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  1. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi, I'm looking at getting this Autotrader 9-5 I've not owned a Saab before but they've been in my family a lot. I've found buying guides for other engines on the 9-5 that have general things but anything particular to this model I should be wary about?
  2. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Hello, I’m new here on the forum but have been into Saab’s for the past 10-15 years. I currently own two 9-5s (01 and 08) and grew up learning to drive and working on my parents old 9000. Between my immediate family we all currently own 8 Saabs at the moment, and have had them for as long as I...
  3. Chat
    BEWARE buying from china using alibaba,, they promise to protect you if things go wrong..i have had the misfortune of shopping there,<br>             bought a coil pack [new] for my saab 93 convertible cost 150 dollars including postage to south Africa,,, saab spares are thin on the ground here...
  4. Chat
    BEWARE buying from china using alibaba,, they promise to protect you if things go wrong..i have had the misfortune of shopping there, bought a coil pack [new] for my saab 93 convertible cost 150 dollars including postage to south Africa,,, saab spares are thin on the ground here an...
  5. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Lost my keys Lost the ignition cylinder So I need new keys, new ignition cylinder, new ignition switch. I have learnt it can go two ways: 1.SAAB Alarm System Kit (TWICE UNIT) + Ignition lock cylinder + 2 new keys + Ignition Switch + programming of the 2 new keys to mate with the ECU and the...
  6. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Hello, Sorry if this is posted in a wrong category, but I'm new to this Forum and wanted to ask for your professional advice. I'm planning to buy my first SAAB, C900 Hatchback and I already have a listing that I'm very interested in. Before I travel 300km one way I wanted to clarify on some...
  7. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Ok, I currently run a 2005 Saab Aero convertible. I'm off to look at a 2001 pre GM era 93 hatchback. (Manual gearbox) It's done circa 130,000 miles. I'm looking for a second car to haul my mountain bike around at weekends. As you can imagine, the convertible isn't practical but it's a great car...
  8. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    am considering buying a 2001 saab 93 2l turbo, looks a decent motor, but it has one main problem... the current owner says "car was running beautifully until ran out of fuel and left for a while. Does start eventually but conks out after 100yrds" never owned a saab before, are they known for...
  9. New Saab 9-5 (2010 - on)
    Evening all, I've recently come across a bit of spare cash and looking to upgrade my 2006 9-5 My preferred option is a NG9-5 - I was wondering whether there are any buying guides regarding what to look for etc? Any help appreciated. Cheers
  10. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi all, I'm new here and yet to own a Saab. Hopefully this will be soon and as such I'm looking for a bit of advice. I'm in the UK and have found myself in a situation where I need a car quickly and on a budget (up to 1100) as my car is kapput. I'm after something solid and not overly concerned...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Conv/Combi/TurboX/AWD (2003+)
    hi guys, i am about to buy a radio sat nav system for my 2009 saab 9-3 convertible. i was looking at buying http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Clarion-NX501E-Navigation-Sat-Nav-Car-stereo-System-DVD-Player-USB-AUX-iPod-/130966780226?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item1e7e3a7942 but i have read a...
  12. New Member Introductions.
    Hi Guys :) Been thinking of the 93 Convertible for a while now, (the 2.0 One) Found One today I like the look of, full service history and 71.000 Miles Usual stuff, faded plastics everywhere lol, but easy to fix I think? The main reason I am here, is advise really. (1) When does the cambelt...
  13. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi there everyone, I wonder if someone can help please - I have found a car on Auto Trader which I am thinking of buying, but the car is quite a way from me so I have emailed the dealer a couple of times. The dealer is not exactly verbose with his responses, which is making me suspicious...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    hi I am looking to purchase a 9-3 ttid aero as soon as I sell my 06 audi a4 cabriolet, I have owned a saab tid before and had a tuning box fitted it went like stink!! I miss the comfort of the saab seats compared to the audi just no comparison. I did get problems with the inlet manifold (new 1...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi there, Just joined as I'm looking at buying a Saab 9-3 convertible 2 Litre turbo. What are the main things to look for apart from the usual with a used car? Thanks. Norrie.
  16. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi Some advice on buying found an x reg 1999 93 model s turbo for sale and its only done 42000 miles had the vehicle checked and last pass over to new owner had 9000 miles in 2009. The car is priced £700 and expecting hardly any wear or tear on components is a wise chose? mot and tx runs out...
  17. New Saab 9-5 (2010 - on)
    I have started looked for car but nothing anywhere near me for the money I am prepared to sell. I obviously want to get the best spec car for my money so trying to find one with the Sat Nav etc, but can anyone tell me if the HUD and traffic sign recognition is standard from a certain age of car...
  18. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi all, this is my first post on here. I currently drive a '04 9-5 Aero (250) auto saloon with 114k on the clock which I love. I've also owned a '98 9000 anniversary, a '91 9000 CD and a 900 Tjugofem so I'm a committed Saabophile. I'm expecting a second baby in about a month so I'm...
  19. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi, This may be a dumb/easy question, but what does 52-57 reg & 57-61 reg mean? And how do I find this out on my car. I'm trying to buy a service manual for my '07 Saab 9-3 anniversary edition and need to know which manual is the correct one. Thanks, Dan
  20. Chat
    Hi there guys. I've owned a 9-5 2.3 Linear in the past, and I'm looking for car now. I've always fancied the Aero, but I don't really fancy the price tag, can't find anything good within my budget. So I'm trying to decide between a 9-3 Aero, and a 9-5 Vector Sport (both estates). My plan is...
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