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  1. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi all I have a 2004 1.8t 2lt vector 93 with 152k. I have an engine oil leak and was thinking about a steam clean to find out where it's coming from, is this advisable. Thanks in advance
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi all, New here as i've recently acquired a 95 Griffin, apart from the regular visits to the petrol station (22.8 mpg) I really love this car and have known it for the last 9 years as i know the previous owner and that he maintained it properly. Last September he spent £1600 on a whole host of...
  3. Chat
    has anyone attempted this, ive read various reviews on both car interiors and leather sofa's and whats best detergent for one of better words prior to steaming maybe worth asking deano or the guys on detailing world aswell
  4. Wash and Brush Up
    Hi everyone, I recently bought from Halfords a steam cleaner but unfortunately I need to plug it in a wall socket. Since i can not drive my car in the house and I don't have a drive I have a sort of problem. I might have a solution but I need a reply from someone who knows what is talking...
  5. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi guys, Been running my old '96 900S (been in the family since new) here in Norway. Last winter the heater took forever to warm up so this year I got around to changing the stat. Heater then got super hot (too hot methinks), but what the heck it was minus 15 and I wasn't complaining! We don't...
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all, I'm a newbie to this and hope you can help me with my 1998 9-3. I pressure washed my engine bay today and ran the car after to dry off the water. Went out to it 20 mins later and it wouldn't start. Opened bonnet to find smoke coming out of multiway connector at side of ignition coil...
  7. Saab News
    Boston Power’s CEO, Christina Lampe-Onnerud was recently interviewed by Earth2Tech where she indicated that the electric vehicle partnership with Saab Automobile is “full steam ahead”. The partnership with Boston Power was officially announced on December 11th, although we first heard about the...
  8. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi all, I'm relatively new to Saab ownership, having acquired my 9-5 earlier this year. It has a problem whereby after starting and before the engine is properly warm, it produces significant quantities of steam from the engine compartment when idling. I thought this might be down to a hose...
  9. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hello all I have Saab 95 V Reg V6 Petrol (Griffin) but I am seeking some advice as its bit sick/dead After 1 hour of driving, I noticed steam coming from under the engine, just as I was stopping. 1 Coolant expansion tank was 'bubbling' and spraying coolant out.. (Stand well back) 2...
  10. Saabscene Events
    Chipping Steam Fair - Lancashire - 24th - 26th May 2008 Last year we arranged a Saturday day trip to Chipping steam fair. We all had such a brilliant time we have decide to attend again this year but this time make a display of ourselves..(Yes I know some of us won’t have to try too hard...
  11. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Driving home from work I got a warning on the SID saying the coolant was low. Paying attention now I realised when I stopped that steam was coming out from under the bonnet but luckily I was round the corner from my house I've had the bonnet out and there is a jet of steam coming from...
  12. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    I took my 9000 2.3 lpt for it's MOT today.... it failed. They found 1/2" of corrosion on one brake pipe, but stopped the test during the emission test when there was a whoosing noise and a lot of steam from under the bonnet. It lasted only a couple of seconds and then the steam dispersed. We...
  13. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Hi all, I have two cars in for engine related repairs. So the engine bay is more accessable than usual. I'm considering doing a clean-up on both. Seen those handy dandy hand held steamer things, advertised on TV as well as in the newspapers. I'm considering using one to steam away any...
  14. Saabscene Events
    Just a reminder to all you ownes of older Saabs (pre 1984) about the The Rover P5 Owners Club 'Picnic & Steam' National Rally at The East Somerset Railway, Cranmore, Somerset this weekend (22 August). If you want to wander around the station and take as many trips on the train as you want...
  15. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    I've finally recovered enough to go through my photos of "steam & Spares" and the chaos afterwards I met Kevin (Aerohead) at my place and we headed to Luton Airport to pick up KevinY - he'd flown in from Amsterdam where he's working for a few weeks before returning to the US. Many thanks...
  16. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    In the 'other' thread a mention has been made of a convoy from Yorkshire. Some members said that they would like to form some sort of convoy. Some from York and some from South of the Republic of Yorkshire (Sheffield area). I had intended on starting from here (Ripon) around 10 ish (I'm...
  17. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Nottingham Transport Heritage Center at Ruddington just south of Nottingham. Who's going, then? 1. BillJ (and Aerohead?) 2. 3. 4. 5.
  18. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    So who's coming to the Steamy Sparesy day? I shall be there, look out for a silver 9-3 with blue ragtop, W411EOX. I shall hopefully behave myself on the drive over from Brum.... Honest officer.......
  19. Classic Saab 900 (1979 - 1993)
    Does anyone have contact details for Ian McCabe (I think that's his name). The Irish guy who had the big stand in the corner. Thanks - Simon.
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