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  1. News/Current events
    It’s OK if you’re not an automotive engineer. Of course, if you are, this probably isn’t for you because here are 10 basic things every motorist should be able to do. How many of them are you capable of? Read more >>
  2. News/Current events
    Cover your eyes, hide your kids, hide your wife! Here’s a rundown of the ugliest cars you can buy today. Read more >>
  3. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    Saab 9000 Aero, 1994, 2.3 Turbo Parked car for 3 weeks while out of town. Everything had been working fine. Tried to start, battery almost completely dead, starter did not even click. Charged battery (it's relatively new) and it took full charge. Put battery back in car, as soon as i connected...
  4. New Member Introductions.
    Hiya! Saabnut from Sweden. Been a lurker for years. Thought I might answer a question I read today and give something back to the forum. Have always been driving SAABs. Have had v4's, 900, 9000, 9-3's. Current SAABs: ng9-3's. One of each: saloon, estate and a convertible. BR
  5. New Member Introductions.
    Hello. New to this forum but quite knowledgeable about Saabs which I have driven for many years. My first car was a Saab 900Turbo, MY 1979. I bought that car at the age of 17, and it had an engine failure. I restored the engine so that the car was running and driving when I got my drivers...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    After working with Billet Pro Shop. They have now made a Short Throw Shifter for the 03-06 9-3 5-speed manual. i bought this shifter and i was extremely impressed with the build quality and look. if you have ever missed hard shifts or sometimes find yourself searching for the gear because of...
  7. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi All, Ever since I've had my Saab 95 2007 Vector Sport Estate, I've noticed that if you have TP (Traffic Report / Traffic Priority) on, there is often a short silence as the TP signal is lost (the display says No TP) and retunes (not the station you are listening to but the TP signal, behind...
  8. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Time has one to sell my 9-3 convertible after 3 months of owning. I can honestly say I was the worse car I have ever owned. Cheaply made, cheap interior rattles, scrapes. So if anyone is considering a Saab, just be warned :)
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    so got a new set of 45mm lowering springs on warrenty as my old ones front snapped guessing my oem dampers are shot rides got a little bumper so before i mess about i went n bought somne top mount bearings and these not mega expensive but be better than oem and wont blow seals out ! ( i hope )...
  10. New Member Introductions.
    Hi all thanks for being here, based in Cheltenham UK, wife just got back in my 2000 9-3 with the headlamps on full beam in bright sunshine! I asked why and she said they were not turned on. The instrument panel showed a high beam light. The light switch was definitely turned off. Then I noticed...
  11. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hello, Looking at a 03 Aero for my son, 210k on the clock. Runs perfect but uses a little oil, don't know why yet. Down the road it will most likely will need a rebuild. My question is, will a 1998 short block from a 9000 bolt up, will the head work. I understand bits and pieces are going to be...
  12. Saab News
    <div align="center"> With Saab parent company Spyker Cars having secured a 30 million euro short-term loan, Saab vehicles will now resume production after a payment dispute with suppliers forced them to suspend their operations. Saab CEO Victor Muller released a statement to the media...
  13. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi I have a 02" Aero with 68000 miles which i have maintained throughout. My problem is when driving in cold weather the car performs well. heats up and then for some reason the temp gauge falls to nil and i cannot clear my windoes in the minus temp i have had the car checked and thermostat...
  14. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hiya all I'v just become the owner of a Saab 95 Vector 2.2 TiD Estate. My first diesle Saab. After a few days experienced the following on the motorway whilst haveing driven at speed (80 .. 90 .. .. ) for a short while. I felt a definit loss of power from the engine, it didnt cut out, just...
  15. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    The drive belt on my 2001 9-3 2.0 SE Turbo convertible recently shredded itself on a dying air con pulley and I understand that there is a short belt conversion that bypasses the air con compressor. I don't see the need for air con in a convertible so I'm happy to lose it, it should also...
  16. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi All, I shredded the belt on my 2001 9-3 (2.0 T) due to a bad a/c compressor pulley. (symptoms: severe grinding noise at low rpms, confirmed by rotating a/c compressor by hand and feeling quite a bit of play and more grinding noises). I am tight on $ and time this week so I want to bypass...
  17. 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...
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