I have wanted a 96 for several years. Found this one that is original, complete and mechanically sound. :D
The bad - need a fair amount of sheet metal on the floors. Looking for a supplier of patch panels. :(
Looking forward to the challange.
1977 SAAB 96v4 Souvenir - number 81 of 150.
Car is in good condition - body work has never been welded. Service history and old MOT's confirm milage is accurate at just under 53000.
I bought this car last week and drive it from Basingstoke to Durham (over 300miles) without any problems...
I have had this problem for some time already. When wheather gets rainy, some water leaks into trunk, the marks of water having had dropped are on both inner aft wheelewells´walls in the areas a little backwards from the shock absorbers upper ends attachments. First I thought it was the...
Got a mail from a chap in Sweden with PA57006, a Torreador red ex-works 96. I have a suspicion that it's an ex-Eklund car but not sure yet, am waiting for more info. It is MINT. Has all the right bits, though it appears to have no roll cage (not uncommon then) and still has the back seat...
Had a couple of people ask recently if I know of a supplier of steel wings for the 96V4, especially the rears. The short answer is I don't, I got mine from an SOC member, so if anyone does, please speak now!
While looking around my local scrap yard in South Essex. I found a rusty LHD 96V4. It looks like it had been left in this country some years ago as it is still wearing Swedish registration.
The car is quite rust, but there are still many good bits left on it, some must be quite rear in this...
This month's Practical Classics has the outcome of their recent poll for the top 100 favourite classic cars in the UK. The Saab 95/96 came in a respectable 35th , and there are lots of pictures with Toby Burnham's mint red 75 96 at the PC gathering of all 100 cars, at Bruntingthorpe last month.
On the way to work yesterday morning I passed a very tidy Amber Gold 96V4 on the Redbourn bypass - anyone know it? Driver didn't wave back, but she was young & pretty and probably thought I was just a perv...
What things should I be looking out for when purchasing a 96V4? I know that rust on these can be a problem.
-check for rust underneath car
-check for rust in front footwells
-check for rust around indicator lenses
-check for rust around rear suspension mounts (look inside boot)