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  1. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    I purchased these by mistake. I Brought the wrong size. Private sale of a set of Brand new unused genuine GM 302mm front disks and pads. Part number 93186298. Located near Southend in Essex. Ideally collection required due to the weight. Could arrange courier at cost if interested. Price...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Front pad on their last legs and disks a little lipped too so whilst i am doing the pads i might as well fit new disks. Would be nice to know what size the disks are as i understand there are several different sizes available, given it's the 210bhp and an auto (no engine braking) likely to be a...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I changed all disks and pads yesterday, plus a fluid change. The job went well and I am happy with the result. One thing is bothering me though, the handbrake seems to come up much higher than before. I'm not 100% sure as I rarely drive the car as it is my wife's. It does come up a helluva way...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Yeah OK with a micrometer or similar you may say ..... I dunno bout you, but my Tid doesn't have a space to allow this unless you pull the brakes to bits... & Measure...... What do you lot do ? ... My Braking system works just fine, I just wondered if I was missing a trick ? :thumbsup:
  5. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi All My 9-3 Hatch Aero is due a new set of pads and disks for the front. Not sure on the size of the disks, but I would like an improvement without spending silly money Any recommendations please. Regards Mike
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    The usual dilemma - should i go with what the dealership offered or get the disks/pads myself and pay them only to put them on? Last week I was in my local Saab dealership to check my brakes and apparently my front disks are scored and the pads need to be changed (they suggested that the pads...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I have had a quick flick through and couldn't find a topic on this. Mrs Rag-Top's 2006 9-3, 1.9 TiD 150 Sportwagon has done 116,00 miles and 7000 miles ago we had new discs and pads fitted all around. Two weeks ago we had a grinding noise form the rear under braking which I though was dirt or a...
  8. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I've tried to search on here for similar posts but to no avail. My query is in relation to the Saab CD / Tape / Radio unit in my 2000 X reg 9-5. My CD player has long been unwilling to play CDs. Having recently acquired some Isopropyl Alcohol I thought there was no harm in taking the stereo...
  9. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Saab part No 12779159 europe sat nav disks for sale, boxed as new only had them since September, 2 disks. Open to offers Saab 1.9Tid 150 Tunit Tuning box, boxed not registered for warranty only used since July 09. If driven sensibly increases mpg but if you hit the gas pedal it certainly gets...
  10. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi, I have read that brake disks have a special coating to protect them when new and that this needs to be removed before fitting. I have seen people using carb cleaner amongst other stuff.. Any recommendations on what I should use? Preferably something I don't have to wait for delivery for...
  11. Saabscene: Performance
    As the title says really. I need new front brakes on my Aero very soon and was wanting to upgrade from the standard. Have read a few people recommending the above combo, but some people saying the pads suffer from squeel. Your reviews/opinions please, or advice on other combo's Kind regards...
  12. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi, My front tyres are done and need replacing. My rear tyres are not matching but they are both ok. Plan is to buy 2 new tyres for the rear and move the two rear to the front to wear out whereupon I will replace them with the same as on the rear. Now, while this needs doing, so do my disks...
  13. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    After taking my MY03 9-5 Aero for its MOT the technician advised that the fron brake disc are replaced asap, I am in the process of contemplating an abbott upgrade so any thoughts as a good perforamnce brake disc. I havechecked out Elkparts and seen the GD1070 EBC Brakes for 162.15 and also...
  14. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    So after having company cars for the past 12 years,I'm going to get my hands dirty and change the front disks/pads on my 93.Is there any websites or can anyone give me any information to help such as specilised tools needed etc,somewhere where I could see pictures would be great as I'm led to...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I pick up a 9-3 1.9 TiD Vector Sport 54 plate next week can anyone tell me if the dash 6 CD autochanger plays mp3's off CDs, I think the system is es2-7. Many Thanks Mick
  16. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Well i got my front disks and pads done and got my radiator fan fixed.. I passed on the info from here to the garage about what was likely wrong with the fan and you guys were dead right, corroded cable/connector below the radiator.. Was actually well pleased at £85 for the lot (i supplied the...
  17. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I have just found out that the dealer has also replaced the front Pads and Disk and wondered if anybodys knows how much this work would have cost at the main delaer and independant?
  18. Saabscene: Performance
    Hi, Has anyone fitted Zimmerman cross drilled brake disks to their car, or has any more info about them? I am thinking of getting some but want some feedback first. Thanks in advance. Andy
  19. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I am looking to change the disks and pads on my 1997 saab 2.0 turbo convertible, does anyone have a step by step guide? pics etc?> if not off for a haynes manual but thought it's well worth a try
  20. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I read (some time ago) a post with instructions on how to replace rear disks on a 9-5 but have failed to find it using the search. Does anyone know where this info is. Thanks Martin
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