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  1. New Member Introductions.
    Hello, fresh norwegian here! Asked for lokal workshop how much i had to pay for them to unlock aux option in head unit. Nothing else. Bastards dared to ask for 500 bucks for 10 min of job. So i guess ill try to pop in some old aftermarked stereo i have lying around.
  2. Tyres, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hi One of the alloy wheels on my 9 3 vector is a bit of a state - previous owner obviously kerbed it a few times I phoned up one of these mobile wheel refurb companies - they wanted 100 pound for one wheel . Is this something I could have a go at myself? I see you can buy alloy repair kts...
  3. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I've been a Saab fan for years but went to the dark side for a while, but I'm keen to get another one now. However things have moved on and I can no longer afford to go for the engine I want and have to do with the engine that is most suitable for my needs. This is a diesel. I'm on a tight...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All, About 2 months ago my 2004 9-3 2.0t Convertible went to a local garage (former Saab Technicians) to have a water leak + other bits fixed. Returned with garage invoicing for new Water Pump and other works £683. As the car was my fair weather toy it was not used but returned to its home...
  5. Saab News
    Oh dear... I sure hope Saab manage to do something. It has always shocked and amazed me as to why Saab are not the worlds leading car manufacturer. We all know just how good these cars are in comparison to a lot of other cars.... A heavy bit of...
  6. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Good morning all, I see it's now reported the 3800 staff cannot be paid at present. Following on from supplier payment problems it looks like the end? Report can be found at Bad news. Regards: FRank
  7. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    This may seem like a daft question but why pay for a SID replacment when it gets pixelated? I just bought a 8 year old 9-3 and the SID was a bit dodgy. SAAB Dealer advised that ALL SID's have a Lifetime warrenty and SAAB will replace for free if they pixelate. He advised he made a warrenty...
  8. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Hi :thumbsup: I have 6 Saab's now but have found a 1992 900T convertible with 74k on the clock. Not been used since October last year, battery naff. Have started it. Runs OK don't know if Turbo works. (1)it will need a new rag top (how much am I looking at) Also it wouldn't open (it did...
  9. Saab News
    As he has mentioned in the past, Swade’s better half, Mrs. Swade, has family near the Pacific coast of Canada in the province of British Columbia. It appears that the connection has paid dividends with the Vancouver Sun, the newspaper that serves that region. Mr. John Turley-Ewart, a writer...
  10. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, My 9-3 is up for service (a major one I think). Just wanted to know what sort of money everyone is paying from their Indies for this. Ive been told to expect between 160 and 180 which to me sounds reasonable. Cheers Jonathan
  11. Saab News
    Personally, I thought throwing in a potted plant was going overboard. Maybe he could have just packed the root-ball in a hessian bag. Not Saab related, but I couldn’t resist. From The Local <blockquote>A 66-year-old man from Tranemo in western Sweden faces criminal charges after convincing...
  12. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    I have recently been given a ticket & £60 fine for parking in a pay & display car park without having a ticket. The problem is I did not see any signs or machine to show it was a pay & display car park. In fact on further investigation: In the over-spill parking area that I was in there is...
  13. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hello I am posting under a new heading that will hopefully gain greater interest and get some replies to help me. I had previously posted about a problem selecting reverse and general stiff gear selection. Car is still within warranty, and clutch is most definately not slipping. Dealer has...
  14. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    The government¹s proposal to introduce road pricing will mean you having to purchase a tracking device for your car and paying a monthly bill to use it. The tracking device will cost about £200 and in a recent study by the BBC, the lowest monthly bill was £28 for a rural florist and £194 for a...
  15. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Recently (2 weeks ago) bought a 2004/04 plate aero with 35K miles and lux pack/ventilated seats (and the much berated sat nav) for £11000 in a private sale. Was happy with price even though it was due a 36K service. Having looked at a couple of price guides today they are now putting retail a...
  16. Saab News
    I bet he is thankful he is not on a performance related pay package !!!!! 07/02/2006 13:53 General Motors cuts dividend by 50%; lowers exec pay NEW YORK (AFX) -- General Motors Corp. Tuesday announced further restructuring plans, including a 50% reduction in its cash dividend and a revision...
  17. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Bath Chronicle 20th April 2005 A French couple have returned to their native country after racking up unpaid parking fines of £12,000. Council officials had been aware of the motorists' antics for several weeks before the pair left their jobs in Bath. But despite being given information by the...
  18. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    A 9k 2.3CSE fpt,auto, Mot Dec 05 Tax Ap/May, 177k, fsh, grey leather, wood, a/c, body fine just the odd (very odd) rusty blister here n there. It's had 2 owners from new, drives quite nice just a kind of "rumbble" from underneath, think it's got to be the shocks or something.
  19. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    For a 92' 2.3T CSE (I take it it the fpt dunno yet)with everything on it mem seats the lot, 170k, auto, leather. It's got a FSSH, it supposed to be very good condition. It's mot'd till Jan and tax till Nov, but he said he would put a full years mot if I didnt haggle, so what would you pay.
  20. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring Not too keen on that What happens if you speed - would the insurance company be obliged to tell the Police?
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