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  1. Wash and Brush Up
    Thought id share this with ya. When I bought my car new, I made them leave all the shipping covers/tape etc on when I collected it under advice from my mate who runs a well respected detailing company. I was gonna get the autoglym pack on an offer but didnt as he said it would be far better...
  2. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hey, does anybody know if the Faraday cage effect is also given for soft-top roofs as good as in "normal" cars? I was in the centre of a really strong thunderstorm a few days ago with a lot of lightings everywhere around and I was asking me that. I guess it also safe because there is the...
  3. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Our softtop, convertible is using oil. I have found that both left and right main cylinders are leaking at endcaps around piston rod. It then becomes very noisy and sottop fails to operate. Topping up the oil, gets it working again. Can any one recomend replacements other than OEM, or has...
  4. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    My wifes saab 93 yr 2000 makes a hydraulic noise when half way to closing. sounds like low oil. the SID gives a message and stops. If you lift up a bit and try again it closes, but where it used to fully shut it now leaves a gap by the windscreen that makes it harder to clamp it on the front...
  5. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all I've just become the proud owner of a lovely amethyst lilac (sounds horrible but isn't) R reg convertible. I'm over the moon with it but like all new owners am trying to get it just right. I am refurbing the hood and leather courtesy Renovo and leather dye etc. However I do have another...
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Is there a gadget anyone has come across which alleviates the, albeit slight, drag of holding the button down when folding the roof up or down? Would be lovely to just flick a switch and be done with it (OK, would still have to do the latch as well). Thanks JB
  7. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I've got the Saab part number for the hydraulic oil for the soft-top on a 2000 93 'vert, but I've not been able to find an alternative source. Does anyone know what the spec for the oil is? All I know is that its NOT the same as that for the earlier models which used 10W engine oil. Bob.
  8. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Wifey is after a soft top, now which would be a better buy in the £3-4k region, a classic or ng 900? Will have to be a top spec turbo, looking on the trader a later t16s is the same money as a ng, which is the better option? Down side is my ng turbo 5 door is going But I get the 9-5 to...
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