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    'alright EZ! Have you cleaned out the AIC valve...

    'alright EZ! Have you cleaned out the AIC valve with carb cleaner?

    To be fair, the fault codes will tell you where the problem is - it's worth retrieving the codes anyway since not all of them...
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    We have a 1992 900 Convertible as a daily driver...

    We have a 1992 900 Convertible as a daily driver and keep it outside all year on a main road. The roof will be fine, so long as you keep it clean and proofed. If you buy the car, pick a dry day to...
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    Yes, please ... with pictures and a list of parts.

    Yes, please ... with pictures and a list of parts.
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    I let an absolute mint Tjugofem through my...

    I let an absolute mint Tjugofem through my fingers, figuring the next person would be better suited to enjoy it and look after it.
    Did you enjoy it while you had it? We borrowed an 8V 900i recently...
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    That's part of the EGR system ...

    That's part of the EGR system ...
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    Blimey! Self-pulling vacuum hose, eh? Right...

    Blimey! Self-pulling vacuum hose, eh?

    Right ... easy stuff first:

    1. You have a distributor advance - that's the device on the side of the distributor. Connect a pipe from there to the nipple...
  7. Thread: Fitting mudguards

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    Not without modification, or looking a little odd...

    Not without modification, or looking a little odd - the mudguards for the non-kitted cars are different to the mudguards for Aero/Airflow cars.
    HTH.
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    That'd be really cool - if you can photograph a...

    That'd be really cool - if you can photograph a complete decal with (and without) a ruler in the picture, that would be great.
    Do you have a good sign maker ... I know a friend of a friend who works...
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    With regard to the lettering, you'll need a...

    With regard to the lettering, you'll need a signmaker to make you up some new vinyl stickers, or perhaps a more old-fashioned signs artisan could paint it in.
    Do you have a complete decal on one...
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    Rickerlove - You're a man after my own heart 8)...

    Rickerlove - You're a man after my own heart 8)
    Boozy Nights - Yup ... a vacuum gauge just to ensure you have no leaks after fitting the new hoses (and to show you've improved things by taking a...
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    Welcome aboard! I have seen number 4 in the flesh...

    Welcome aboard! I have seen number 4 in the flesh ... I'd love to see it again (post up some pictures, will you?).
    I'm sure you're aware of the Special Editions website I author:...
  12. Thread: Sparkplugs

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    Go with NGK - this comes up time and time again...

    Go with NGK - this comes up time and time again ... while the rest of the engine electronics is Bosch, SAAB went with NGK. There was a reason for that ... they "just work".
    Case closed, IMO - if you...
  13. Thread: Creeking 900

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    It's not a dry ball joint, is it? My cars have...

    It's not a dry ball joint, is it? My cars have suffered creaks and replacing ball joints has always remedied it. On my most recent C900, the suspension is quite hard, so the creaking rises to a sound...
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    It's time for another update report ... as I said...

    It's time for another update report ... as I said on the Classic 900 Special Editions website, I'd had enough and given it a break for a while. It all got too much for me and my head started to hurt....
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    Mine was re-built at 100,000 miles (following...

    Mine was re-built at 100,000 miles (following Type M catastrophic failure) by a company in Sheffield via Aermotive. 50,000 hard driven, daily-used miles later and it's still as good. I can recommend...
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    We also have a 900S auto (from 1992). I'm fitting...

    We also have a 900S auto (from 1992). I'm fitting a standard intercooler (50 quid for the intercooler and pipework) and a pre-APC actuator which is stronger than the one fitted to APC-equipped FPT...
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    Is your fuelling good? Pressure, as well as...

    Is your fuelling good? Pressure, as well as mixture? This can be checked, along with a check for boost enrichening by a garage with emissions equipment.

    How's your timing?

    Another place to look...
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    That'll be these two cars:...

    That'll be these two cars:
    http://www.pjgh.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/saab/...s/1993_cet.html
    http://www.pjgh.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/saab/...onvertible.html

    ... you didn't link your website ... this...
  19. Hi guys - to cut a long story short, the fault...

    Hi guys - to cut a long story short, the fault codes revealed nothing (13231, which is always revealed and then no other fault). The car still chugged and poured out smoke, so I started to...
  20. Just down from the turbo on the exhaust downpipe...

    Just down from the turbo on the exhaust downpipe - three wires connected into it. You'll need something really hot, becuse a blow torch will not do it. Know any welders?
  21. Hi guys! My Mrs' 1992 C900 LPT has been running...

    Hi guys! My Mrs' 1992 C900 LPT has been running swimmingly until recently.
    It popped a manifold plug out, which has now been replaced, as have the
    other two, along with all the vacuum pipes and the...
  22. Thread: SaabTurbo.co.uk

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    Oh yes ... I remember this site. I found it when...

    Oh yes ... I remember this site. I found it when I was looking for pictures of Trollhattan - we holidayed in Sweden in the summer of 2003 and visited Trolly as part of that trip. Welcome back on the...
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    Many thanks for the reply ... crystal clear now...

    Many thanks for the reply ... crystal clear now and happy to proceed with the job.
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    Hi guys - sorry to dig this one up again, but am ...

    Hi guys - sorry to dig this one up again, but am I right in thinking the following:

    1. Leaving the three wire switch in the driver's door and fitting a remote central locking upgrade to act upon...
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    That APC box is the "uplift" from 160 BHP to 175...

    That APC box is the "uplift" from 160 BHP to 175 BHP for cars with fitted cats. Your VIN checks out as a full pressure T16 (with intercooler), so ... that's what you're driving and how powerful it...
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