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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all my name is Tom, this is my first post as I am new to Saabscene. I am hoping that someone can point me in the right direction with the following problem. Late 2007 9-3 Vector Sport Anniversary 1.9 TID 150 Z19DTH Engine 52000 miles The problem I have is that when idling cold or full...
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Jeez, my old saab is still going strong?? despite having been sold by me back in 2011.She has been up on this site several times and with several prices, and now in a different part of the country.She still does not look to have aged at all.It just goes to show how good a build quality saabs...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    So I have had my 9-3 Tid 150 for about 3.5 yrs now and I have been very happy. Only having the alternator go and usual bushes go. Thought I would take the time to give the engine a clean, its been a bit lathargic (spell check required) recently so egr came off and was Very dirty cleaned and...
  4. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all, Our 2002 Saab 9-3 Convertible (73k 2.0T) has a strong smell on start up accompanied by white smoke. This goes after a few mins and the exhaust smokes goes as well. Any ideas? Head gasket?
  5. Saab News
    Some welcome good news at last!!!! And this time not about restarting production or suppliers or joint ventures etc etc http://www.carpages.co.uk/saab/saab-sales-18-05-11.asp Doing well in the UK too... http://www.choicequote.co.uk/news/car/priv...in-uk-sales.asp...
  6. Saab News
    Innovatum releases a statement about Saab Automobile’s strong future with their new owner, Spyker Cars. It is Innovatum that has recently partnered with Saab Automobile, Boston Power & Electro Engine that will be producing the 100 electric Saabs in the near future. Saab + Spyker + Innovatum =...
  7. Saab News
    Photo Credit: Saab History The ongoing press coverage of this event leading up to, during and now following has been outstanding. A thank you to all of the members of the press that have contributed to covering this event in such a positive and thorough way. Here is the leading coverage that...
  8. Saab News
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  9. Saab News
    The Saab Club of the Netherlands, who recently created a nice banner titled “SAAB, Get A Move On” with regards to the sale, are at it again. This time, they have added a nice line to the bottom of the classic “Saab, Made In Trollhättan” sticker that Saab owners and enthusiasts place on their car...
  10. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    iv got a 1997 900se turbo talladega, it's got 150000+ on the clock iv had it for 2 years and only changed the drive belt idler wheel. not had any other problems with it except the usual (tyres, broken foglight) the guy who had it b4 was a saab nut. any hint of a problem and it was in the saab...
  11. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi all I had an oil a couple days ago. When to check the level and noted that the oil had a strong petrol kind of smell, although looked fairly clean. Any ideas? That normal? Also, today I was driving along and gave it a boot - then the thing start cutting out and then stalled completely...
  12. Saab News
    The fact that Saab have managed to retain a strong and loyal following gives some indication of the importance of brand strength. Saab's brand loyalty focus is reasonably narrow however, when compared to the big guys. BMW and Audi have become behemoths in the executive car sector...
  13. Saab News
    [ Saab Australia ] Saab achieved its best-ever global and European sales results last year, with growth of 5.4 per cent compared to 2005 ... View the full article
  14. Saab News
    This just in from Saab Automobile AB. Saab’s outlook on the future is looking brighter every day. <blockquote> 2007-01-03 Strong Growth for Saab in 2006 Saab returned a strong global sales performance last year, achieving growth of 5.4% compared to 2005 and setting best-ever volumes for...
  15. Saab News
    [ Saab USA ] Saab returned a strong global sales performance last year, achieving growth of 5.4 percent compared to 2005 and setting best-ever volumes for both worldwide and European sales. ... View the full article
  16. Saab News
    [ Saab Global ] Saab returned a strong global sales performance last year, achieving growth of 5.4% compared to 2005 and setting ... View the full article
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hey all, I have 2003 Saab 9-3 ARC. After staring the car, I can smell a very strong exhaust/fuel smell. At first start, there is a somewhat strange gargling like sound coming from the muffler. Any ideas? Fuel injectors...Oxygen sensor...or worse? Thanks Dave
  18. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    hi guys my 9k passed its mot today but whilst on the brake test part when the guy drove foward quickly and applied the brakes we had a very strong smell of fue from the outside of the car !!! checked under bonet but no visable signs of leakage strange as it only had a quatre of a tank in...
  19. Saab 95 & 96 Two stroke and V4 (1949 - 1980)
    I have noticed that the 2 stroke is running a little lumpy. I have checked the spark and on the rear 2 cylinders i have a really good strong blue/white spark (with the spark plugs disconnected). On the front cylinder the spark is weak and yellow-ish. I changed the rotor arm, dizzy cap and lead...
  20. Saabscene: Performance
    Hi guys, Has anyone found a way to make your tranny stronger? Maybe a shorter throw from gear to gear and able to withstand 300 plus horse power in a 9-3 or gm900? My transmission right now is very sloppy can anyone help?
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