

    Can anyone tell me how to check if I have stock or lowered suspension springs on my 9-3. It has 18"rims and the ride isn't to hard but I'm suspecting...

    Started by Konartist‎, 04-14-2016 02:47 PM
    replacement, suspension
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 820
    04-17-2016, 06:28 AM Go to last post
  11. Front brake discs and pads

    Well, I couldn't help myself. This morning, I got up and decided off the cuff to replace the front pads and discs. All in all, an easy enough job...

    Started by Caddyman‎, 04-03-2016 12:40 PM
    brake, discs, front, pads
    • Replies: 0
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    04-03-2016, 12:40 PM Go to last post
  12. Is my tyre size invalidating insurance

    Quick question, I've got 235/45/17 97W's on the front wheel of the 9-3 I bought. Looking through the book and inside the car it's saying standard is...

    Started by RichardGreensit‎, 03-28-2016 04:29 PM
    insurance, invalidating, size, tyre
    • Replies: 2
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    03-28-2016, 05:18 PM Go to last post
  13. 18 inch alloy required. 😢

    Please help. Hit a pothole last week and have buckled 2 of my alloys. 1 is quite badly buckled and is possibly beyond repaire, the other one...

    Started by Robski‎, 03-26-2016 06:05 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,068
    03-27-2016, 12:30 PM Go to last post
  14. Drilled & groved discs

    My 9-3 Tid had an advisory on brake discs for its MOT, so I will be looking to replace them soon. Just wondering if there is any point upgrading to...

    Started by Wild Bill‎, 03-02-2016 12:07 PM
    discs, drilled, groved
    • Replies: 2
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    03-02-2016, 01:37 PM Go to last post
  15. 9-3 TTID 2008 345mm Vectra VXR upgrade question

    Hi everyone I am looking to upgrade the front brakes following a remap, the discs and pads have about had it anyway. When fitting the 345mm VXR...

    Started by ian-r‎, 02-10-2016 01:06 PM
    2008, 345mm, question, ttid, upgrade, vectra, vxr
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,252
    02-17-2016, 02:31 AM Go to last post
  16. Question for those running 19" Alloys...

    What make, model, size and speed rating tyre are you using? I'm particularly interested in the load rating that everyone is using as I can't find...

    Started by Jacksdad‎, 06-27-2015 06:14 PM
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    • Replies: 23
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    02-05-2016, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  17. saab 9000 carlsson wheels

    Hi all So... I went to buy the carlsson some new boots today but have been given quite a headache. Unfortunately one of the rims is buckled. ...

    Started by KA05‎, 01-31-2016 10:40 AM
    9000, carlsson, saab, wheels
    • Replies: 2
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    01-31-2016, 03:55 PM Go to last post
  18. New brakes grabbing

    Just had my front brake pads replaced. Now the car stops fine, but at the end of the cycle right before the car stops it jerks to a stop. It doesnt'...

    Started by DeWain‎, 01-15-2016 08:22 PM
    brakes, brakes grabbing, grabbing, jerk, stop
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 892
    01-21-2016, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  19. 9-3 TTID front pad upgrade?

    Hi all, We have a 58 plate 9-3 Saloon TTiD which I am wanting to upgrade the front pads on. It's a great car but I find the brake lacking a little...

    Started by itsonlymoney‎, 01-07-2016 09:38 AM
    front, pad, ttid, upgrade
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,001
    01-07-2016, 12:39 PM Go to last post
  20. ABS brake pedal judder at very low speed !!!

    Hi, I have just replaced the front pads and discs on our SAAB 93-2002 convertible and the brake pedal judders (ABS) at very low speeds as if the...

    Started by mark s‎, 12-18-2015 08:53 AM
    abs, brake, judder, low, pedal, speed
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,064
    12-27-2015, 07:29 AM Go to last post

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