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  1. New Member Introductions.
    Hi all, Im new here! I have a problem on my Saab 93. The locking wheel nuts are seized up and have snapped the key. I have had two garages try and fail at removing them as apparently they are extremely tight. Does anyone know how to sort this?
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I just replaced the rear shocks on our 2005 Saab 9-5 Arc sedan. It’s a pretty easy job except for the (dreaded) rusty nut. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about if you’ve done this job. I first removed the passenger’s side spring/shock assembly. At first I tried to use a closed-end wrench...
  3. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    I'm going to be replacing the right side wheel bearing and was wondering what the driveshaft nut size is and what is the torque is on that nut. It's a '95 cs with 160 k miles. Thanks, Jeffrey
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Well, I've had a lovely day today! After getting my Saab last week I thought it would be wise to get some locking wheel nuts as it didn't have any on the 17 inch alloys at the time. So I went on ebay and found myself some genuine Saab locking wheel nuts. New condition, still in the packet with...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I have a bit of a rattle on my front suspension that appears to be slowly getting worse. About a year ago I replaced the front shocks but only used some mole grips on a socket and an allen key to tighten. Just to make sure they are properly tight, I want to buy the right tool to tighten I. think...
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I am puzzled! :confused: What is the size (metric) for the HUB NUTS in front? My car is a SAAB 93 I, 2.0i, 1999. YS3D Engine type B204i. The car is original and has no sporty changes. Who knows? Thanks Bill
  7. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Before I try and remove the locking bolts with less conventional means, I'm looking for a replacement FER 1708 key at a sensible price. :D Cheers
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi Just went to change the springs on my TTiD4 and found I needed some tools. So far needed a 18mm long socket for bottom bolts on strut 21mm???? swan neck spanner for the strut top fitting Any know if I need anything else for the fronts or rears? Did read the how to, but there is no...
  9. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    In changing a puncture tonight (dark, rain... ) I did what I thought was the hard part (locating the jack in the funny little jacking point), and then managed to strip almost completely the wavy part of the of the locking wheel nut remover tool. The puncture was not so bad and not so far from...
  10. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    We bought a nice silver 2002 9-5 Aero Auto estate in Feb, and I now want to service the brakes. There are two locking wheel nuts on the car and I cannot find a key. We cannot find the previous owner as it was sold by a trader. The holes in the locking wheel nut are three small holes...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi everyone. I have a 2004 Saab 9-3 2.0t. It has had a small oil leak for a little while and it seems like it is coming from this nut behind the engine/ under this hose that goes into the firewall. I've tried tightening the nut but it didn't seem to help. Does anybody know what's wrong? It seems...
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  12. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi lads im looking for a replacement alloy wheel locking nut it s a 3 pronged circular one off a 2000 93 aero 3spoke alloy cant find one on ebay or anything so was hoping to get some advice here. If i cant find one could anyone advise me the best way to tackle taking them off without damaging...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My locking wheel nut key has just snapped, is it possible to get a replacement or is it a new locking set?
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SAAB-LOCKING-WHEEL-BOLT-COVERS-GENUINE-SET-FOUR-BAG-/271155370339?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3f221e9963 Go On ... you know you want some :p
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Like these ...... Has anyone seen plastic covers for the locking bolt too ? :confused:
  16. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    So having bought all the parts for suzies extensive service i begin with engine flush... go to remove the sump plug.. and rounded the nut.. no worries i think, hammer on a 12 mm socket try that.... and rounded it even more, GREAT. what can i do.. quick look on screwfix website and find an IRWIN...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi folks, Is there any way of undoing the top nut on the strut without a windy gun. Need to fit a new strut mount as making hellish noises at times.Already changed bearing 2 years ago so as I got a mount for free thought I would try this as well as putting in some grease. Last time I tried to...
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Sump nut rounded off!!!! Have tried..... 1. Pen Fluiid 2. Hammered on smaller socket 3. Mole Grips 4. Blow torch heat 5. Angle ground a slot to try hammer and chisel.... Still no joy!!!!!! Are these bolts made of tin foil !!!!!!!!! Any suggestions.........
  19. Tyres, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hi All - new to saabscene and Saab's. Had my 9-3 about 9 months now (2nd hand) and noticed that i need a new set of front tyres. I've gone searching for the security wheel nut adapter and can't find it !!!! I've got a 57 Reg 9-3 Airflow. Is it possible to get a replacement adapter, or what...
  20. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    You won't believe what a stray nut can cost you in time and money! See my last post in thread: TID (9-3 150HP) Limited Performance
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