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  1. New Member Introductions.
    I have a saab 9-3 1.8 petrol 57 plate After I exit and lock the car all seems good.Then after a short period of time my headlights come on for no reason.Sometimes I mess around switching engine on and off or turning lights on and off and the the headlights go off. Its very randon but clearly...
  2. New Member Introductions.
    Hello, I live in East Yorkshire, near Hull. I have only been a Saab enthusiast for 14 years, since buying my first Saab 1990 Carlsson, which I still own. I also bought a 91 Carlsson Cs, unfortunately these are getting rare, and so are parts! so anyone with same interests lets share them. John
  3. New Member Introductions.
    Just a line to say hello I've just bought a 2007 9_3 Sportswagon here in Spain. No idea what model other than its 1.9tid 150bhp dark blue with beige half 'leather'! Drives beautifully and solo comfortable which will be a bonus on trips back to UK ??
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Problem with Vector 93 Diesel this morning. The heater blower stopped working. Checked fuses which seem ok but also cannot hear the flaps setting when turning on and off the ignition which you are aware that a motor hums for a short while when switching off. Checked the cabin filter under bonnet...
  5. New Member Introductions.
    Been saab owner for 4 years. Got 2 saabs working on third. 91 900s convert, 85 900s 4 door and soon a 85 900 turbo 3 door. The turbo has been sitting 8 years hope to be bring it home soon so the fun can begin again.
  6. Saab News
    Saab History has recently participated in a program called “Where We Live” with National Public Radio’s Connecticut affiliate this morning to discuss the the status of Saab along with Saab’s history in Connecticut. Having received a request to be part of this program, I extended the invite to...
  7. Saab News
    Given that John, Stu and I were judges in the Saab Pride of Ownership competition, we couldn’t exactly enter photos in it ourselves. I’ve got heaps of photos I could put in, but my favourite shot was actually taken by Stu, so that wouldn’t have done, either. And Stu doesn’t have a Saab at...
  8. Saab News
    I’ve just read that John Gardner, the novelist who wrote a number of James Bond books after the death of Ian Fleming, has recently passed away. Gardner was the author who placed Bond in a Saab 900, nicknamed The Silver Beast, instead of his usual British ride. <blockquote>Gardner’s efforts...
  9. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, Not being a computer boffin, I dont know how to link the article I read with interest in yesterdays (24.02.07) Telegraph, (if, indeed, it is on the HJ website). I'll tap out the article, which I hope you will find interesting. Perhaps it could be copied to the bulkhead seperation board...
  10. Saab Forecourt
    Well here's my favourite SAAB to date: 1998 Dark Blue metallic with blue hood 2.0 Turbo Sensonic convertible Stage 1 ECU Upgrade Lowered springs/dampers 16" OZ Racing Alloys 3" Downpipe and exhaust We have far too many Porsche Boxster and B*W owners round here -...
  11. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Just wondered if anyone had seen this website: www.honestjohn.co.uk Seems pretty good and comprehensive to me (not just from a Saab point of view). Any other thoughts??
  12. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Guys, Are you around for that intended meeting this Thursday? We could hook up for a drink & chat somewhere in Sussex if you fancy.
  13. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Can you believe everything you read in the papers? This from Honest John's Website: Saab 9X Coupe What's Good Began as a concept car, but now thought likely to reach production by 2003 on one of GM's new platforms. Concept car has 300bhp 3.0 litre V6 putting out 302lb ft torque at 2,200rpm...
  14. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Collected my new Saab yesterday 1999 Saab 9-3 SE Sport (HOT) Marvellous. I have done almost 200 miles in it already (I have beaten rob123, yet?) but the weather has been absolutely atrocious, so it is not particularly nice to drive very far. First impressions? Quiet. Smooth, mostly...
  15. Saab Recommendations
    Anyone used John Delany Motors in Stockport? Claim to be an independent Saab specialist. Thinking about using them for a timing chain overhaul!! Ouch! Any horror stories out there?
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