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  1. Tyres, Wheels, and Brakes
    hi guys, i really need some help please. i sent my car for its MOT today and while replacing the 2 front tyres they have found both alloys are cracked so now the new tyres they have put on the car wont hold any air, and i now need to replace the alloys, can you tell me what size stud gap...
  2. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    I was coasting down a hill in N when I accidentally put the car into Drive as the car was still rolling backwards. The car jerked, I slam brake and put back into Neutral. Does this damage the engine/transmission? From googling around there is apparently something called a "torque convertor" to...
  3. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hello all.. I wonder if you could advise. I very, very stupidly drove through a ford on Friday afternoon as was wanting to get home. Water was supposedly 40cm deep according to the measure bar but I was halfway through when saw water coming up over bonnet. Too late to turn back :( Engine died as...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Had a bit of a nightmare day trying to fit a strut top mount. Finally got it back together in the dark and did not notice that the abs wire had got caught on the strut bolt and got crushed. Now the warning lights are coming on telling me there are faults with the abs and traction control. The...
  5. Previous model ranges, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Well guys if you saw my other post, I was rear ended and it turns out that the aero is done, I am livid. The car is almost mint other then the rear damage. I also just bought a nice fresh front bumper which includes all lights, wipers/wiper mechanisms fog lights etc as the original bumper had a...
  6. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Rear Ended, BAD NEWS TODAY! Hey guys, I am not able to get the car to the bodyshop till Monday, just wondering if anybody at all on here might know as a job or just as a car buff what other damage may have occured other then what is visible, I now know that an SUV vs Wagon is not a fair...
  7. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hello! This is my first post, and am aware this issue has been discussed in great detail - but I raelly would appreciate your replies. I have a '99 Saab 9-3 convertible, the Bulkhead went in January 2010 but the car had only done 59k. Saab refused to pay for the repair, I am about to go to...
  8. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    hi All during my 7 hours sitting in traffic getting home on Tuesday I skidded into the car in front on the ice - slow speed less than 10mph and no obvious damage to their car but bit of damage to mine - don't think anything mechanical is broken as car worked for another two hours before I got...
  9. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I've got all the classic signs of a dodgy thermostat (temp not rising when moving & fan not kicking in when stationary) but am having a bit of a 'mare getting someone to be able to fix it. My local main dealer (Norse in Bedford) don't have the part in stock and won't order the part for overnight...
  10. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hello all, I recently acquired a 1999 95 2.3t for spares/repairs. It ran, just about. I had hoped that I could save it but sadly it seems not, not economically anyway, see the photos: pic1 pic2 It seems almost like the top surface of the piston has disintegrated. There is damage to all four of...
  11. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi All, This is a long story so Im gona try and shorten it. -I drive 2 miles a day -Air con stopped working. -Took to saab of Chester under warranty (and recieved shocking service but thats another story) -They advised me it would cost £700 - £800 to repair as it was caused by road damage...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I was unlucky enough to hit a fox the other night; no it wasn't a new form of foxhunting! It was staring at me as I came off a slip road and the b*****r was just staring at me. Mesmerised by my good looking motor? I think not - just stupid! Anyway, said animal didn't move despite my best...
  13. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I Have a 9-3 tid 2002. 2 month ago someone rear ended me not that hard not even a scratch to the bumper so said don't worry to him and off he went. last week driving home i have a rear tyre blow out all the inside of the tyre was worn down to braiding on both tryes n/s/r and o/s/r. looking at...
  14. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    my friend just got his stage1 and wanted me to take a ride with him. it was almost 99 degrees outside here in alabama and right around 5k rpm the engine lost power. we manage to get back to his house take it apart and this is what we found. NOT PRETTY:-( im not really surprised being as though...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Just bought an 06 plate 93 vector sport and was very very pleased with it. This warm weather over last couple of weeks highlighted that the AC wasn't up to snuff though. Couldn't really blame the dealer I thought - I'll take it in and get a regas. Saab dealer informed me that the condenser was...
  16. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi.. While staying at a hotel a couple of weeks back, I was woken by the hotel reception manager to tell me that a coach in the car park had hit my car. The resulting damage is a ripped off front bumper (and bumper bar damage underneath), cracked fog lights, split wheel arch cover, and under...
  17. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi - My windscreen was damaged a few weeks ago, courtesy of some yocal tyowing a trailer with mud clogged wheels. A stone flicked up and caused a nasty chip on the drivers side of the windscreen. It was too big to get fixed and as it is the original Saab screen and the original fits are always...
  18. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hey guys! Im new to the forum after purchasing a 2006 Saab 9-5 4dr Sedan! However, i just recently did a Carproof on it and it says there was "unibody damage" to the car and the point of inpact was the "undercarriage" the cost of the repair was $12000!! The accident happened in April of 2008...
  19. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, having only weeks ago bought my first 9-3 2.0 petrol for £700, I have now also bought an X plate 9-3 SE 2.2TiD 16v. It has been across the top of a round about, and hence got it for £400. It needs; new front bumper & fog lights, Radiator, Front springs and an exhaust repair. I hope to have...
  20. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Driving in Hampshire tonight on a B road, the lorry ahead of me had either a piece (large) ice/snow or asphalt go under the truck and then flyup and hit the front end of my 9-3. Since it was in the evening and lots of traffic there was not much I could do. The object took out two vents on the...
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