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Old 3rd November 2010
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Default 9-5 with rear drums?!

What it says in the title. I saw one the other day. Lower end one, had what appeared to be klingons, but they had to have been 16s - and I don't know that the klingons ever came in 16s. We were in the parking lot and parked next to it; I expressed surprise at the drum brakes and told my wife that I thought it was an '01, and she rolled her eyes and called me a nerd.

At any rate - a 9-5 with rear drums?! Did they actually ship that, or did somebody do some terrible surgery?
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sure it wasnt one of these??


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At any rate - a 9-5 with rear drums?! Did they actually ship that, or did somebody do some terrible surgery?
Never heard of that before
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Never heard of that before
Huh. I'll have to keep an eye out for it. There are quite a few Saabs around here, so...

Actually, that reminds me: My mom has a black 2006 9-3 Aero, and she lives right next to us so she watches my two-year-old son a lot.

It turns out that one of the moms at his daycare has a black '06 9-3 as well - though it's a 2.0t.

So, we're leaving one day, and my son sees the other Saab, and says, "Gramma's car! Gramma's car!" ... So, he knows what a Saab 9-3 looks like, but he doesn't know the difference between a 2.0t and an Aero.
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I've never seen a 9-5 with drums before either. But regarding the mystery wheels, they were offered on the base 9-5 in '99:



And they were a 16" wheel.
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Isnt that the stock Aero wheel for the 9-5?
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yall are nerdssssss




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Isnt that the stock Aero wheel for the 9-5?
Aero "klingons" (17"):



'99 base (16"):

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