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  1. New Saab 9-5 (2010 - on)
    Any recommendations for roof bars? Cost more of an issue than appearance. They won't be used often. Thanks!
  2. Saab Recommendations
    My 2004 9-5 sedan, at 108,000 miles. is starting to cost more in repairs than it is worth, and I'm beginning to look for a replacement. But it needs new rear shocks right now. Can anyone suggest inexpensive shocks that won't screw up the handling and ride? I'm more ocncerned with shoirt-term...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I currently have an ODBII reader for my car which has been useful on a few occasions with generic errors and resetting them. I was wondering if anyone can recommend a decent OPCOM reader as I like to be able to interrogate the fault codes a little further (only generic faults show up on...
  4. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Hello Folks, I'm looking for some advice on what the best suspension parts are to buy for my C900. It's a 1992 900 Aero S LPT with FPT conversion. I'm thinking Bilstein B4 shocks as i'm quite happy with the set I've put on my 9-3 to replace the tired OEM ones. But i'm not sure what springs to...
  5. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    The main beam on my 2004 9-3 Aero Conv is like a searchlight but the dip beam is as much use as a tea light in a hurricane. Short of going for a full upgrade to HiD can anyone recommend a way of improving the dip beam performance. Headlights themselves are perfect with no damage to the...
  6. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hello , I've just got a 2005 9-5 2.2tid but the check engine light comes on and off ,so I thought I'd plug my mates reader in but this doesn't work with mine ,and after doing abit of reading , it looks like quite a few don't work with mine , so can anyone recommend a code reader (under £60) that...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    So looking to swap the rear shocks on the sportwagon (feels sloppy on the rear) Considering either Monroe Reflex at £88 a pair or MaxTracs at £56 a pair (seemingly dutch???) Front is getting Monroe Reflex (got them cheap brand new from someone clearing out stock) Quite fancy Bilstein...
  8. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Hi all I have just pulled my engine and gearbox from my 1992 900 turbo. I am looking to get the gearbox (manual) rebuilt as the syncro on second appears to have failed. Can anyone in recommend anywhere that does 900 gearbox rebuilds. I am based in midlands, but could courier gearbox to...
  9. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Good day! I recently bought my first Saab, a 2007 9-5. My question is about tools. I have a full set of 1/4, 3/8, and 1/2" drive, standard and metric. I have no Torq sockets or bits at all. I know I'll need a set of both. What sizes will cover most DIY work? For external Torx is a socket set up...
  10. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    So looking at getting a stage 1 / stage 2 remap done along with EGR and DPF delete... However tuner I would ideally use is in Ellesmere port (11 hour round trip), so wondering if anyone knows of any GOOD remappers in Scotland who DON'T want insane sums of money
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all I've got the lowly 1.8t Vector Sport (2008 '58) at the moment, but I bought it cheaply knowing I could remap up to around 200hp and wouldn't get hammered for tax like with an Aero (sensible man eh?) So, now the top priority job is complete (Mki9000) it's time to get the power upped...
  12. Saab Recommendations
    I'm looking for coil overs for my 03 9-3 linear, I'm just wondering what everyone else has on their cars and if they like them and how much they cost, I'd like to hear from people with the 03-07's but lets hear what you got
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi All. I'm looking to buy a set of after market HID's. I know that I want 55w/6000k. The question is, can anyone suggest a good kit? I have been told by various people that VVME do a good kit. Do I need to be looking for any type of ballast. e.g. Digital, Canbus, slim? Any thoughts welcome.
  14. Saab Recommendations
    I'm really picky where I take my car, sometimes the garages you go to are awful, sometimes they are great. I've always had the luxury of shopping around a bit as my work takes me around the country. So, I'll just post up who I rate as excellent, I wont bother with the crap as I'm bound to get...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My aero is nearing 107k and the suspension is starting to get particularly worn and showing signs of its age. I have my eye on a set of maptun roadholding coilovers, springs and drop links: http://uk.maptun.com/shopProduct.php?pid=4278&hl=121&cg=&car=slumpa Are there any better alternatives...
  16. Saabscene: Performance
    Looking for a decent blended remap for my 2005 9-3 Tid 150. Any recommendations for somewhere cheapish in the North West. What questions should I be asking any perspective tuner?
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Noticed both front springs are broken so thinking of replacing the springs struts & top bearing What do people recommend I replace them with? don't want it any lower tho Cheers
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Anyone got any recommendations for tyres for 9-3 Vector Sport, 225/45/17 size? Not really looking for performance as I'm not in the habit of racing around the place. More interested in price and the mileage I can get out of them. Any ideas gratefully received!
  19. Tyres, Wheels, and Brakes
    Saab 9-3 1998 convertible 2.3i Current tyres.... Pirelli p6000s 205 50 16 W Hello people, Car just back from MOT, passed with a few advisories, one of those being Tyres walls deteriorated. Unfortunatley, i'm unable to get hold of this particualr make as they are not made anymore, and...
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