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  1. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I have a 99 SAAB 9-3 SE 2.0 4 door hatchback. I need to replace my rack and pinion, I was wondering if anyone could tell me how difficult of a job it is and if there are any important factors that I should be aware of to get the job done right? Any advice would be helpful. Thank you.
  2. Saab 99, 90 (1969 - 1984)
    Hi can anyone hel me identify these gears look like 99 4 speed, marking on the crown wheel are 871013 31.6 10 6 and 3.19 there are 6 and 31 teeth giving a ratio of 5.16 : 1 Thanks [email protected]
  3. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Ref: 2.2 diesel manual est Vector Sport MY05 – 137k Hi Guys A couple of weeks ago I posted about my whining gearbox - in 3rd and 4th gears, 3rd been slightly louder, but both been very slight at the moment. I was near my local main dealer so I called in, they went out for a test drive and...
  4. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Hi trying to fit LSD to 9000 Aero box MY97 and we have found it has some early Aero parts, specifically the crown wheel (part recessed) long diff and different pinion rod. thus with my short LSD i need the parts to get this box back to std. So if anybody can help, mine is a *** 101 box...
  5. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi - Has anyone had to replace the gearbox bearings before? I believe they are also called pinion bearings... I have searched the site and it seems from very early posts going back to 2003 that Saabs tend to have a whining noise coming from the gearbox and resulting in bearing failure. How big...
  6. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    hey, i have a 89 saab 9000. with an auto tranny and turboed, the other day i slammed the pedal and heard a loud pop from under the hood, motor still runs great, but the car does not move at all no reverse or foward motion at all, not even an inch. it whines now when in gear. could it be a shear...
  7. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Dear all My gearbox has been making a slight whining on the overrun, particularly in first or second gear. My local saab garage says it is probably the pinion bearings starting to wear. Has anyone tackled these themselves and what sort of job is it. Also, is there any tips for delaying the...
  8. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Dear all My gearbox has been making a slight whining on the overrun, particularly in first or second gear. My local saab garage says it is probably the pinion bearings starting to wear. Has anyone tackled these themselves and what sort of job is it. Also, is there any tips for delaying the...
  9. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    My (manual) gearbox has developed a loud whine over the last few thousand miles. My mechanic tells me that it needs a replacement unit. Having just had a quick search through the archives I notice that pinion bearings can be a cause of such a whine and that this is more like £300 for repair...
  10. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    My (manual) gearbox has developed a loud whine over the last few thousand miles. My mechanic tells me that it needs a replacement unit. Having just had a quick search through the archives I notice that pinion bearings can be a cause of such a whine and that this is more like £300 for repair...
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