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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Looking to fit a rear bumper diffuser but think I need to remove the complete bumper. Anyone got instructions on this or know where to find them? Also have rear sensors so wondering do they just un-clip? Any help appreciated Thanks Matt
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all I'm looking at buying a 2007 9-3 2.8t aero saloon. Car looks good and I'm going back for another viewing on Saturday. The seller advised that the only issue he has with the car (and it only happens periodically) is that when you lock the car sometimes one of the rear doors doesn't lock...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+) Waht do you people think about this one? Any specific things should I look for when test driving? Any inputs on this are welcome
  4. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hello SAAB guru's, hope you are well. I've recently joined (!) and looking for some kind advise about the above car. It's became very apparent that I need a tourer/estate/wagon. I'm a Guitar nut and lugging all the gear round has...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    So I need to replace the alternator in my 2006 aero and WIS call for removing the intermediate driveshaft to gain access to the alternator. Now I don't have the brass punch needed to "punch" the shaft out and I don't really know if I'll be able to put it back in (any tips on that?) so I'm...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi everyone I am new here. I live in the uk and just bought myself a 9-3 wagon 2.8t auto. I am a mechanic by trade so bought it knowing of some faults for a cheap price. The main fault is the power steering is intermittantly heavy. It is a mechanical system and I believe the power steering pump...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Guys, I'm considering removing my rear cat and centre exhaust box to try and add a bit more noise and theatre to my car when I open the taps a bit. I know it's been done before but I can't seem to find any info on what the end result is like for sound or performance gain / loss. Has...
  8. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Hello, I'm looking for a 9-3 Aero 2.8T estate. Probably be a 2006/2007 model due to budget - but will of course look at later models if the price is within reach. So be glad to hear from anyone who knows where their hiding....... Kind regards to all.... Andy B.
  9. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Regretfully the time has come to move on pastures new, so my 2011 9-3 Aero Carlsson is now for sale. It's in Metallic grey, and currently has done just under 29,000 miles. She's in excellent condition, but does have some minor paint chips as you'd expect from a, almost, 3 year old car. I will...
  10. Saabscene: Performance
    Hello - I have a MY06 2.8T cabriolet and am thinking of increasing the performance via an upgrade. Would be great to have any advice on this subject. Hirsch looks pricey to me - but they have an offer on for my model year.
  11. New Member Introductions.
    Hey folks, Thought I'd say hi and make a quick introduction. I'm Dave from up in Inverness and have just bought a much loved but not best looked after 93 from my father. It's not that the car hasn't had the money spent on it but it's a work horse and he has a very heavy right foot. As long...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, Looking at a 55' plate 2.8 Turbo v6 Aero, the MPG will be a reasonable factor involved in my decision to purchase the car (i'm not expecting diesel figures!!). Can anyone advise me how accurate the SAAB quoted figures are? What are you guys getting in reality? I'm expecting about 30mpg...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I have just bought a 2.8T Convertible 2006. I know that there is a modification nomber 260-2722 to repalce two coolant pipes and the header tank. Spoke to my local dealer and after a sharp intake of breath (although they still service and sell parts) said that they are no longer a dealer...
  14. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Hi Guys, Looking to purchase the above car 2005-2007. Ideally in black, sat nav, approx 60,000 miles or less FSH Immaculate. Anybody looking to sell..please get in touch Cheers.
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, Thinking of upgrading the standard ES7 150/7 by adding in another amp in the boot and installing 2 6 x 9 and a sub behind the rear seat. My plan was to insert a level line converter from the left and right rear speakers in the side panels and run this to an RCA input on a 3 channel amp...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys, new here, need some advice about buying my first saab. whats the true performance difference in the 9-3 aero 2.8t and the 9-3 aero 2.0t? Does anyone know the 0-100mph times? cheers,
  17. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    I am reluctantly selling my SAAB 9-3 2.8T AERO as I have now been supplied with a company car. Most of you will be familiar with the 9-3 so here are the main details: 4 Doors Automatic with Cruise control and heated front seats. Saloon, Petrol , 63,400 miles in metallic Blue with full leather...
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Guys, I'm after a little help picking a new coil pack and I’m wondering if someone could have a quick look at their coils for me? I'm currently out in Florida for my wedding / honeymoon and while the coils are so cheap out here and I suspect I have one which is breaking down I thought I’d...
  19. Saabscene: Performance
    Hi i am new to the forums. I was doing research on my 2001 saab 95 and really couldnt find anything on modding the 3.0t, just a lot of assumptions and no facts cconcerning durability, twin boosting, ect. I then began looking at the saab 2.8 from the aero 93. Would this motor and tranny swap in...
  20. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED this is my saab on pistonheads, its also on i would have put it on autotrader but they wanted £36 for two weeks!! rip off! im based in welywn garden city in Hertfordshire and need cash to clear...
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