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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    On Saturday morning I set off with a friend to Cambridge.. The actual destination was The Imperial War museum at Duxford on Sunday. Thats a run of about 225 miles from where I live. My car didnt miss a beat and averaged 56.3mpg, which I am more than happy with. I kept to 70 - 75mph on the...
  2. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    I'm replacing the GT17 in my 2005 Vector with a TD04. I have everything I need except the turbo! I don't really want to go for a Chinese clone if I can help it. Anybody have a good one - with no shaft play, as they say?
  3. Tyres, Wheels, and Brakes
    Put some of these on the front the other week, so far so good! http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/225-45-18-JINYU-YU61-95W-XL-225-45-18-2254518-2-X-CAR-TYRES-/151346527224?pt=UK_Cars_Tyres_RL&hash=item233cf4bbf8 Reviews here... http://www.tyrereviews.co.uk/Tyre/Jinyu/YU61.htm Quiet, don't spin up...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Its the charcoal one too ! (I bought two) :thumbsup: £12.50 all in http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/160401029051?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys, Need new shoes for the TTid... Have to be reasonable in winter weather and excellent in the rain. Rainsport 2's spring to mind. I currently have Hankook V12's due to the previous owner and they were woeful in the winter and shocking in the wet. Budget is around £500
  6. Wash and Brush Up
    Hi all, I've just bout a 2006 9-3 Vector Sport in Silver. Its in pretty good condition all around but there are some small patches of paint that have the dreaded swirl marks on them and there is also the usual tree sap and tar deposits. I used to use Meguiars clay and 3 step cleaner / polish...
  7. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    I thought the repair-free lull was too good to be true :-( mechanic spotted the super thin and very corroded oil pipe from the turbo is weeping - I read somewhere on here that someone chopped out the corroded bit and clamped a piece of fuel injector hose in place. It was commented that this...
  8. Saab Recommendations
    Hi, looking for a decent Indy to reduce costs. I live just north of Brighton. I'm aware of Turners Hill SAAB, however, my family have had a number of bad experiences with them. They are also jot cheap. A while ago they kept 'fixing' a water leak in the boot of of their 900 vert. Never solved the...
  9. Current model range, FOR SALE and WANTED
    hope somebody would be able to direct me in as where I could get decent one? I have already made requests online part finders and etc Thanks!
  10. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I hope somebody would be able to direct me in as where I could get one? Thanks!
  11. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Just heard the news about the saab takeover well thats good to know £900,000 a car makers taking on a well known name saab no more cheap gm.
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    hiya folks just wanted to know if this is a fair deal i currently have a honda civic 2005 1.6 sport in black and i went to renult last sat holdcroft and i saw this saab 9-3 2003 53 plate 2.0T aero up at £5699 so i enquired about it so they want to swap my car which is worth a little more plus i...
  14. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi guys. Just wondering if anyone has any recommendations? I'm looking to spend about 7K on a decent looking SAAB diesel, 9-5 maybe. Is this achievable? Any help welcome. ta ta
  15. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I have a 1998 93 2.0i which i use as a run about its covered 125k and runs superbly apart from a knackered drive shaft on the nearside, which i`ve known about for the last 7k. The chattering from the shaft when decelarating is becoming unbareable so i have decided to have it looked at, but i...
  16. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    After long spell in traffic, came to lights alongside a big CBR tonite Knowing there was a fun bend coming up and little congestion, I went for a play with the CBR full pelt,(9K Abbott Aero). As I come out of the bend, Blue lights flashing behind. Oh [expletive deleted] 3 points minimum, big...
  17. Saab Recommendations
    Although i can perform many service items there are a few I would need a garage for. time and facilities being two of the factors. does anyone know of a decent saab speicialist or independent garage in the wonderful county of essex who is competent enough? I have been to a couple of people and...
  18. Saab Recommendations
    Does anyone know of a really good body shop in the south essex area? One that can Guarantee an immaculate finish? This would be for a full respray. Any replys would be greatly appreciated. Tom
  19. Saab News
    (although I'm a little confused by the second sentence?):- Saab 9-5 2.3T Vector The Swedes might not shout about it, but the Saab 9-5 has been a real success for the past two years. New diesels and a neat Tourer have helped boost sales of the BMW 5-Series rival to unprecedented levels. And...
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