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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    To cut a long story short, I've been having nightmares with my 2008MY 150 bhp Vector Sportwagon. Two years ago had the DPF cleaned but it blocked again this year. Was told by cleaning company that it was burnt out. They sourced a 2nd hand original unit and cleaned this. This didn't work for more...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi. I have been a member since 2008 ( when I brought a 9-3 1.9 TID) Today I purchased a 2008 9-3 Turbo X. Lovely looking and sounding car, the problem is, whilst driving home the 90 miles from Surrey I noticed that if I tried to drive hard the car was very hesitant and jerky from about 3000...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi car is now a cat c write off, not removed anything to look at full extent of damage but from the bad pictures what do people think would be the best way to repair / get repaired Or would it be better to strip & scrap it?
  4. Tyres, Wheels, and Brakes
    I have to replace the tires on my 93 aero and I was looking for some feedback on a few different brands I'm looking at. At the mo there is Goodyear F1 Asyemtrics on the car but they now have to be replaced. My size is 235/45R17 94 It is the first time I had to replace tyres as car was only...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi folks , i have a 93 1.9tid on a 54 plate I bought the car christmas week and drove it 300 miles back home without fault and have been running around all over christmas also without any issues ...... Now this is the problem , over the last week when the car gets upto running temp it starts...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    So I have the option of buying a Turbo X. Great looking shape. 2 owners (owned by a Saab dealer first). No Accidents. The current owner has never had a problem with it. I know the rear differential can be a problem with Turbo Xs, however, the current owner has never had an issue with it. He...
  7. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I bought this on Wednesday...£350 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Saab-900-silver-5dr-alloy-wheels-/190826823609?_trksid=p2047675.l2557&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEWAX%3AIT&nma=true&si=nEEarY%252BUtvyFOAWbzA65Vnu%252Bz0w%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc The seller forgot to mention a full stamped service book up...
  8. Chat
    got to say im not a big fan http://www.lifewithsaab.com/2013/03/2013-saab-93.html http://www.lifewithsaab.com/
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    next is new and new is always challenging.
  10. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    With the impending demise of my 2000 9-5 2.3LPT SE estate (175.5k miles) and what is looking like a hefty repair bill (turbo and head gasket) I'm waiting for the garage to give me the final outcome and the rough price to repair her but just in case its terminal I've been looking for another 9-5...
  11. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi All, I am considering buying a 2002 Saab 3.0 TiD Vector http://cars.donedeal.ie/for-sale/cars/2898689 or a 2002 Aero Hot http://cars.donedeal.ie/for-sale/cars/2627006. I know the diesel has done 140,000 miles and does not have much of a service history but by the look of it it has been taken...
  12. Saabscene: Performance
    Hello all I've been pondering the idea of fitting a TuneIt black box to my 95. Has anyone any experience of this economy booster come tune up gadget?
  13. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Okay So am now looking at cars This one is local to me, not exactly what I want (parchment leather), but more expert views appreciated on spec year and price? http://dealerservices.autotrader.co.uk/2084/stocklist.htm Many thanks Fabes
  14. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    I noticed yesterday my 9-5 2.3 Vector has just clocked up 76,000 miles (I know, it's just about run-in) and it prompted me to dig out my records. I bought it in November 05, with 13k on the clock. This is the longest I've owned a car, 52 months. The mileage isn't the point of interest, but the...
  15. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    I replaced my governor seals yesterday using the link below based on the symptoms such as transmission not shifting, slipping, shifting at random time etc....after pulling the governor housing out it was pretty easy to see what happens over time...the seals get brittle (very brittle)...to the...
  16. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Ok I knew what I was in for with this model a parts bin special to fill a gap in the model range. Not a proper Saab, but for £300 it’s a lot of car for a super clean 900s Coupe in Silver full Saab history. Owned and loved by the obligatory old Gentleman in this case a veteran WWII navy man...
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